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    Darien family members volunteer at same nonprofit

    Darien Times By Sandra Diamond Fox Volunteerism certainly runs in the blood of the Russell family of Darien since four members have volunteered for the same nonprofit organization — Building One Community (B1C). Since 2017, Holly Russell has taught English Language and Learning classes at B1C. Her oldest son Liam, 20, tutored English Language Learning…
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    Hats off to Second Annual Summer Math Program

    Stamford Patch AUGUST 2019, STAMFORD – Building One Community – The Center for Immigrant Opportunity (B1C), in collaboration with Roxbury Elementary School, successfully wrapped up its second annual Summer Math Program this week. The month-long Summer Math Program started as a pilot program last year created by then Rye Country Day School Senior and B1C…
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    Stamford’s Avon hosts ‘Building the American Dream’ screening

    Stamford Advocate STAMFORD — The Avon Theatre in Stamford is hosting a Documentary Night screening of “Building the American Dream,” Thursday, Sept. 12. Co-presented by Building One Community, the event will include a post-film Q&A with producer Mario Troncoso and attorneys Andrew D. Schau and Doug Penn. Read full article
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    Local, state advocates condemn new immigration policy

    Stamford Advocate By Tatiana Flowers GREENWICH — Local agencies serving immigrants say a new rule announced by the Trump administration misrepresents immigrants and will make it harder for them to find security and fully contribute to society. Although President Donald Trump has long campaigned on a promise to crack down on illegal immigration, the new…
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    Together We Stand rally voices support for immigrant community in Stamford

    News 12 Connecticut STAMFORD — Residents gathered in Stamford Monday night to rally around the immigrant community. Together We Stand was organized as a reaction to the mass shooting in El Paso and other events that organizers say have left people living in fear. They wanted a large demonstration of unity and a chance for…
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    In Stamford — city, state leaders pledge support, safety to immigrant community

    Stamford Advocate By Humberto J Rocha STAMFORD — Carla Esquivel, who came from Guatemala 20 years ago, knows what it’s like to feel like a stranger. But what she feels in 2019 is something new, a continual state of fear, especially in the wake of the El Paso shooting last weekend where 22 people were…
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