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  • BUILDING ONE COMMUNITY IN THE NEWS

    Jun 18 2020

    Future uncertain for thousands of CT immigrants awaiting Supreme Court ruling

    CT Insider By Justin Pappas For much of his adolescence, Anthony Barroso had a clear understanding of his limitations. A bank account and driver’s license were not in his future. Working legally, too, was not realistic because of his immigration status. Until he was in his early 20s and then-President Barack Obama issued the 2012…
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    Jun 4 2020

    Building One Community to offer free COVID-19 testing in Stamford

    Stamford Advocate STAMFORD — Stamford-based Building One Community will be offering free COVID-19 testing from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday at the parking lot at 75 Selleck St. The rain location is 77 Selleck St. Individuals who don’t have health insurance will be tested for free. Those with insurance will be tested with no copay…
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    Jun 1 2020

    Denied stimulus checks, ‘powerless’ families seek help from local groups

    CTPost By Justin Papp The obstacles came one-by-one. Because of a health condition, Nidia Marin’s husband found himself unable to work. Then, with the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, Marin lost her job as a housekeeper. The financial strain on the family was only accentuated when, at the beginning of May, the 43-year-old Bridgeport resident…
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    Jun 1 2020

    A Partnership Making a Difference: Bank of America and B1C

    The Patch COVID-19 relief fund donations continue to support the Stamford immigrant population.   Stamford, CT: Building One Community (B1C) receives hundreds of calls a day from a community in distress, and its COVID-19 fund directly supports the most vulnerable populations. Many immigrants have been living paycheck to paycheck, with jobs such as childcare providers, restaurant workers,…
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    May 29 2020

    Lamont tours Stamford agency to view shift toward coronavirus relief

    Stamford Advocate By David Fierro STAMFORD — On a day when a new report revealed minority populations’ true vulnerability to COVID-19, Gov. Ned Lamont toured Stamford’s Building One Community Friday to see how the non-profit has redefined its mission and services to immigrants in the face of the coronavirus crisis. “Building One Community takes care…
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