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    Stamford organizations plan multiple events to address gun violence

    Stamford Advocate By Sophia Vaughan STAMFORD — It’s a sign of the times that the Vigil for School Safety and an End to Gun Violence set for this Sunday was first planned four months ago, before 34 people were killed in three separate mass shootings over the past two weeks in Gilroy, El Paso and…
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    Training Program for Immigrants Helping to Solve Home Care’s Workforce Problem

    Home Healthcare News By Joyce Famakinwa In-home care organizations continue to look for new and innovative ways to combat the increasingly dire workforce shortage. One program is trying to solve the industry-wide pain point by helping immigrant students become home health caregivers through specialized training. Read full article
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    Building One Community encourages summer reading

    Stamford Advocate By Matthew Brown STAMFORD — Children and their parents took part in a month-long summer reading program, designed to help prevent the summer slide of reading and reading comprehension. The Building One Community program in its 6th year, encourages parents to work with their child and pairs students in grades K-5 with volunteers…
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    How a Dozen Immigrant Parents Organized to Transform Literacy in Their District

    Education Post By Alejandro Gibes Parents’ love for their children is the single greatest—and most underutilized—natural resource in education. I learned this firsthand as a son. My parents escaped political persecution and made enormous sacrifices to immigrate to the United States so that my sister and I could have better educational opportunities. Read full article
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    Immigrant students learn to be home health aides

    Stamford Advocate STAMFORD — Twenty students graduated from Building One Community-The Center for Immigrant Opportunity’s (B1C) Home Health Aide program in partnership with Norwalk Community College earlier this summer. This program prepares local immigrants to fill home health aide vacancies and become economic contributors to the local community. Read full article
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    Immigrant Students Graduate From NCC/B1C Program

    Stamford Patch STAMFORD — Building One Community: Twenty students graduated from Building One Community – The Center for Immigrant Opportunity’s (B1C) Home Health Aide program in partnership with Norwalk Community College (NCC) earlier this summer. This program prepares local immigrants to fill Home Health Aide vacancies and become economic contributors to our local community. The graduating…
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