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May 12 2023

Stamford Teacher of the Year goes to ‘superhero’ Turn of River educator Elba Sims

By The Stamford Advocate/ Ignacio Laguarda   STAMFORD – Turn of River Middle School educator Elba Sims was recently named Stamford Teacher of the Year. Sims runs the New Arrivals…
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May 4 2023

Darien Community Fund Volunteers honored

By Randi Weiner/ The Darien Times   The Community Fund of Darien held its 44th annual Volunteer Celebration recently, honoring more than 86 Darien volunteers from 18 local nonprofit organizations. The…
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Apr 10 2023

Each day, Stamford’s ‘jornaleros’ navigate uncertainty and exclusion in search of work

By Connecticut Public Radio / WNPR Day laborers, or jornaleros as they are called in Spanish, are immigrant workers who depend on finding a job each day. In Stamford, they…
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Mar 28 2023

New Milestone for Building One Community

By Stamford Patch – Building One Community. Stamford-based Building One Community (B1C) reaches the milestone of supporting more than 15,000 immigrants in Fairfield County. Since its inception in 2011, Building…
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Mar 9 2023

CT legislators push for more mental health support for kids

By Jessika Harkay, Ginny Monk,, CT Insider State lawmakers are confident that Senate Bill 2, which has passed out of the Committee on Children, will continue to build upon…
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Mar 4 2023

CT immigrants got care for their child through Medicaid expansion. A new bill would expand it further.

By Jared Weber – Stamford Advocate His family’s journey two years ago from Honduras to Norwalk was most taxing for Juan’s 5-year-old daughter. “She suffered a lot during the trip…
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