Recent Posts by Carolyn Gonzalez

Millennial Hispanics in ‘survival mode’ over their finances

Latinos statistically live longer than whites and blacks, and are more likely to rely on Social Security — and live in poverty — in their retirement. That's scary. Millennial Hispanics are in "survival mode," and not inclined to be more strategic with their finances, says one financial expert. This is why we're organizing a Money…
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Many council members will face primary challengers

Hector Diaz. Photo: Connecticut Post Bridgeport's City Council race is an example of "democracy at work," says the local newspaper. Seventeen Democratic candidates have successfully forced primaries in nine of Bridgeport’s 10 council districts. That means challengers have received enough signatures to force their incumbent councilperson into a primary election on Sept. 12. The primary race…
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Soulsa Sunset Cruise sets sail July 20

As usual, our supporters were ahead of us. They have been asking about this year's sunset cruise on the Bridgeport-Port Jefferson ferry. Well, here is what we know so far. Mark your calendars for July 20, and for the rain date of July 27. Because we love Soul and Salsa, we're calling it the Soulsa…
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3 days of celebration from the Puerto Rican Parade of Fairfield County

Dancers in traditional costumes dance to salsa music on one of many floats during the Puerto Rican Day Parade on Park Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn. on Sunday, July 12, 2015. Photo: Under the theme “Power and Pride in Our Voices," this year marks the 24th anniversary of the Puerto Rican Parade of Fairfield County…
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