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2019 Civics 101 Workshop: Building Community Power Through Civic Knowledge

Date/Time Saturday March, 23rd–Sunday March 24th, 2019 Location University of Bridgeport Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD) 84 Iranistan Avenue Bridgeport CT 06604 Civics 101 is a weekend workshop dedicated to boosting civic knowledge and participation here in Bridgeport. It pulls together people who’ve been in the trenches, have subject matter expertise, and are willing…
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HIP Webinar: How Will National Child Welfare System Changes Impact Latino Children?

Are you aware of the significant changes to the national child welfare system, and the impact this will have on Latino children and families? Learn about the Family First Prevention Services Act, and the enhanced options, opportunities, and strategies for leveraging investments to improve the lives of vulnerable children and families, and to strengthen support…
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Public Hearing and Design Workshop for Resilient Bridgeport

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 6:00-8:00PM Schelfhaudt Gallery Arnold Bernhard Arts and Humanities Center 84 Iranistan Avenue, Bridgeport, CT A Public Hearing and Design Workshop for Resilient Bridgeport will be held at the Schelfhaudt Gallery, located in the Arnold Bernhard Arts and Humanities Center, 84 Iranistan Avenue in Bridgeport, CT. PUBLIC HEARING The evening will begin…
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Grant Writing Course at Housatonic Community College

This course offers an overview of grant writing basics, including general guidelines, language, statement of need, cover letter, executive summary, evaluation, budget, etc. It will cover sample grants and discuss researching of funding opportunities. The course is recommended for individuals involved in grant procurement and grant preparation. UPCOMING COURSE INFORMATION CRN: 2189 DAYS: FRIDAY DATE:…
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The Bridgeport Parent Leadership Training Institute

PLTI is a family civics initiative of the Connecticut Commission on Women, Children & Seniors Helping parents who care Become parents who lead The Parent Leadership Training Institute enables parents to become leading advocates for children. Parents' opinions are often unheard. They lack advocacy skills, but not the motivation or will to change their children's…
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Apply for the Bridgeport Waterfront Mini-Grant Challenge

Do you have a great idea to draw people to Bridgeport’s waterfront? The Bridgeport Waterfront Advisory Board will be granting funds for ideas and projects that will draw people to Bridgeport’s waterfront and make public spaces on the water more vibrant. The application is due March 31, 2019. Click here to apply. Please share widely…
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Public Input Needed on Reducing Impacts of Natural Disasters

Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Underway Elected officials in Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford, and Trumbull are seeking public input on ideas for preparing for natural disasters such as the flood on September 25, 2018. Events such as floods, hurricanes, thunderstorms, winter storms, and other natural hazards affect residents and businesses every year. These events…
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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Share your knowledge, and make a difference in someone’s life in 2019! Looking for a way to get involved in your community, or to help those in need? Becoming a Literacy Volunteer tutor is a great way to make a positive impact! Literacy Volunteers help adult students learn to speak English, or improve their basic…
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