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Hartford (4/25/16) – The state Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Lead and Healthy Homes Program, in partnership with the Latino and Puerto Rican Affairs Commission (LPRAC) has produced a lead poisoning prevention educational awareness media campaign targeting Connecticut’s Latino population. Childhood lead poisoning among Latino children is nearly double that of White children, motivating the…Read more
Prof. Saulo Colon, M/W 12:30-1:50p A survey of Puerto Rican society, both in Puerto Rico and in the United States. The course will explore the history, culture, values, traditions, relationships, politics, art, literature, Diaspora and daily life of Puerto Ricans from 1898 to the present crises on the island. Register online at www.housatonic.edu.Read more
Board of Immigration Appeals 5-Day Training Monday, May 23, 9:00 am-6:30 pm thru Friday, May 27, 9:00 am – 6:00 PM For the first time, through the Immigration Strategic Funders Collaborative, a training allowing participants to meet the Federal Board of Immigration Appeals requirements to provide immigration legal services will be held in Connecticut. The Collaborative invites volunteers…Read more
How to Facilitate DACA/DAPA Clinics with information on “Know Your Rights if You are Undocumented” and “Effective Community Outreach” Saturday, May 14, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm with 9:30 breakfast (Greater New Haven) for staff or volunteers who speak English and/or Spanish Immigrant families are under constant threat of deportation. The Deferred Action (DACA and…Read more
The Puerto Rican Parade of Fairfield County has a great schedule of events lined up leading all the way to the annual festival. We hope to see you at some of these events and as always the PRPFC appreciates your continued community support. Visit the PRPFC calendar of events If you are interested in participating in…Read more
St. Vincent's Medical Center sites of care are now veteran healthcare providers outside VA BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - April 1, 2016 - St. Vincent's Medical Center today announced a partnership to provide care through the Veterans Choice Program, giving veterans the opportunity to receive care at St. Vincent's locations throughout Connecticut. Now qualified U.S. veterans who…Read more
The Marin School Career day is on May 3rd and May 5th at 10:30 AM. We are looking for speakers that may have some kind of connection to urban schools or communities; preferably Bridgeport. We are looking for speakers that have grown up through the Bridgeport system and have succeeded in their chosen career path.…Read more
GBLN Welcomes its 2nd Pa’lante Partner, Michael Gargano Jr Ed.D. President/CEO of St. Vincent’s College in Bridgeport From Michael Gargano: "SVC Proudly Supports the Greater Bridgeport Latino Network. We are committed to increasing participation from underrepresented populations in the health filed by offering observation and shadow programs with elementary and secondary schools at the college…Read more
Where: Bridgeport Holiday Inn 1070 Main Street Bridgeport, CT 06604 When: May 4, 2016 – 3:30 P.M. Awards and Recipients Theodore and Margaret Beard Excellence in Teaching Award Brianne Bresky - Bridgeport Military Academy Alicia Robinson - Roosevelt School Eve Sarra - Central Magnet High School Awards for Outstanding Teachers Christine Blaszczynski - High Horizons Magnet School Donald…Read more
The Bijou Theatre has partnered with the Greater Bridgeport Latino Network (GBLN) and Artist-In-Residence, Rick Reyes, for a special GBLN event and tribute to the Puerto Rican Songbook.
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