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2019: A Year of Building Collective Power

In 2019, Hispanics in Philanthropy continued responding and engaging where they were needed the most in our communities. From supporting organizations along the migrant corridor who provide essential and services to providing leadership training and capacity building to front line defenders and creating opportunities for everyday givers. They've organized and provided funding to allies and…
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The People of Puerto Rico Continue to Suffer From Multiple Earthquakes

PUERTO RICO UPDATE – February 7, 2019 A 5.0 magnitude earthquake hit southern Puerto Rico this past Monday. The ongoing shakes continue to raise concerns regarding unstable infrastructure in a region that has been hit by earthquakes every day for more than a month. Earlier in January, the island was hit by 6.4 magnitude earthquake…
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Generation Now 4th Annual Civics 101 Workshop

WHEN Saturday, March 28th – Sunday, March 29th, 2020 WHERE University of Bridgeport, John J Cox Student Center Now in its fourth year, Civics 101 is a free, 2-day workshop focused on building community power through civic knowledge! Tickets are available on a sliding scale, please pay what you can afford. For more information, please…
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Beware of Social Security Phone Scams

Telephone scammers are pretending to be government employees. They may threaten you and may demand immediate payment to avoid arrest or other legal action. Do not be fooled! If you receive a suspicious call: 1. HANG UP! 2. DO NOT GIVE THEM AMONEY OR PERSONAL INFORMATION! 3. REPORT SCAM AT OIG.SSA.GOV Download the flyer
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5th Annual: A Hip Hop Expression of Black History

February 29th, 2020, from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm Margaret Morton Center, 999 Broad Street, Bridgeport, CT It is a family even. Food will be served. We recommend parents bring their youth. There will be a panel discussion on Hip Hop and Gun Violence. On February 29th, 2020, from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm, CT…
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Community Links / Cadena Comunitaria

Saturday, February 22 10AM – 2PM Social Room in the University of Bridgeport’s Student Center 244 University Avenue Please join the Center for Family Justice and the University of Bridgeport at a community resource fair showcasing the best of what Bridgeport has to offer. There is no registration required, so come drop in at any…
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Global Pechakucha Day: From The Heart

The PechaKucha celebrates 2020 and a GLOBAL PECHAKUCHA DAY with our theme: FROM THE HEART. You will hear authentic, personal stories — interesting experiences demonstrating passion and creativity that may make YOU laugh, cry and/or spark new ideas! If you have any questions email PKBridgeport@gmail.com or call John Swing at the Barnum Museum (203) 331-1104…
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