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Join Us for GBLN’s Annual Sunset Cruise

ARE YOU READY TO LIVE, LAUGH, & DANCE WITH US?! We are extremely excited to invite you back to GBLN'S Annual Sunset Cruise in partnership with the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson ferry and sponsored by our friends at PSEG and AARP! JOIN US ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 5th and enjoy a beautiful summer evening with appetizers…
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Surprising Out-Of-Pocket Costs for Caregivers

New research from AARP shows that nearly 8 in 10 of those caring for an adult family member (78%) are facing regular out-of-pocket costs, with the highest burden falling on younger caregivers and those who are Hispanic/Latino or African American. The organization is launching a national campaign this week urging Congress to do more to support…
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Back to School Supply Collection

The Caroline House of Bridgeport is holding a school supply collection! With the beginning of the new school year in sight, we are excited to begin our Back to School 2021-2022 School Supply Collection to benefit the children and families of our students. With your help our student's children will be ready to go back…
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GBLN Sunset Cruise

Save the date! The Greater Bridgeport Latino Network is extremely excited to announce the date for our Annual Sunset Cruise in partnership with the Port Jefferson Ferry. This year's Sunset Cruise will take place on Thursday, August 5th (rain date of Thursday, August 12th.) The evening's schedule will be as follows; 5:30pm-6:45pm on the dock…
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Access Health Enrollment Extended to August 15

How to Sign Up for ACA Health Insurance in Connecticut For FULL DETAILS click here! En español Most residents of Connecticut are eligible to buy health insurance through Access Health CT, the state’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace. And you might be able to save money on premiums, thanks to expanded federal tax credits in the March coronavirus…
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Puerto Rican Parade 2021

Puerto Rican Day Parade of Fairfield County 2021 Sunday July 11th, 2021 It's free to attend and begins at 11AM. For more information or to participate please contact Frankie Colon at 203-814-2153 or email 1stviceprpfc@gmail.com
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Meet the Latinx Advocacy Team at CFJ

BUILDING THE LATINX CONNECTION CFJ is pleased to announce that our LatinX Bilingual Domestic Violence Advocacy Team has expanded its staff, providing crisis and supportive services to our Spanish-speaking clients. Since its inception last year, the LatinX team has provided direct services to 248 CFJ clients impacted by domestic violence. Recently, Laura Silva, an experienced…
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AARP Connecticut 2021 Legislative Wrap-Up

2021 was a very unusual year at the Connecticut General Assembly. The Connecticut Capitol may have been closed to the public because of COVID-19 restrictions, but AARP Connecticut staff and volunteers were still vocal and active, virtually advocating on behalf of older adults and submitting nearly 50 pieces of legislative testimony. Some of the areas…
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UI Covid-19 Payment Plans

Covid-19 payment plans with UI will be extended through July 20th, 2021! Find more information in the infographic below or visit uinet.com
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