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June Food Distribution in Bridgeport

LifeBridge will once again team up with Bridgeport NAACP, and Bridgeport-OIC along with Alpha Kappa Alpha and the Black Chamber of Commerce to distribute food to families who may need the extra boost to help them through tough times with the hope that they will never have to be in need again. The distribution is…
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American Red Cross is Hiring

The American Red Cross is looking for a Recruitment Specialist for Volunteer Services. Please share the information with your networks, friends, and family. They are hoping to find a person who is bilingual in English/Spanish. Applicants can follow this link to apply: https://americanredcross.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/American_Red_Cross_Careers/job/Farmington-CT/Volunteer-Services-Recruitment-Specialist_RC44724 By joining the American Red Cross  you will touch millions of lives…
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City of Bridgeport Celebrates 200 Years on June 2nd, 2021

Join us for the BPT200 launch event as we celebrate Bridgeport’s individuality that has evolved to our identity today as a strong and diverse city. Enjoy tastings from a variety of signature Bridgeport restaurants (TBA), music from Rick Reyes Trio, famous Bridgeport Historical Character Performances, Student Artwork & more! Special BPT200 program with guest speakers…
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Hartford Latino Fest 2021

WE'RE BACK! 7th Annual Hartford Latino Fest 2021 (12noon – 7pm) COMING TO DOWNTOWN HARTFORD, CT.  September 25, 2021 with Three days of Festivities! Event Producer Now Seeking Sponsors and Vendors at: 860-983-5629 Sponsors already committed for 2021: Please visit us at HartfordLatinoFest.com This event is part of the Summer in the City. For more info at: …
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AARP Virtual Jazz Concert with The Latin Heartbeat

You're Invited! Join AARP CT virtually for an evening of original Latin jazz music by The Latin Heartbeat Orchestra, featuring special guest musicians Kevin Figueroa, and Zacai and Luques Curtis. William Mendoza, The Latin Heartbeat Orchestra producer/director, will join AARP CT Volunteer Gladys Rivera to talk about the music and its connection to culture. Resources…
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BCYL Upcoming Events

Caribe Night Under the Stars To benefit BCYL programs and scholarship fund. You 're invited to enjoy the Caribbean breeze and get some COVID relief! SAT | 12 JUNE 2021 | 6PM Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course 2390 Easton Turnpike Fairfield, CT 06825 Cost: $75.00 21+ Event Dress Attire : Men - sports coat or guayaberas;…
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FCCF & LGB Nonprofit Boards 101 Workshop

You're Invited! Nonprofit Boards 101 Workshop May 20, 2021 6:00PM - 7:00PM  Organizations are making an effort to diversify their boards so that they more accurately represent the communities they serve. Join Fairfield County's Community Foundation and Leadership Greater Bridgeport for an educational webinar discussing the benefits of nonprofit board leadership to learn how you can use…
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Virtual U: Latin American Studies 3-Part Series

Virtual U: Latin American Studies 3-Part Series by AARP CT Webinar Wednesdays: Join us as we welcome Dr. Mark Overmyer-Velazquez inaugural University Campus Director of the University of Connecticut at Hartford as he offers to us a 3-part series on Latin American Studies from his lens as a Professor of History and Latinx Studies.  Dr. Overmyer-Velázquez…
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About One-in-Four U.S. Hispanics Have Heard of Latinx, but Just 3% Use It

Young Hispanic women among the most likely to use the term Pan-ethnic labels describing the U.S. population of people tracing their roots to Latin America and Spain have been introduced over the decades, rising and falling in popularity. Today, the two dominant labels in use are Hispanic and Latino, with origins in the 1970s and 1990s respectively. More…
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