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YouthBuild Bridgeport Program Enrolling Young Men and Women

YouthBuild Bridgeport is enrolling young men and women interested in obtaining their GED while learning construction trades.  YouthBuild Bridgeport is a program of the Workplace funded by the US Department of Labor in partnership with Habitat for Humanity and Park City Communities. Qualifying youth will be: 18-24 years of age Bridgeport Residents Drug Free Interested…
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Groundwork Bridgeport Launches ‘Love Your City’ Challenge Calling on City’s Youth to Help Beautify the Park City’s East Side Neighborhood

Winning Team to Receive $500 to Make Their Project A Reality BRIDGEPORT, CONN. (January 25, 2017) – Groundwork Bridgeport, a nonprofit organization that promotes environmental, economic, and social well-being in Connecticut’s largest city, today announced the launch of their firstever “Love Your City!” Challenge. Groundwork Bridgeport is calling on high school students from Bridgeport to come…
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Blood Drive Sponsored by GBLN

When: Saturday, February 18th 7:45am – 1:00pm Where: McGivney Community Center 338 Stillman Street, Bridgeport You can put the power of faith into action and help save a life! Sponsored by GBLN and The Knights of Columbus Council #12615. To schedule an appointment please call Gloria Miranda at 203-543-2886 or Ramon Jimenez at 203-685-1845. Download…
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Saluting Kiley Rodriguez, NVL all-star performer

Kiley Rodriguez, Derby High School senior, excelled in athletics this year. Congratulations to Derby High School senior Kiley Rodriguez for being the Naugatuck Valley League's 2017 Girls Indoor Track Outstanding Performer, Top Senior, and Top Distance Runner. Kiley placed first in all her events: the 1000, 1600, and 3200 meters. She is also the captain…
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Puerto Rican Songbook performance workshops coming up

Our Puerto Rican Songbook concert is coming up (stay tuned for details)! And leading up to that, we offer three free music-and-conversation workshops to give our performance some context. Save the dates for this series of fun and informative free workshops: Saturday, March 4 Typically Puerto Rican – La Musica Tipica de Puerto Rico. Learn…
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Bridgeport 2017 Election Calendar Set

Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill has released the 2017 election calendar that governs candidate eligibility for the September 12 primary and November 7 general election. The calendar covers key dates for ballot access, filing deadlines, party endorsements and issuance of absentee ballots. See calendar here Some key calendar dates: Party endorsements: July 18-25,…
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Please Consider Volunteering to Judge for Connecticut History Day 2017

We need your help at the upcoming Connecticut History Day (CHD) Regional Contests! Please consider signing up as a volunteer judge. Judges will meet students from across the state who have spent months researching a topic and are eager to share their work. It is going to be an extremely competitive Spring 2017! To Volunteer: Click here…
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Youth Recruitment – Spring 2017 Youth Programs

Groundwork Bridgeport is now accepting applications for our Spring 2017 youth programs! One is a 6-week program that will provide youth with the opportunity to learn about urban forestry and participate in community service projects. The other will have high school students helping with Groundwork Bridgeport’s new initiative to activate and revitalize Washington Park in the East Side of Bridgeport.…
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