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Six Family Conversations

Wednesdays, October 28 to December 16 Ready for School, Ahead for Life. Family conversations, dinner and childcare provided for families with children up to 6 years old. Sponsored by the Bridgeport Public Library, Literacy Volunteers of Greater Bridgeport, and the Bridgeport Alliance for Young Children. Event Info: Bridgeport Public Library 925 Broad Street Bridgeport, CT…
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Entrepreneurship for Creatives

Wednesday, October 21, 5:30 to 7:30 PM The Greater Bridgeport Latino Network has partnered with UB’s “The Innovator’s Series” to bring you three area creative entrepreneurs as they discuss the strategies they employed to  direct their creative talent into a successful business! Valeria Garrido-Bisceglia, M.B.A., Business Advisor with Connecticut Small Business Development Center. Ramon E. Peralta…
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Help Us Spread the Word About DACA

In 2012, after many years of community struggle, President Obama announced a program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) which would protect certain individuals from deportation and provide a worker's authorization. There are about 14,000 people in Connecticut that may qualify for Deferred Action. Help us spread the word about this program and connect…
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Read Aloud Day

Thursday, October 22, 2015 The School Volunteer Association of Bridgeport (SVA) is celebrating the 30th anniversary of Read Aloud Day in the Bridgeport Public Schools.  Over 650 volunteers are being sought from the greater Bridgeport area to read to every pre-kindergarten through sixth grade class. SVA will provide the books that will be read and…
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Tango Lovers: The best musical show of the year

Friday, September 25, 2015, 8 PM The show that is revolutionizing all stages will perform in several cities in the US, and have included The Klein stage for the performance of a world renowned cast of awarded dancers, musicians and singers. Tango Lovers, awarded by Latin ACE 2015 as "The Best Musical Show of the…
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Blood Drive

Saturday, September 26, 7:45 AM to 12:45 PM Sponsored by GBLN and the Knights of Columbus Council #12615 Event Details Saturday, September 26th 7:45 AM to 12:45 PM McGivney Community Center 338 Stillman Street, Bridgeport To schedule an appointment, please call: Gloria Miranda (203) 543-2886 Ramon Jiminez (203) 685-1845 Rick Cruz (203) 526-2807 Visit us online…
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Bridgeport Public Education Fund FIRST DAY

Reading is the key to school success.  One good way to encourage reading is to give a child their very own book.  On September 2nd each first grade student who enters a Bridgeport public school will be presented with a copy of Crazy Hair Day written and illustrated by Barney Saltzberg.  The books are being…
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LPRAC 2015 Legislative Summary

the CT Latino & Puerto Rican Affairs Commission has released their 2015 Legislative Summary!  Read about what your state legislature has gotten done this past year here.
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