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The Puerto Rican Experience

Prof. Saulo Colon, M/W 12:30-1:50p A survey of Puerto Rican society, both in Puerto Rico and in the United States. The course will explore the history, culture, values, traditions, relationships, politics, art, literature, Diaspora and daily life of Puerto Ricans from 1898 to the present crises on the island. Register online at www.housatonic.edu.
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Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) Training

Board of Immigration Appeals 5-Day Training Monday, May 23, 9:00 am-6:30 pm thru Friday, May 27, 9:00 am – 6:00 PM For the first time, through the Immigration Strategic Funders Collaborative, a training allowing participants to meet the Federal Board of Immigration Appeals requirements to provide immigration legal services will be held in Connecticut. The Collaborative invites volunteers…
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Community-led DACA/DAPA Training

How to Facilitate DACA/DAPA Clinics with information on “Know Your Rights if You are Undocumented” and “Effective Community Outreach” Saturday, May 14, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm with 9:30 breakfast (Greater New Haven) for staff or volunteers who speak English and/or Spanish Immigrant families are under constant threat of deportation. The Deferred Action (DACA and…
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2016 Puerto Rican Parade Calendar of Events

The Puerto Rican Parade of Fairfield County has a great schedule of events lined up leading all the way to the annual festival. We hope to see you at some of these events and as always the PRPFC appreciates your continued community support. Visit the PRPFC calendar of events If you are interested in participating in…
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Luis Muñoz Marin Career Day Needs Speakers!

The Marin School Career day is on May 3rd and May 5th at 10:30 AM. We are looking for speakers that may have some kind of connection to urban schools or communities; preferably Bridgeport. We are looking for speakers that have grown up through the Bridgeport system and have succeeded in their chosen career path.…
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GBLN Welcomes Its Second Pa’lante Partner

GBLN Welcomes its 2nd Pa’lante Partner, Michael Gargano Jr  Ed.D. President/CEO of St. Vincent’s College in Bridgeport From Michael Gargano: "SVC Proudly Supports the Greater Bridgeport Latino Network. We are committed to increasing participation from underrepresented populations in the health filed by offering observation and shadow programs with elementary and secondary schools at the college…
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The Inspiration Awards – Excellence in Education 2016

Where: Bridgeport Holiday Inn 1070 Main Street Bridgeport, CT  06604 When: May 4, 2016 – 3:30 P.M. Awards and Recipients Theodore and Margaret Beard Excellence in Teaching Award Brianne Bresky - Bridgeport Military Academy Alicia Robinson - Roosevelt School Eve Sarra - Central Magnet High School Awards for Outstanding Teachers Christine Blaszczynski - High Horizons Magnet School Donald…
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