Over $700,000 in New Grants from Connecticut Community Foundation Include Funds to Improve Health Outcomes, Expand Opportunities for Refugees and Immigrants, Support Youth Leadership Programs, and Help Arts Programs [...]
Victor Lopez, alderman and executive director of the Hispanic Coalition of Waterbury, was born in Brooklyn and raised in Puerto Rico until moving to Waterbury when he was [...]
As the founder and executive director of Madre Latina, Yoellie Iglesias does more than oversee health and wellness programs such as the Mariposa Project and Health on Wheels. Iglesias also [...]
The COVID-19 Pandemic has deeply affected children and exacerbated existing social, economic, and health inequities. Children have lost opportunities to practice the executive function, pre-literacy, math, and social skills [...]
Dr. Becky Eleck is a family physician and medical director at Wheeler Health in Waterbury. Becky also serves on Connecticut Community Foundation's Board of Trustees. She lives in Middlebury, [...]
Connecticut Community Foundation and the United Way of Greater Waterbury Receive Support for COVID-19 Relief Work Assisting Systematically Under-Resourced BIPOC Communities.
The recently-launched Momentum Fund is exemplifying a model of philanthropy that unapologetically centers racial equity and explicitly prioritizes the needs of Black, Indigenous and People of [...]