The Connecticut Community Outreach and Revitalization Program (ConnCORP) today announced a new initiative of its Economic Justice Fund, developed to support Black-owned businesses through COVID-19 recovery and technical assistance.
Yale Daily News -- Just beyond Broadway, Payne Whitney Gymnasium and the western end of Yale’s campus, is Dixwell Plaza — the centerpiece of the Dixwell neighborhood of New Haven. Here, two local social entrepreneurs — dubbing themselves “The Dreamer” and “The Executor” — are striving to reshape Dixwell for the future.
New Haven Independent -- An ambitious planned $200 million redevelopment of Dixwell Plaza would bring a new performing arts center, banquet hall, grocery store, museum, office complex, daycare center, retail storefronts, and 150-plus apartments and townhouses to the neighborhood’s fraying commercial hub.
New Haven Independent: The Connecticut Center for Arts and Technology launched a fundraising initiative Monday to give direct financial support to families in the Dixwell and Newhallville neighborhoods for the next six months during the coronavirus pandemic, with a fundraising goal of $100,000 each month.
New Haven Independent -- A Science Park-based job training and education center has launched a new Covid-19 relief fund geared towards raising $600,000 to provide direct financial assistance to Dixwell and Newhallville families struggling during the pandemic.
New Haven Independent -- City students have a new “safe space” to go to for academic support and socially-distanced socializing, thanks to the launch of a new pandemic-era education hub by the Science Park-based Connecticut Center for Arts and Technology (ConnCAT).
Yale Daily News –– Since the start of the school year, undergrads walking to class have passed by an unlabeled construction project inside a small University building across from the Yale Police Department.
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