In the wake of the events of the last week news that a worker at Yale faced charges for breaking a glass image depicting what he saw as racist imagery galvanized support outside his 10 AM court appearance at Superior Court on Elm street.
Over 1,500 people, composed of members of the Graduate Employees and Students Organization (GESO – UNITE HERE) and allies gathered outside of Yale University President Peter Salovey’s office Thursday to demand a union election without intimidation by the Yale Administration. They were joined various politicians, such as U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Senator Chris […]
Community members gathered on Grand Avenue in Fair Haven Tuesday evening in remembrance of the police killing of Malik Jones on April 14, 1997. Organizers included the Answer Coalition, Malik Foundation and People Against Police Brutality. After speeches by Emma Jones (Malik Jones’ mother), human rights activists from Mexico and organizers, the group of about 75 […]
City Hall (New Haven) – Billed as a Peace Rally to call for an end to a biased system, an end to racism, demand independent investigations and prosecutions, victim protection the rally sponsored by the NAACP and partners this past Sunday was an important event. It was important not only in that it was part […]
#ForEveryChild ForEveryChildCT.org The Coalition For Every Child is a movement of parents, students, educators, community members, faith leaders, advocates and organizations dedicated to ensuring that each and every Connecticut student has a quality education. Stand with us and support the campaign for better schools. Adapted from their press release: Thousands of kids and parents joined officials and […]
Over one thousand people gathered on October 21st in support of GESO, the graduate student union at Yale, and its fight for formal recognition by Yale University. For me, those photos serve as a highlight of the humanity that is often forgotten in such an event. Ordinary people becoming extraordinary by taking a stance for […]
There is much talk about the gun violence in the city of New Haven. Often lost in those discussions are those that are left behind when the violence has ended. Bereavement Care Network is designed to deal with just that group of individuals (Read about the network here). On Saturday, a beautiful and unseasonably warm […]