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Entries from April 18th, 2018

A ‘Welcoming’ Sanctuary City

May 15th, 2017 · 10 Comments · City Council, News and Events

From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: After three months of wrangling over intent and language, the City Council Monday passed a resolution declaring Bridgeport a “welcoming” place for immigrants–legal and undocumented–in the face of more aggressive federal deportation efforts.

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Ganim, Housatonic Connect On Second-chance Scholarships

May 15th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Education, News and Events

News release from Mayor Joe Ganim: Mayor Ganim and Housatonic Community College (HCC) President Dr. Paul Broadie came together on Monday, May 15, 2017 to sign a contract that would expand higher education opportunities to individuals with prior convictions. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) states that HCC will award scholarships to individuals from the Mayor’s […]

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A Teacher’s Touch, For The Hardest To Reach

May 15th, 2017 · 21 Comments · News and Events

Alex Torres, a teacher at Central High School, composed this poignant commentary about the realities of a classroom following the police-involved shooting death of teenager Jayson Negron. The commentary first appeared in the CT Post. Today I didn’t teach my curriculum and instead had a talk with every class about what happened last night.

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Sail Sound With Mr. Barnum

May 15th, 2017 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

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‘Welcome To The Non-Sanctuary City’

May 15th, 2017 · 36 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

The full City Council Monday night is scheduled to vote on a resolution “requesting that the City of Bridgeport be declared a “WELCOMING CITY,” something of a compromise after Mayor Joe Ganim balked at declaring the Park City also a “sanctuary city” in deference to Donald Trump’s threat he’d withhold money to communities and states […]

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