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Castelli's nonprofit makes disenfranchised 'feel safe and respected'

Wendy Pierman Mitzel Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Each day, Sharon Castelli takes a walk through the Chrysalis Center's main campus of operations in Hartford.

CT Historical Society appoints N. Mexico museum exec. as CEO

Joe Cooper |

The Connecticut Historical Society (CHS), a Smithsonian affiliate, has named a museum director from New Mexico as its chief executive.

Lamont: ‘As a small-business person…’


Gov. Ned Lamont stressed his small-business background Friday in pushing back at a proposal by labor Democrats to require payment of the minimum wage to trainees and then offering support for the...

Obama Foundation selects Hartford for leadership program

Joe Cooper |

President Barack Obama's foundation is looking to mobilize young people in Hartford.

Hartford Foundation gifted a record amount in '18

Joe Cooper |

Philanthropic giving at The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving peaked in 2018 in terms of the amount of grants awarded to the region's nonprofit and educational institutions.

Nonprofits, colleges share $1M grants for workforce development

Joe Cooper |

Several nonprofits and state colleges are splitting more than $1 million in grants from a quasi-public funder to spur workforce development in Connecticut.

New Greater Hartford program designed to jumpstart small biz in “distressed” areas

Joe Cooper |

A new program aimed at spurring small business growth in economically distressed areas has launched in Hartford's North End.

Univ. of St. Joseph gets $64,000 grant for biomedical research

Joe Cooper |

The University of St. Joseph in West Hartford says it's biomedical sciences program is being upgraded through a $64,000 state grant for new laboratory equipment to aid teaching and research.

Why you should join a nonprofit board

Mae Ryan Maloney and Bernard Kavaler |

There is a nonprofit board for you. No matter who you are, where you're from, what you've done, or what you care about, you can strengthen a nonprofit organization, fortify your community and be...

With 314 bills, New Haven Democrats aim high


Since the start of the Connecticut General Assembly's regular 2019 session on Jan. 9, New Haven-areal legislators have introduced or co-sponsored 314 bills and resolutions.

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