Equity Events

There are a few great events coming up that may be of interest to those of you working on equity issues (all of you!) ____________________________________________________________ “The Impact of Implicit Bias: A Presentation and Discussion with State Leaders,” moderated by John Dankosky, Host, Where We Live, WNPR, Wednesday, December 9, 2015. December 9, 2015, 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Legislative Office Building, Room 1D The Commission on Children and the Connecticut Bar Association present: Kimberly J. Norwood, Professor of Law Washington University, School of Law About the Discussion This roundtable discussion will explore how implicit biases manifest themselves and impact decisions i

Equity Summit 2015

Members of the Middletown Discovery Collaborative attended the Equity Summit in LA in October, 2015, along with 60 members of a Connecticut delegation. The delegates were sent through a funding partnership with the Graustein Memorial Foundation, through the Discovery networks. Click here for a presentation on the summit (presented by Amy Waterman and Izzi Greenberg at the Opportunity Knocks Collaborative, Nov. 2015) Here is the opening video from the Summit. It's worth the watch. Thanks to PolicyLink for the summit and the inspiration. #advocacy #familysupport #juvenilejustice #RaceandEquity

Open Community Alliance Geography of Opportunity

Our November meeting featured a presentation Her presentation was terrific and really made the case for using Opportunity to create better outcomes for low income families. Click the video to watch, click here to read the full PowerPoint from the meeting, or click below to join their upcoming webinar. You may be interested in this OCA webinar: Join us for a webinar addressing how this critical federal program administered by the state of Connecticut could become a tool to create access to opportunity for low income families and individuals who want more choices. This webinar will include presentations by: Adam Gordon of the Fair Share Housing Center in New Jersey Ingrid Gould Ellen of th

Open Communities Alliance

The Coalition's November public forum is focues upon opportunity and mobility. Guest Speaker: Erin Boggs, Executive Director Open Communities Alliance The Open Communities Alliance is doing great work to improve opportunity and outcomes for all people across Connecticut and their work is very relevant to Middletown and Middlesex County. What is the Open Communities Alliance? OCA works with an urban-suburban interracial coalition to promote access to opportunity for all people through education, advocacy, research, and partnerships. What is Opportunity? Where you live affects your access to resources like thriving schools, safe streets, and healthy food. Areas with an abundance of thes

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