NEW HAVEN, Conn. - A ribbon-cutting ceremony with Gov. Dannel Malloy and workers who are now employed through the new "jobs pipeline" program, marked the official opening of New Haven Works.
Laughter, tears, and vivid memories flowed at the DuBois Clubs reunion as about 100 men and women celebrated the 50th anniversary of the multi-racial, working class, youth organization.
We protested low wages, unattainable benefits, and murderous uncertain working hours.
With the economy still "depressed" and student debt at an all-time high, policymakers and students should be discussing reforms to the way interest rates are calculated.
A major milestone was passed April 16 in the long struggle to win jobs for local workers in redevelopment of the Oakland Army Base.
One year ago, George Zimmerman shot and killed 17 year-old Trayvon Martin because he thought the young man looked suspicious. And one year later, what happened that night still outrages us.
DREAMers formed the largest-ever gathering of undocumented youth this Nov. 30 to Dec. 2 at the national United We Dream conference in Kansas City, Mo.
"What is the responsibility of the school? If they have a 50 percent failure rate, it should indicate something is wrong."
A broad coalition of city residents and leaders is launching a campaign to assure the future of the 90,000-student City College, beleaguered by years of budget cuts.
"Fired up -- Ready to go," was the enthusiastic chant at overflow caucus meetings of youth, African-American, Hispanic and Asian-American Pacific Islander (AAPI) delegates on the eve of the opening of the Democratic convention.