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100,000 missing workers: CT’s struggle to regain jobs after the pandemic

October 29, 2021 • Fiscal & Economics

Editor’s note: This is the first of a series, “Connecticut Comeback at a Crossroads,”on Connecticut’s quest to gain economic momentum. Remember “the one percent?” It was the simplest phrase to sum up the most vexing problem ailing the Connecticut and U.S. economies, before the COVID-19 p...

Authors: Alexander Soule •  Source: The Register Citizen • View

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Campaign continues work to remove SROs from schools

October 11, 2021 • Education, Rights & Justice

The Community First Coalition launched its “Care Not Cops” campaign last month, continuing longstanding efforts to remove SROs from public schools. A coalition of Connecticut youth-led organizations has recently launched a campaign to remove police from public schools and to change the nature of...

Authors: Sarah Cook •  Source: Yale Daily News • View

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Opinion: He had family just 58 miles away. So why were endless foster homes his only option?

October 4, 2021 • Rights & Justice

There was always something about Sixto Cancel, the way the Bridgeport teenager carried himself, his direct gaze, the fact that he spoke in full paragraphs. He seemed older than his years. I met him in 2011, when he was writing a college essay in which he called himself “America’s Angriest Colore...

Authors: Susan Campbell •  Source: Greenwich Time • View

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