Volunteers from The United Way of Greater New Haven, Yale University, and Yale New Haven Health came together Saturday morning to help combat homelessness in the Elm City.
Since March, coronavirus assistance has been coordinated on a state and regional basis. But back in the spring in Meriden and Wallingford, as needs continued to grow, the community came up with a plan to help its own.
“More families may choose family child care homes to care for their young children or even their school-aged children rather than returning to maybe group-based care,” said Cathy McHorse, the vice president of Success by 6 at the United Way for Greater Austin. “It feels … maybe a little safer at this time because they’re smaller groups.”
SEATTLE (AP) — William H. Gates II, a lawyer and philanthropist best known as the father of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, has died at 94. Gates died peacefully Monday at his beach home in Washington state from Alzheimer’s disease, the family announced Tuesday. In an obituary the family credited the patriarch with a “deep commitment […]
Educators all over Texas were worried about missing students. Tens of thousands of students were defined as “non-contactable” by the Texas Education Agency in the spring.
Connecticut Sun, WNBA teams calling on fans for voter registration challenge ahead of November election
The Connecticut Sun announced Wednesday that they and eight other WNBA teams are rounding up fans to register to vote.
The YMCA transitioned the program to a virtual format and removed some of the barriers by giving families free tablet computers to access the class, and free take-home kits with all the materials they needed to complete the activities.
An unemployed makeup artist with two toddlers and a disabled husband needs help with food and rent. A hotel manager says his unemployment has deepened his anxiety and kept him awake at night. A dental hygienist, pregnant with her second child, is struggling to afford diapers and formula. Around the country, across industries and occupations, […]
ACES International provides cultural experiences for students
TOKYO (AP) — Hermit Kingdom? Not quite. To pay close attention to North Korean diplomacy is to notice the many ways it upends the stereotype of the isolated, nuclear-armed wildcard of Northeast Asia. Yes, the country’s propaganda services are prone to rhetoric meant to convey a sense of towering fury, mostly for domestic consumption. But […]