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New MicroEnterprise Education Program

New Colony Development Corporation Announces MicroEnterprise Education Program The New Colony Development Corporation (NCDC) is pleased to announce to funding of this new MicroEnterprise Education Program for Hamden residents from southern Hamden’s eligible target areas. […]

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Electric Vehicles in Connecticut

In 2020, Connecticut unveiled A Policy Framework for Electric Vehicle Adoption to accelerate the deployment of electric vehicles (EVs) and charging station infrastructure, among other things.  Connecticut has committed to an ambitious EV adoption goal […]

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Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Press Release U.S. Small Business Administration April 27, 2021 WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman announced the U.S. Small Business Administration will begin registrations on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 9 a.m. EDT and open applications on Monday, May […]

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Resume Reboot – free online workshop

Do you struggle figuring out what keywords to include on your resume? Do you need help with your resume design elements? Do you know how to really showcase your value to potential employers? The Hamden […]

People Speaking different languages.
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Learning English Classes

There are free English classes starting in January for all different level learners –  beginning to advanced. The classes are sponsored by Literacy Volunteers of New Haven and Gateway Community College. The classes are held […]

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Media Literacy

The ability to “access, analyze, evaluate, create, and act using all forms of communication” is called media literacy. Read more for some suggestions to help media consumers of all ages improve information analysis and evaluation skills, both around the upcoming election and in general. […]

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GLOBE Observer Citizen Science Webinar

Any day can be Earth Day when you celebrate our beautiful home planet! A great way to show your appreciation for Earth is to participate in citizen science projects that help us all learn more about how the world works and how to keep it healthy. […]

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Hamden Public Library – Zoom Etiquette

What is Zoom? If you haven’t yet Zoomed, it is likely that you will! More and more people and groups are conducting formal and informal meetings and chats online, that is, virtually, rather than face-to-face […]

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“Tell Your Story” with Jason Reynolds

Author Jason Reynolds (Finalist for 2019 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, Newbury Medal winner, NAACP Image Award winner and other honors) was awarded the honor of, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. In […]