• Education Jul 1, 2020

    Danbury Native Inspires Youth With ‘Crunchy Life Education Series'

    Glen Mourning is a Danbury native who wanted to inspire and empower disenfranchised minority youth between 6-14 years of age. The educator said he struggled to find positive roles influences in his community during his childhood. “There was not too many positive role models in general,” said Mourning. “I met my father at 18 and most of my uncles were…

  • new haven Jan 25, 2020

    3 Achievement First Students Headed to Yale

    At Achievement First Amistad High School in New Haven, achievement isn’t just in the name. Three young men have done something remarkable.  “It’s very rare,” said Attallah Sheppard, dean of College Services. “It’s never been done before so we were just celebrating that as a team this year.” Going to college is a way of life at Achievement First,...

  • new haven Jan 25, 2020

    3 Achievement First Students Headed to Yale

    Three students from New Haven’s Achievement First High School were all accepted for admission to Yale University.

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