YWCA Celebrates the Season with 5th Annual Fall Family Festival

By Shaunna Cullen The 5th annual Fall Family Festival recently gave YWCA New Britain families the opportunity to come together and celebrate the season with festive crafts, local fresh foods, and entertainment. There was something for everyone to enjoy at the event, from pumpkin painting and a heart-healthy puppet show,

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The Person Who Notices: Where’s the Salsa?

By Heather Labbe Heather writes her response to Time's online publication of "The Invisible Workload That Drags Women Down." After reading the poem by Ellen Seidman about the role she plays in her household of not only wife and mother, but also of "the person who notices", I saw exactly how I

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Advocating For Early Childhood Education

By Tracey Madden-Hennessey As many are aware, the State of Connecticut is facing a fiscal crisis.  A $1.3 billion budget gap looms over the upcoming legislative session and threatens many of the services and systems that Connecticut residents need to survive.  One of them is the state’s system of Early

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