The Connecticut Forum: Bishop Gene Robinson on the Solidarity of the LGBTQ Community

In the wake of the horrific tragedy in Orlando, The Connecticut Forum‘s just released Video of the Week is timely and essential viewing.  The Forum’s words quoted below speak for themselves. Please take a moment to read them. Then watch the video clip of Bishop Gene Robinson. “Earlier this week a mass shooting was targeted at the LGBTQ community, … More The Connecticut Forum: Bishop Gene Robinson on the Solidarity of the LGBTQ Community

Pedaling Their Mission

“I see them! They’re here! Bike & Build just arrived!” Every June for more than ten years the Bike & Build Providence to Seattle Tour has overnighted at First Congregational Church of Granby, CT on it annual Providence to Seattle trip, one of its eight yearly cross-country cycling tours raising awareness for, and money to fund, critically … More Pedaling Their Mission

Listen to the Heartbeat of Africa in Hartford

“Welcome to your greater Hartford African community radio, GhanaBeats Radio, broadcasting the heartbeat of Africa direct from our Bloomfield, Connecticut, USA studio.” Yes, you read it right: “from our Bloomfield, Connecticut, USA studio.” Georges Annan-Kingsley, an artist, author and teacher, and John Ackeifi, a computer engineer and entrepreneur, from Hartford and Bloomfield respectively, have teamed up … More Listen to the Heartbeat of Africa in Hartford

It All Started with a Gingerbread House

It all started with a gingerbread house when “Chef Paul,” Bloomfield Public Schools culinary arts instructor, and his students competed in Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity’s Gingerbread Build fundraiser a few years ago. It was then that he heard Habitat would be building several affordable homes in Bloomfield. An idea began to percolate.     Building … More It All Started with a Gingerbread House