Creating Hartford Collective Culture at Know Good Market

Creating Hartford Collective Culture at Know Good MarketBy Drew Kozub, Leah Fuld, and Taylor Peracchio, Trinity College ’21 What does it mean to be from Hartford? What defines the city’s identity? In recent years, Hartford is developing a reputation for its amazing food truck vendors – and this is no accident. Jeff Devereux (Trinity College … More Creating Hartford Collective Culture at Know Good Market

The Gift of Dignity

With Christmas rapidly approaching stores are brimming with potential presents anticipating the post-Thanksgiving throngs rushing to buy the right gift for the right person. Gifts are the currency of the holidays. Given in the right spirit, gifts are important symbols expressing our love and affection for family and friends. Being on the outside looking in during … More The Gift of Dignity

Divisiveness: A Weapon of Mass Destruction

What’s the opposite of welcoming? Unwelcoming. What’s the opposite of inclusion? Exclusion. Welcoming is inclusive, unwelcoming is exclusive — it’s divisive.  Divisiveness is a weapon of mass destruction. It destroys families, communities, and countries. It’s a plague. It sickens, weakens, and often kills its infected hosts who refuse to realize, until its too late, that … More Divisiveness: A Weapon of Mass Destruction

Hartford Habitat Builds at Carter Project in Canada

July 9-14, 2017, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada A week of building. A week of friendship. A week of faith. A week of changing lives.  In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, President and Mrs. Carter brought their 34th annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project (JRCWP 2017) to several communities across Canada, with Edmonton and Winnipeg the two main … More Hartford Habitat Builds at Carter Project in Canada

“The time is always right to do what is right”

It’s August 2017. The United States of America is in the grip of divisiveness and hatred. A grip tearing our social fabric. A fabric woven of freedom and fairness for all people as envisioned by our country’s founders. A fabric celebrated in our Constitution. The Constitution of the United States of America is a framework … More “The time is always right to do what is right”