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Jack Nork, founder of GiveLaptops.org

Things have changed since I attended high school in the 90s. Research meant retrieving books from library shelves, and I handed in plenty of handwritten assignments.

Now, an internet connection and a computer are common tools for making the grade. …

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This Week in New Haven (May 13 – 19)

"Columbus in the New World" at Yale Center for British Art

This week in New Haven begins with the jamming Alpaca Gnomes and ends with the klezmer band Nu Haven Kapelye, with jazz and punk and symphonies in between. There’s a high school youth…

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Earnest and Young

Rachel Heerema, Citywide Youth Coalition in New Haven

Melissa Waldron of the local environmental group Sweet Green Things had a youth-oriented urban farming project she wanted to get off the ground. She brought it to the Citywide Youth Coalition, she says, because CWYC Executive Director Rachel Heerema is …

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