James Costa is the Neighborhoods & Families Coordinator for the Department of Leisure, Family, and Recreation. He began working with the division during his sophomore year at Manchester High School, and he is now a UConn graduate with degrees in Journalism & Film Studies.
Fun Fact #1: I won my car in a raffle during Manchester High School’s Project Graduation.
Fun Fact #2: My all-time favorite movies are All That Heaven Allows, Punch-Drunk Love & Twin Peaks: The Return.
International Mother Language Day (IMLD) is a worldwide annual observance held on February 21, initiated by the people of Bangladesh, to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and to promote multilingualism.
In order to boost the range of early childhood offerings and better meet the demands of the ever-evolving Manchester community, the Youth Service Bureau has hired educator Caitlin Barclay as an Early Childhood Facilitator.
In commemoration of Black History Month, Better Manchester’s contributing writers have compiled a list of articles, novels, poems and more that celebrate black voices & honor the spirit of Black History Month.
The Neighborhoods & Families Division will host their Spruce Street Farmers Market: Love Your Local Market on Saturday, February 11 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the Nathan Hale Activity Center, 160 Spruce Street.