John Lewis, the famous civil rights leader and U.S. representative, was recently featured in the latest mural installation on the exterior of Mahoney Center and Leisure Labs. The larger-than-life portrait of Lewis displays his strength and the power of his determination to make change.
Despite the Biden administration’s inability to reach its goal of having 70 percent of Americans vaccinated by July 4th, the widespread roll out of vaccines has allowed people in Manchester and around the country to begin the journey back to a pre-pandemic sense of normalcy.
This is the second article in a three-part installment focused on the intersection of gendered violence & communities of color. Be sure to check back into Better Manchester for the remainder of the series.
From hiking up Case Mountain to fishing in Center Springs Pond, from playing basketball at Charter Oak Park to winning the town’s softball league at Carl Silver Field—Better Manchester would like to publish your stories of good times spent in Manchester’s many public parks, community centers and recreation programs.
This is the first article in a three-part installment focused on the intersection of gendered violence & communities of color. Be sure to check back into Better Manchester for the remainder of the series.
Pride Month is officially here and communities across the country are coming together to celebrate and recognize the resilience of LGBTQIA+ individuals historically and to this day. Pride Month takes place in June to honor the Stonewall Uprising of June 1969 in New York, NY.
Unique, vivacious, educated women from all walks of life, yet they share three things in common. They were Black, pregnant and, tragically, all died in childbirth due to pregnancy related complications.