Community Voices

Candlelight vigil to support Electoral College

EIC Message

The recent events and mobilization of unified voices and demonstrations across our community and the nation are hardly a reflection of some new issue.

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#BlackLivesMatter

The Tipping Point​

The first time I had an honest, productive conversation about racism and the issue of police brutality in the United States was my sophomore year at Manchester High School during an English class. It was a roundtable discussion known by many high school students as a “Socratic Seminar.” This particular conversation was held in response to the 2015 Baltimore protests following the death of Freddie Gray, who was killed while being transported in a police vehicle.

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man working on his laptop while sitting in a cage

A Young Adult on Pandemic

On the eve of 2020, if you had told me that within two and a half months, society would come to a screeching halt and I, along with millions of others, would be confined to my home, I would’ve thought you were insane.

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