Perspectives in Righting

Slowed But Not Stalled

As a Recreation Supervisor within the Department of Leisure, Family, and Recreation, I have been fortunate enough to be a contributor to a program and service line that makes an honest effort at serving families and members within the community.

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Perspectives in Righting

Thanksgiving: Beyond the Plate

As the fall rolls on & we approach the holiday season, so does our mindset shift, focusing on the family, friends and other loved ones who have helped us to get through the year. It’s a time of reflection, a hopeful escape from the stresses of one’s career or schooling, a reminder of what truly matters in each of our lives.

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Perspectives in Righting

Remembering Our Black Veterans

As Veterans Day approaches, the collective American zeitgeist shifts its focus to honor its fallen soldiers, commemorate their sacrifices and look to the future improvements of the lives and conditions for veterans, active service members and their families.

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Perspectives in Righting

World Central Kitchen Is Filling More Than Empty Stomachs

Cataclysmic events the world over seem to happen with far more regularity than they did when I was younger. Knowing much of this is the result of a 24 hour news cycle, increased access to information and the advent of technologies that force the would be eyewitness to assume the role of journalist, or even the reluctant wartime correspondent.

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Perspectives in Righting

Title IX: Reflecting on 50 Years

As we near an end to 2022, those across the nation have banded together to commemorate one of the most significant pieces of federal civil rights legislation: Title IX, now celebrating its 50th anniversary.

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Perspectives in Righting

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Each September, the global community joins together to commemorate Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, a movement that aims to raise awareness of suicide prevention, combat misinformation on the topic and spread a message of hope.

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Community Voices

Sustainable CT: Sustainability Camp

In a time when our climate is changing, there are things we need to do to keep our town clean from pollution and help curve climate change. Sustainable CT is all about getting people of all ages involved to become climate leaders.

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Community Voices

How The Creation and Appreciation of Art and Music in Classrooms and Our Daily Lives can Improve Mentality

With all the chaos going on in our daily lives we need activities to relax and express ourselves. A lot of people during isolation were able to find other ways to occupy their time by getting creative. Now that we have a little more freedom to be creative with other people, we are able to build social connections through creative programs in schools, and their communities. In town, we have many opportunities to be creative and rebuild your social connections.

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