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We must suspend the “privilege” of complacency that nothing can be done; the privilege of empathy that makes us feel good but leads to no action; and the privilege of ignorance, especially of how deeply racism is at the heart of so much poverty...
Added by Lee Cruz on September 25, 2019 at 5:18pm — No Comments
CitySCOPE, a new podcast from Kate Cooney and her students at the Inclusive Economic Development Lab at the Yale School of Management. Where we learn about what might be possible for our city by talking with other people about theirs. In Season 1, Remaking the City: Charting the Opportunity in Opportunity Zones, we spoke with
developers, community organizers, housing experts, impact…
Added by Lee Cruz on September 19, 2019 at 3:14pm — No Comments
A quarter century ago, downtown Hartford was 8/5 rather than 24/7. People drove in for work or UConn games and then headed back to the suburbs. It was hard to even buy a cup of coffee on weekends.
That has changed...…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on September 19, 2019 at 3:05pm — No Comments
According to the psychologist Peter Gray, children today are more depressed than they were during the Great Depression and more anxious than they were at the height of the Cold War. A 2019 study published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology found that between 2009 and 2017, rates of depression rose by more than 60 percent among those ages 14 to…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on September 4, 2019 at 1:01pm — No Comments