TOM FICKLIN: Opioid Lowdown

U.S. Attorney for Connecticut Deirdre Daly and federal prosecutor Vanessa Roberts Avery discuss the opioid crisis and their office’s efforts to build community bridges with Tom Ficklin on WNNH Radio.

Council report addresses ‘demand side’ of sex trafficking scourge

The Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Council has released an annual report showing an increase in the trafficking of minor children. The report was submitted to the Connecticut General Assembly on Jan. 11, 2017 and offers recommendations to state legislators on how to handle the demand for sex for pay. “For many people, sex and labor…

Snapshots: America’s school systems continue to grapple with race

Race Matters: How America’s schools wrestled with segregation in 2016 Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Chalkbeat Staff on December 22, 2016 In a year where race dominated the national conversation about identity and equality, American education systems grappled with issues of integration and segregation. Across America, school systems approached segregation with varied success. Two generations…

Greater New Haven observances for MLK Day

Are you looking for a way to celebrate Rev. Martin Luther King’s legacy? If so, there are a number of events happening in Greater New Haven that welcome you. HAMDEN — The Hamden Black History Committee and The Office of the Mayor are hosting the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Sunday, January 15…