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Following Charlottesville Tragedy, Local Leaders Urge Greenwich to Stand Up to Hate

With incidents of hate and bias in Connecticut on the rise, Greenwich Schools Superintendent Dr. Jill Gildea; YWCA’s Mary Lee Kiernan, Boys & Girls Club’s Bobby Walker and the ADL’s Steve Ginsburg urge people in Greenwich to speak out against hate, report incidents to authorities, communicate support to populations at risk and model inclusive language for children. Continue Reading →

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Poignant Remarks Delivered at YWCA Greenwich Words Still Matter Event

An impressive panel convened at the YWCA of Greenwich on Wednesday night to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Junior, and serve as a reminder in these times of increased hate speech and hate crimes of the importance of civil discourse. Continue Reading →

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Words Still Matter – Building a Community without Hate Event Honors Martin Luther King at YWCA Greenwich

Martin Luther King at YWCA of Greenwich - Greenwich Free Press

Due to the recent rise in hate speech and hate crimes, the YWCA’s focus for the event will be “Why Words Still Matter” in the context of building a community without hate. Featured guests will be Moderator, Steve Ginsburg, Director – Connecticut Region, Anti-Defamation League; Deirdre Daly, U.S. Attorney, State of Connecticut; Bobby Walker, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich; and Dr. Salvatore Corda, Interim Superintendent, Greenwich Public Schools. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich High School Student Gov Leaders Plan “Kindness Campaign”

Jr Class president Greg Goldstein said the environment at GHS has been highly emotionally charged due to the recent election. “Student government as a whole is excited about the “Different Ideas, Same Respect” campaign, to help heal our politically divided community. Continue Reading →

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A Lesson in Humanity: Diversity Training at Town Hall Packs the House with “Agents of Change”

During a 3-hour diversity training workshop akin to Names Day at Greenwich High School, 66 town leaders talked about stereotypes, hate, bigotry and the power of allies. All agreed that silence is deadly. Personal anecdotes were powerful. Continue Reading →

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