Demetria Nelson

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YWCA Greenwich to Host, “Bending the Arc?” A Conversation about Inequity & Access in Greenwich

Join the YWCA Greenwich on Thursday, Jan 18 to learn more about the data that illustrates chronic disparities in our community. A panel of experts will discuss how these inequities and barriers impact the lives of people based on gender, race, and other dimensions of identity. The panel will offer solutions to these important issues to ensure that the arc continues to bend toward justice for all. Continue Reading →

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A Team Effort: Officials Promote Assistance Programs in Forum on Rising Heating Costs

As residents anticipate record high energy costs this winter, a forum organized by First Selectman Fred Camillo on Wednesday highlighted assistance programs. A week earlier, Eversource announced that on average, a residential electric customer could see an increase of approximately 48% over their current monthly bill, or approximately $85 per month. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Launches “Suicide Postvention Response Team” after Doubling of Anxiety and Depression in SW Connecticut

Commissioner of Human Services Demetria Nelson said that data from The Hub: Behavioral Health Action Organization for Southwest Connecticut informs us that 41% of adults reported suffering from one or both anxiety and depression, a statistic that doubled compared to prior to the pandemic. Continue Reading →

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