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May 28, 2019

Greenwich gathers to “Stand Against Racism”

She is now fluent in English, graduating in June and will be attending Fairfield University in the fall,” Claudia Connor, president and CEO of the Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants, said at the Stand Against Racism event held Friday by the YWCA Greenwich. Pushed inside by the rain, over 100 people gathered inside Greenwich Town Hall for the 11th annual event.
May 28, 2019

Native American Women Are Facing a Crisis

New York Times 12.April.2019: Native American women and girls are facing an epidemic of violence that is hiding in plain sight. They are being killed or trafficked at rates far higher than the rest of the U.S. population (on some reservations, women are 10 times as likely to be murdered as the national average, according to the Justice Department). Some simply disappear, presumably forced into sex trafficking.