Provide more opportunities. Give from your heart.Opportunity. That's all anyone wants. And yet, people who have a criminal record face a multitude of barriers to opportunities—barriers that seem impossible to overcome, such as access to housing and basic needs, education and employment, and substance abuse and mental health treatment.
Executive Director Confirmed as CT Judge
With great pride, Community Partners in Action announces that Executive Director Maureen Price-Boreland, JD, was confirmed as a Superior Court Judge for the State of Connecticut.
Hartford Reentry Welcome Center Becomes a Reality
The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has announced a collaborative, three-year $450,000 grant, that will help CPA, the City of Hartford and various Hartford-Based public and non-profit agencies create a Reentry Welcome Center in Hartford.
Excel Fitness Donates to Footwear with Care
Congratulations to West Hartford’s own, Excel Fitness, for celebrating their 10th year in business! Jeff Roux, owner (pictured above), has collaborated with Footwear with Care, by collecting gently-used shoes for donation.
The Story of Community Partners in Action: A Pictorial History Book
Consistency, Creativity and Commitment: The Story of Community Partners in Action” is CPA’s new pictorial history book.
New Prison Arts Program Greeting Cards Are Available!
A new, limited edition blank greeting card from the Prison Arts Program, featuring the artwork of Nicholas Palumbo, is available today!
Local Marathoner Runs for CPA’s Culinary Training Program
Local marathoner and owner of the Pond House Cafe, Louis Lista, celebrated his 60th birthday by running the Philadelphia Marathon. Leading up to the event, he raised tens of thousands of dollars for the “Run Louis Run” fundraiser supporting CPA’s Culinary Training Program.
Fleet Feet Sports’s Collaboration with Footwear with Care Gets Buzz!
Known as one of the “most community-minded locally-owned businesses”, Fleet Feet Sports has helped over 1,500 homeless individuals receive warm socks and sturdy shoes by coordinating with Footwear with Care.
“Manchester’s Scarf Lady” Crochets for FWC’s Winter Boot Party!
Known as “Manchester’s Scarf Lady”, Toni Sullivan plans to crochet 500 scarves for Footwear with Care’s upcoming Winter Boot Party.