PHOTOS! Prison Arts Program Annual Show 2019
This year’s Annual Show ran June 7th-28th at Capital Community College. It featured over 700 artworks, all created during the past year, from over 120 inmate artists and alumni artists who now living in their communities. Inmates and staff work all year toward this unique and extraordinary community event! Enjoy the photos!
Community Partners in Action Receives $2 Million Grant from SAMHSA (U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)Five-year CPA Initiative Targets Reentry, Substance Abuse, and Mental Disorder Treatment Services For Those Returning Home to Greater Hartford
“Sincere Attempts to Confront Darkness”
From: “Best of Hartford 2019” Issue, Hartford Magazine, May 2019 Hartford Magazine wrote a wonderful article about our Prison Arts Program exhibition, “How Art Changed the Prison” at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum.
Elizabeth Hines Named Executive Director
Elizabeth “Beth” Hines is the new Executive Director of Community Partners in Action.
Beth was selected from over 50 candidates after a detailed and thoughtful search by our Board of Directors. Most recently Chief Operating Officer, Beth has been with Community Partners in Action for 27 years.
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.
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.
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.