Category: CPA EVENTS
EVENT: “HALFWAY HOME” Book Talk Hosted by Stowe Center, Mark Twain House, and CPA
On November 10th, Community Partners in Action, Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, and Mark Twain House & Museum present author Professor Reuben Jonathan Miller discussing his urgent new book, HALFWAY HOME: Race, Punishment and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration. The discussion will be facilitated by Community Partners in Action’s Director of Operations, Deborah Rogala, LCSW. The free… Read more »
Reentry Halloween Virtual Celebration-October 28th – ON DEMAND
Community Partners in Action’s (CPA) 23rd Annual Reentry Halloween (Virtual) Celebration was a success!Close to 60 people joined us. It was a night of passion and hope that was felt by all of us. We raised over $22,000 dollars for our Reentry Services, including over $1400 during and after the event. This is by far… Read more »
Video on Demand: “BREATHING FIRE” hosted by Mark Twain House and CPA
On July 28th, the Mark Twain House & Museum and Community Partners in Action (CPA) hosted a discussion with author Jaime Lowe and CPA Executive Director Beth Hines about Jaime’s book “Breathing Fire: Female Inmates on the Front Lines of California’s Wildfires.” Close to 90 people attended this fascinating discussion. You can still watch the 1-hour… Read more »
Visit the 2020/2021 Prison Arts Program Annual Show
At the Mark Twain House & Museum through December 31, 2021 Community Partners in Action’s 2020/2021 Prison Arts Program Annual Show at the Mark Twain House and Museum runs through December 31, 2021. The exhibition is in the museum’s Hal Holbrook Hall and Second Floor Exhibit Gallery and is free to visit.
Video On-Demand: Mark Twain House & CPA Event “WAITING FOR AN ECHO”
The Mark Twain House & Museum and Community Partners in Action teamed up to present a fascinating discussion with Dr. Christine Montross about her new book, “WAITING FOR AN ECHO: The Madness of American Incarceration.” Gordon Lyde, Peer to Peer Case Manager for CPA’s Reentry Treatment Program, was our facilitator.
Decision Making and Unconscious Bias Training: View On Demand
We were delighted to have The Honorable Richard Robinson, Chief Justice of the CT Supreme Court hold a fun and interactive training for CPA and our guests called “Decision Making and Unconscious Bias: Turning Off the Auto-Pilot”.
Embracing Returning Citizens: Building Welcoming Communities – On Demand
Congratulations to Ron Houde, Elise Gonzalez, Liz Castle of the Hartford Public Library, and George Dillon of CPA’s Hartford Reentry Welcome Center for bringing together a great panel of speakers for the “Embracing Returning Citizens” kickoff event on February 23rd (View it on demand on the Library’s YouTube Channel).
Attend the 2021 Reentry Advocacy Forum #4
The Connecticut Reentry Collaborative Policy Working Group is hosting the fourth and final virtual forum to highlight its 2021 Reentry Legislative Priorities. CPA Executive Director Beth Hines sits on the board for the Collaborative.
On-Demand: CPA 145th Annual Meeting 2020
The Virtual 145th Annual Meeting of Community Partners in Action was held on Tuesday, December 8, 2020. 115 people joined us as we celebrated and recognized our supporters, participants, funders, donors, volunteers, staff, and community partners who helped us get through an unprecedented and challenging year for all. You can view this year’s Annual Meeting… Read more »
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!