Superintendent of East Hartford Public Schools Nathan Quesnel speaks about the East Hartford Working Cities Challenge team at Silver Lane Elementary School. Boston Fed President and CEO Eric Rosengren met with the team on March 5 to congratulate them on receiving $450,000 to implement their initiative to enable residents of its Silver Lane neighborhood to easily obtain information on career or educational resources.
Boston Fed President and CEO Eric Rosengren meets with the Hartford Working Cities team at the Center for Latino Progress in downtown Hartford to discuss implementation strategies. The Hartford Working Cities Challenge team is focused on creating pathways that move struggling young adults steadily forward to quality employment with good wages.
Boston Fed Senior Vice President and Community Affairs Officer Prabal Chakrabarti welcomes the winning teams, funding partners, Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy and others to the celebration of the Connecticut Working Cities Challenge.
Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for Travelers Andy Bessette and Jay Williams, president of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, enjoy the Connecticut Working Cities challenge celebration at Connecticut’s Old State House.
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy addresses the crowd and recognized the five Connecticut Working Cities Challenge implementation grant winners: Danbury, East Hartford, Hartford, Middletown, and Waterbury.
A full room at the celebratory event for the Connecticut Working Cities Challenge hears from Boston Fed President and CEO Rosengren, Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for Travelers Andy Bessette, and Jay Williams, president of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.