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Educational Equity & Combatting Racism

WNPR, Where We Live, 1/28/19, Southington Community Navigates Conversations About Race by Lydia Brown and Lucy Nalpathanchil

Southington Record-Journal, 1/25/19, Morning Record podcast: The ongoing conversation about race in Southington

Southington Record-Journal, 1/24/19, Race relations discussed in Southington as groups seek to combat discrimination by Jesse Buchanan

WTNH, 1/23/19, Southington city leaders hold meeting with community to tackle racism by Bob Wilson

Fox 61, 1/23/19, Southington has a conversation about race by Brian Foley

Southington Record-Journal, 1/14/19, Southington leaders plan to hold community conversations race, diversity by Jesse Buchanan

Southington Record-Journal, 1/12/19‘Horrified’ by complaints of racism, Southington school officials defend policies by Jesse Buchanan

WTNH, 1/11/19, Combatting racism in Southington by LaSalle Blanks

Southington Record-Journal, 1/10/19, Parents, students complain of racism in Southington by Jesse Buchanan

Book donation to Derynoski Elementary School 

Southington Observer, 8/3/18, Southington Women for Progress donates over 100 books to Derynoski library by Sheridan Cyr

Southington Record-Journal, 8/2/18Southington group that protested Columbus bust donates books on diversity to elementary school by Jesse Buchanan

Southington Patch, 7/24/18, Southington Group Donates 100+ Books to Elementary School

Columbus statue protest

Between the Lines, 10/11/17, Protests Greet Newly Dedicated Memorial Honoring Christopher Columbus in Connecticut by Melinda Tuhus

Southington Record-Journal, 10/10/17Bust of Columbus in front of Southington town office dedicated amidst controversy by Jesse Buchanan

Fox 61, 10/9/17Southington Christopher Columbus statue greeted with protests

Southington Record-Journal, 9/16/17Columbus statue placed in front of Southington town offices draws criticism by Jesse Buchanan

WTNH News 8, 9/15/17, Residents concerned about statue in Southington by Jacquie Slater

Hartford Courant, 9/11/17Southington Council Has No Comment On Letter Written Opposing Christopher Columbus Statue by Bill Leukhardt

Hartford Courant, 9/9/17Columbus Statue Raises Controversy by Bill Leukhardt

Other topics

Southington Observer, 4/27/18Best spellers: Southington’s ‘Win’-men for Progress by Sheridan Cyr

Southington Education Foundation, 4/19/18, Eighth Annual Spelling Bee

Southington Observer, 3/3/18, Letter: Southington Women for Progress protest BOE member’s posts by Erica Roggeveen Byrne

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