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New NCCJ Bulletin: Neurodiversity

Apr 11, 2019

Our latest NCCJ Bulletin is on the topic of Neurodiversity, which covers a multitude of neurological differences including but not limited to: Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Dyscalculia, Autistic Spectrum, Tourette Syndrome, and others.  Neurodiversity has become the go to word for a large part of the autistic community. It strays away from the medical model of diagnosis, which was created for the convenience of the abled rather than the support of people with disabilities.

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HAPPY SPRING!

Mar 20, 2019

After what seemed like the snow-filled winter that would never end, spring is finally here. Our resilience paid off and we've made it through those long, cold winter days and nights.

And resilience is something that we celebrate at NCCJ. With all that's going on in the world -- the disheartening events in today's news -- we need to gather all of the strength, skills and support that we can.  So today, let's take a moment to celebrate springtime together: enjoy the warmth, the flowers and the promise of sunnier days to come. 

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New NCCJ Bulletin: Women's Rights

Mar 18, 2019

Our latest NCCJ Bulletin - to coincide with Women's History Month - is on the topic of Women’s Rights, the fundamental human rights that every person has when they’re born, and that cannot be taken away. They are no different than any other rights granted to any other group, but women and girls around the world are still being denied these natural rights because of their gender. The violation of these rights occurs at cultural, institutional, and individual levels. The goal of the Women’s Rights movement is to promote and achieve systematic and social equality of women to men.

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Making news: NCCJ on Comcast Newsmakers

Feb 27, 2019

The latest edition of Comcast Newsmakers, hosted by Eric Clemons, features NCCJ President & CEO, Cynthia Martin.  Their conversation covers today's rise in hate crimes and NCCJ's programs, which are focused on creating greater levels of respect and overcoming bias.  It's a great dialogue about an important topic and we encourage you to please watch and share!

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NCCJ YAC Event: Influential, Important Women That Were Erased From History

Feb 25, 2019

In recognition of Women's History month in March, NCCJ's Youth Action Coalition (YAC) is going to focus our session on Influential, Important Women That Were Erased From History.  NCCJ's Youth Program Assistants are looking forward to hosting what promises to be a lively, compelling discussion. Please tell your friends and join us for a great evening!

When: 

Friday, March 8th, 2019

5 - 7 PM

Where:

NCCJ Office

820A Prospect Hill Rd.

Windsor, CT 06095

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