- Friday, June 5, 2015 at 10:32 am
Following a successful Community Connections gathering at Walnut Hill Community Church in Bethel just over a year ago where Newtowners and others affected by 12/14 met with dozens of groups and support agency representatives, organizers are planning another event locally for June 11.
- Friday, April 10, 2015 at 8:25 am
In the wake of 12/14, victims' parents including Dr Jeremy Richman and Nelba Marquez-Greene heard state politicians, including Governor Dannel Malloy, talk about their commitment to supporting frontline mental health support and research that many hoped would help prevent another tragedy like the one that struck Sandy Hook Elementary School.
- Saturday, November 15, 2014
The information being related Friday morning in the C.H. Booth Library meeting room could very well have represented keynote remarks for a symposium on handling victims of mass casualty disasters.
But it came with tears, hand-holding, fleeting video images of happy, dancing children, and the often wrenching testimony of several parents whose children were murdered on 12/14.
- Thursday, November 13, 2014
Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s Sandy Hook Advisory Commission is next scheduled to meet on Friday, November 14, at 9:30 am. The commission announced on November 12 that it will be in the lower meeting room of C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street in Newtown.
- Friday, October 24, 2014
HARTFORD (AP) — The panel created to develop policy recommendations in the wake of 12/14 is expected to hear this morning from the parents of two children who were killed.
The parents making presentations to the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission are Neil Heslin, the father of Jesse Lewis, and Nelba Marquez-Greene, the mother of Ana Marquez-Greene.
Gov Dannel P. Malloy created the 16-member advisory commission to make recommendations in areas including public safety, mental health and gun violence prevention.
- Saturday, December 7, 2013
WEST HARTFORD — “Love Wins: A Conference Promoting Love, Connection and Community for Every Child and Family” took place Monday, December 2, at the University of Hartford’s Lincoln Theater. The inaugural event of the Ana Grace Project of Klingberg Family Centers celebrated the life of Ana Grace Márquez-Greene, and inspired the nearly 500 people in attendance to explore effective ways to build community and interpersonal connection to prevent violence and promote recovery.