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A New Haven school principal has been demoted from her position after the use of a racial slur during an anti-racism workshop. Members of Black Lives Matter of New Haven and others said the school board’s punishment did not go far enough.

New Haven Establishes Task Force On Community Violence

Jun 17, 2021
Scott Davidson

Officials in New Haven are launching a regional task force to help tackle the rise of violence in the city and in surrounding communities.

New Homelessness Center Opens In New Haven

Jun 15, 2021
New Haven
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People experiencing homelessness in New Haven have a new safe place to socialize. It’s called The Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen or DESK.

New Haven Police Stats Reveal Increase In Use Of Force

Jun 2, 2021
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New Haven Police have used force more often this year than in years past. That’s according to internal departmental statistics.

One teacher lives in this single-family home owned by the Friends Center.
Emily Hays / New Haven Independent

A New Haven preschool center is helping some of its teachers — by giving them a place to live. WSHU’s Davis Dunavin spoke with New Haven Independent reporter Emily Hays about the program that provided four homes for teachers.