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A Shout-Out to Open Space

At the CTLCV Environmental Summit opener on January 19, Governor Lamont and CT DEEP Commissioner Katie Dykes reminded us of the importance…

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What will be our legacy?

On January 18, many reflected and celebrated the spirit, the light, the life and love of Martin Luther King Jr.,…

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Let’s Continue to Take Action in 2021

This year has been a lot to handle (to say the least)—continuing to withstand a global pandemic, seeing the harsh…

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A Note on Gratitude

One of my biggest takeaways from this incredibly challenging year has been a renewed sense of daily gratitude for some…

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Land Acknowledgements and More

The website and resource, Native Land provides an interactive map of North America and many other regions across the world, illustrating the…

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Re-thinking Partnerships thanks to Rue Mapp

Each month since July, a CLCC staff member has shared a blog post discussing and recommending a resource, individual, or…

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An Invitation to Dialogue

What can a pandemic teach us? I suppose it is teaching us what we should learn every day. The pandemic has magnified…

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Connecting with Community and Communicating with Resilience

Despite all that has happened in our world over the last six months, our Connecticut land trusts have continued forging…

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Cristina Hayden on Who Owns the Land

At its peak after the Civil War, Black people owned upwards of 15 million acres of land, mostly located in…

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Rebecca Dahl on Navigating the Intersection of Anti-Racism and Community Work

It’s been two months since the mainstream resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement and an uprising of protests in response to…

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What We’re Reading – Katharine Lange on Green 2.0

Dorceta Taylor, a sociologist at the University of Michigan, rocked the non-profit world when she released the first Green 2.0 report in…

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Please learn alongside us

Recognizing that the prejudices and injustices BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) communities face extend within the boundaries of the…

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