In-person only Black Community Formation Exhibit Opening and Curator Talk Dr. Frank Mitchell Dr. Mitchell will speak on the process of creating the exhibit and share insights about the Talcott Street church, its school, its people, and its significance to understanding the history of Hartford’s Black community.
Changing Lives Gala CapitalCommunity College950 Main Street Hartford, CT Friday, Oct. 285:30 pm - 6:30 pm cocktail hour6:30 pm - 8 pm Event program and DancingFor more information, click here.
In-person and virtual livestream options “Evangelical Empire: Hartford’s Religious Book Publishing Industry, 1795-1835″ William Hosley The Second Great Awakening was a Protestant religious revival in the United States from about 1795 to 1835, increasing membership and stimulating several social and moral reforms, including temperance, the emancipation of women, and anti-slavery. The “evangelical empire,” so-called, was […]
In-person and virtual livestream options “Rev. James W. C. Pennington: A National and Local Voice for Freedom” Dr. Stacey Close A lecture on the life of the Reverend James W.C. Pennington, educator and pastor of the Talcott Street church in the 1840s and 1850s, with an emphasis on his impact as a leader of the […]
In-person and virtual livestream options Stranger in a Strange Land: Ann Plato’s Strategy for Autonomy as Evidenced in Essays; Including Biographies and Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Poetry In 1841, Ann Plato becomes the first African American writer to publish a collection of essays. When scrutinized through a white canonical literary lens or juxtaposed with […]
In-person walking tour “Justice & Faith Hartford Walking Tour” Steve Thornton For almost two hundred years, African Americans — both enslaved and free — maintained a vital community on Hartford’s East side. Most of these extraordinary men and women were associated with Talcott Street Congregational, the city’s first Black church. It provided a safe haven […]
ENCOUNTERS: The Global Reach of the Local Talcott Church Dr. Fiona Vernal, Session Moderator Encounters is a moderated discussion around a set of short readings on a challenging topic. Participants sit in table groups of 8-10 and are led through a round of discussions by a table moderator. Experts are on hand to share facts […]
Honoring alumni, supporting equity, and school to work programs. 950 Main Street Hartford, CT 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm cocktail hour 6:30 pm – 8 pm Event program and Dancing 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Silent Auction & Dancing For more information, click here.Corporate Sponsor
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Join Capital Community College for our in-person Fall 2022 Open House! Learn about exciting new programs and meet faculty and staff. Information sessions will be provided to discuss credit and non-credit programs, financial aid, student resources, and more. Plus, join us on campus tours, and for free giveaways and raffles! Free parking at the Morgan […]
RADIOLOGY INFO SESSION November 28 at 4pmhttps://ctedu.webex.com/ctedu/j.php?MTID=m5124d99604eccbad4b184f18f50c1659