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CCC + Trinity College students make up the LAAL.

Earn 6 credits now.

Choose from options in Education and Youth Services, Housing, Health and Wellness, the Arts, and more.


Laura Minor, Ph.D. (she/her/hers)
Interim Director, Liberal Arts Action Lab
Lecturer, Urban Studies
Trinity College
10 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 297-2556

Jeff Partridge

Jeffrey F.L. Partridge, Ph.D.
Professor of English
CCC Faculty Director, Liberal Arts Action Lab
Director, Hartford Heritage Project
Capital Community College
950 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 906-5191

Liberal Arts Action Lab

Liberal Arts Action Lab is a community-driven platform for change.

Earn 6 credits in social sciences, free electives, or interdisciplinary studies!

Community partners define problems facing the city of Hartford / Students and faculty research and propose solutions.

Teams of students from Capital Community College and Trinity have completed over thirty projects with community partners in the Liberal Arts Action Lab.

Space is limited; 10 CCC students are admitted per semester. *Faculty Fellowships are available.

Apply Online Here

Learn more on the main site: www.action-lab.org.

GREAT KIDS: Nursing students plan for spring break at a medical clinic

By Wendell Edwards and Kristina Russo Published: Feb. 21, 2023 at 4:46 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 22, 2023 at 8:11 AM EST HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - A group of nursing students from Capital Community College are headed to Tennessee for spring break. While many students are...

Students and educators consider the role Black History Month has in CT public school classrooms

Connecticut Public Radio | By Lesley Cosme Torres Published February 21, 2023 at 5:00 PM EST Educators and students in Connecticut are observing Black History Month by taking a closer look at the role it plays in classrooms. Connecticut public school teachers gathered...

Hartford mayoral hopefuls talk housing, jobs, education, gun violence and more

By Deidre Montague Hartford Courant Feb 22, 2023 at 2:48 pm HARTFORD - The room was full of Hartford residents for a mayoral forum Tuesday at Capital Community College during which topics of housing, leadership, education, economic development, employment and police...

How new apprenticeship program in Hartford will help students

HARTFORD — Officials on Wednesday announced a new apprenticeship program through Capital Community College that will give students the opportunity to kickstart their careers at Accenture. The one-year program already has its first cohort of 16 students, with the...

Capital Community College announces apprenticeship program with Accenture

By Andrew Larson   Capital Community College is launching an apprenticeship program in partnership with Accenture, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin announced Wednesday. The year-long apprenticeship will “provide good wages and unlock career opportunities,” Bronin’s...

Capital and Accenture Help Expand Access to In-Demand Tech Jobs

Capital and Accenture Help Expand Access to In-Demand Tech Jobs HARTFORD—Capital Community College held a ribbon-cutting for its Hartford Talent Hub today to celebrate a paid apprenticeship program with Accenture which will expand access to training for in-demand...

CT State Swears In First Chief of Police

Connecticut native Christopher Chute is now Connecticut State Community College’s inaugural chief of police following a public swearing-in ceremony today at Naugatuck Valley Community College. The event included students, faculty and staff from Connecticut State...

Credit registration for the Spring 2023 semester is in progress at Connecticut’s 12 community colleges.

Credit classes start on January 20 with a mix of on-campus, online, and hybrid course options. Students intending to attend a Connecticut community college for the first time should start by applying online. Applications for the upcoming Spring 2023 semester can be...

CT State Launches Free Statewide Small Business & Startup Seminars

Connecticut State Community College (CT State) has announced the launch of free statewide small business and startup seminars designed to help bring education, training, and mentorship to businesses that are navigating the post-COVID environment. The seminars are...

CT Community Colleges and Xometry Announce Full Tuition Scholarships for Manufacturing Students 

In photo, L to R: James Lombella, Ed.D., CT State Community College executive vice president of workforce and economic development, Jacquelynn Garofano, Ph.D., chief technology officer for Connecticut...
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