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Waterbury’s Radium Girls

Waterbury’s Radium Girls

The Waterbury Clock Company experienced an increased demand for watches after the First World War, and to turn a profit, they hired women at low wages to work seven days a week.

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Ridgefield Library – Seeks Full-time Adult Program Coordinator

Ridgefield Library – Seeks Full-time Adult Program Coordinator

The Ridgefield Library seeks a creative, energetic, focused self-starter with strong communication and technology skills to join our staff as the full-time Adult Program Coordinator. This position supports the successful operation of the Library by planning, organizing, promoting, and executing a wide variety of high quality, diverse and relevant programs and classes — generally more than 600 each year — for adults that reflect the Library’s mission to be “an essential partner and the place where people go to discover, question, learn and connect …

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Ridgefield could be the first town in CT with an official cultural district

Ridgefield could be the first town in CT with an official cultural district

The Connecticut Office of the Arts instituted the cultural district legislative statute in October 2019 to define “regional provider(s) of arts and cultural leadership for the support of state and municipal economies.” State officials defined a cultural district as a “specific area of a city or town identified by the municipality that has a number of cultural facilities, activities and assets — both for-profit and nonprofit,” located in a central, walkable area.

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Dynamic Nonviolence Training in the Six Principles of Nonviolence

Dynamic Nonviolence Training in the Six Principles of Nonviolence

The Connecticut Center for Nonviolence (CTCN) is seeking twelve (12) Teaching Artists
(especially Black, Indigenous and People of Color) to participate in a specialized Kingian Nonviolence Training Series, co-sponsored by the CT Office of the Arts and geared toward Artists, interested in teaching in schools and other settings throughout their communities.

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Arts Administration Fellowship

Arts Administration Fellowship

The Elizabeth L. Mahaffey Arts Administration Fellowship provides funding to individuals to pursue professional development opportunities in field of arts administration. Arts administration is the field that concerns the business operations of an arts organization, including but not limited to staff management, public relations, marketing, budget/fiscal management, board development, fund-raising, program development and evaluation.

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