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Liberty Bank Foundation Grant Award

Dear Readers: We are very pleased to let you know CfAL has been awarded a $3,600 grant by the Liberty Bank Foundation's Board of Directors. We are honored they have chosen CfAL over so many worthy organizations that also do great work. The Liberty Bank Foundation's grant will be used to help sustain our Technology

Cox Charities Grant Award

Dear Readers: Hearing good news is always special and this morning Cox Charities announced it had awarded CfAL with a $2,500 grant. The grant will be used to sustain our Technology Cascade & Training Program in the City of Meriden. The goal of the program is to extend learning beyond the classroom and enhance Meriden

First Niagara Foundation Grant

First Niagara Foundation Grant Award We are pleased to let you know the First Niagara Foundation has awarded CfAL with a $2,500 grant for our 2015 summer math project called Learning Math After School Can Be Fun. This grant, along with support from other funders, will be used to instruct and significantly improve the math

NewAlliance Foundation Grant

Dear Readers: The NewAlliance Foundation provides financial support to charitable organizations operating in its service area that address diverse community needs, including youth & education. In addition, a segment of their grant making is targeted toward programs that empower people through the development of literacy skills. Through this mutual interest in improving educational outcomes and

UIL and United Illuminating Holdings Grant

We are pleased to announce that UIL and UIL Holdings Corporation has awarded CfAL with a $1,000 grant for our summer math program called Learning Math After School Can Be Fun. We wish to express our appreciation and thanks to UIL and UIL Holdings Corporation for awarding CfAL with this grant. The grant will be

James H. Napier Foundation Grant Award

We are very pleased to let you know CfAL has received a $5,200 grant from the James H. Napier Foundation. The grant will be used to help sustain our parent computer program for parents who have children attending Meriden Public Schools. The program gives underserved parents technology skills, and extends learning beyond the 4 walls

Sonila Bakiu – New Board Member

Welcome and Congratulate! To Sonila Bakiu, who was recently elected to the CfAL Board of Directors. Sonila brings a wealth of leadership experience to the organization, and will be most helpful in shaping CfAL's future and achieving its mission. She is currently the Manager/Owner of S&J Deleading and Construction Company. S&T Deleading is one of

Ahearn Family Foundation Grant

Dear Readers: We are very pleased to share with you the good news that the Ahearn Family Foundation has awarded CfAL with a $2,500 grant. The grant will be used to further implement our Digital Literacy for Early Learners, "A Primer for Parents" Program (DLEL) in the Hartford, Connecticut community. The DLEL program has been

3,000th Parent – Keishla Astrada

Dear Readers: We are very pleased to inform that on November 19th, Keishla Estrada, a Hartford, CT resident, became the 3,000th parent to have participated in CfAL's parent computer program. She, along with her 6 classmates, received a Congressional Citation of Recognition from Senator Richard Blumenthal. Senator Blumenthal was in Washington and unfortunately could not

Need Refurbishable Computers

Minimum Configuration Standard Concepts for Adaptive Learning (CfAL) accepts computer systems, processors and monitors, that must be working and meet the following minimum configuration level: 1. IBM compatible Pentium IV level systems, no MACs, that have processors running at 1.8 GHz or faster. 2. with 1 gigabytes of memory (RAM) or larger 3. with a

CFAL – Bridging the “digital divide”

Dear Readers: Through an interview with WTNH's lead evening news anchor Keith Kountz, we had the opportunity to speak about the work CfAL is doing to help bridge the “digital divide" for public school children in Connecticut. The interview was aired on Sunday, July 13th. Click on the link below to hear more about CfAL

Evaluation of Parent Computer Program

We recently received an evaluation report about our “Technology Cascade & Training” Program. The program gives computer training and gently-used computers to disadvantaged families. The goals of the program are to help improve the educational outcomes of disadvantaged public school children by extending learning beyond the classroom and increasing parents’ involvement in their children’s education.

New Sponsor

Dear Readers: We are pleased to let you know that the award winning portrait artist, Susan B. Durkee, has become a CfAL sponsor. Susan works out of her spacious West Redding, Connecticut studio, The Lobster Pot, so named by Mark Twain, who owned the property at the turn of the century. Susan has made art