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North Hartford Ascend Pipeline Community Meeting - Shared screen with speaker view
Bethany Silver
14:28
Hello Luz!
TERRY STRINGER
14:39
HELLO
Tennicha Frater-chin
14:41
Hello everyone
Brian McClendon
14:46
Hello
Amalyn Morales
14:49
Hola 👋🏽
TERRY STRINGER
14:50
HELLO
Nahkia Henry
14:57
Hi Folks.
Angela Harris
15:01
Peace and blessings everyone!
Sumay Clark
15:06
Hello everyone
Kimberly Harris-Eaton
15:10
Good Evening!
Sarah Gedeon (they/them)
15:13
hi :)
Cherell Banks
15:26
hello everyone
Katherine Ramirez
15:27
Hello beautiful people!
Christina Koukkos
15:30
Hello!
Reena Sen
15:41
Hi Everyone!
Kamora Herrington
16:02
Hello Beautiful Humans!
Nilda Fernandez
16:04
Hola!
Nuchette Black-Burke
16:12
Good evening everyone!!!
Debi Martin
16:23
Hello Everyone!
Dani Simone Singerman
16:36
Good evening everyone
Jacquelyn Rose
16:45
Thank you for joining everyone!
Rick Brush
16:54
Hello - good to see you all!
Geethika fernando
17:43
Hello everyone! Good evening and good to see all.
Jacquelyn Rose
18:29
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Minervia Newman
18:31
Evening one & all
Gina Federico
18:39
Welcome friends to our meeting tonight!
DENISE HOLTER
19:13
yay!!! Geoffrey Canada
Jacquelyn Rose
19:34
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1122041&d=External&r=5000824248906#/
Jacquelyn Rose
19:44
https://www.hartfordpromise.org/careers.html
Beverley Hines
20:10
hi everyone!
Richard Sugarman
22:02
The Director of Reaching Back Services will be leading the Hartford Promise work in high schools. Please spread the word or your interest.
Gina Federico
28:17
Thank you so much to those community members that have joined us as part of this work! We're thrilled to have you!
John Thomas
30:41
I hope people with lived experience are compensated at market rates for the roles they play. One of our teams here at Community Solutions is working on that.
Jacquelyn Rose
31:04
Please share questions, comments, reflections, etc. in the chat as we go.
Danielle Warren-Dias
32:09
Is there a way to get a count of residents of the North End at these community conversations?
Tennicha Frater-chin
32:57
👏
Kamora Herrington
36:33
our children need to see growing up and living on Enfield Street, with their family in a beautiful home as a goal.
Beverley Hines
40:26
the VILLAGE effect!
Jacquelyn Rose
41:10
Please share questions, comments, reflections, etc. in the chat. We will have a Q and A later in the conversation.
Beverley Hines
44:06
the greatest resources we possess is the ability to agree on a common goal that BENEFITS EVERYONE!
Richard Sugarman
44:12
It would be important for Geoff to mention that he had long term funding commitments because he had a long term vision for this.
Katherine Ramirez
45:09
What were the challenges that Harlem face and how did you overcome them? How did you build trust with community members?
Gina Federico
45:14
Yes Beverly! Great statement.
Vicki Gallon-Clark
45:15
What were some of the greatest lessons you learned during this experience?
Jacquelyn Rose
46:30
Good questions Katherine and Vicki!
Gina Federico
46:31
Thanks Vicki for the question!
Gina Federico
46:39
I have added it to the list.
Bethany Silver
46:51
How many of the young people come back and settle in the neighborhood?
Gina Federico
47:55
Thanks Bethany!
Richard Sugarman
49:18
It would also be good for Geoff to mention his laser focus on his model and resistance to temptations to be distracted.
Danielle Warren-Dias
49:27
Did you set up your offices for the initiative in Harlem?
Rick Brush
50:09
Wow! So inspiring
TERRY STRINGER
50:42
This is a big deal!
Jacquelyn Rose
50:46
Noted Richard and Danielle. Thank you for sharing!
DENISE HOLTER
51:38
How has the HPZ work with the children and families impacted small business development in the Zone?
Gina Federico
51:54
Thanks Denise!
Bethany Silver
52:26
WOW!
DENISE HOLTER
52:39
Yes!
Danielle Warren-Dias
53:01
Keep the wisdom coming!!
Katherine Ramirez
53:05
Exactly
Gina Federico
53:12
Great questions! Please continue to add to the chat.
Danielle Warren-Dias
53:41
Amen!!!
John Thomas
53:46
Thank you Mr. Canada
Richard Sugarman
54:16
This accountability issue is so so so important!
Angela Harris
54:41
AMEN!! @Geoffrey Canada, you are preaching now!!
Nilda Fernandez
55:24
Thank you! It's great to have your support in Hartford. I visited the Harlem Children's Zone in the early 2000 with the then Hartford Youth Network via the Annie Casey Foundation (Debra Delgado) and Frank D. Gilliam from UCLA. Your team's efforts/work is as impressive today.
John Thomas
55:24
Mr. Canada, what role have people with lived experience from Harlem played in creating the zone and were they compensated’
Bethany Silver
55:28
Do you follow a particular data monitoring process?
Deb Pappas
55:33
Would love to learn more about how frequently the interim indicators were measured etc.
Mrs. Sheryal Goldston Brown
56:26
What areas or groups shared the least resistance to change or the surprising support for change.
Angela Harris
58:26
EXACTLY!! You helped to create a desirable location. A blessing and a curse! Gentrification is so REAL in Harlem!
Richard Sugarman
58:38
Land Bank in North Hartford! Huge idea.
Bro. Kelvin LoveJoy
58:39
Violence is a major issue in the Hartford Community... especially amongst youth. Can you share some WISDOM from Knife, Stick, Fist, Gun as it pertains to addressing youth and community violence?
Gina Federico
59:10
There is a land bank in Hartford and some of this work is starting to happen - but great idea to get in the "know" on that work now.
Nilda Fernandez
59:21
Yes, we need to think about building wealth (home ownership) for the residents of North Hartford.
Bethany Silver
59:34
What are some data points that surprised you with their relationship to success? Perhaps something you didn't first see as related, that turned out to be important?
Danielle Warren-Dias
59:44
Yes many are very different by Adolescent age
Vicki Gallon-Clark
01:00:09
Thank you Mr. Canada!!!
Dani Simone Singerman
01:01:08
300 efficiency apartments that’s such a great idea!
Kamora Herrington
01:01:36
realistic small apartments...
Beverley Hines
01:01:58
the goal is CREATING a SELF SUFFICIENT COMMUNITY.
Nilda Fernandez
01:02:48
Yes, Gina. Is Arunan Arumpalan from the Hartford Land Bank a part of these community conversations?
TERRY STRINGER
01:02:48
What was the relationship like between the pipeline and the local city officials? How important is it?
Beverley Hines
01:03:05
I think HARTFORD is at the PRIME POSITION to launch this.
Sarah Gedeon (they/them)
01:03:22
Agreed @Beverley
Gina Federico
01:03:26
Nilda, he is aware of the work and is part of lots of the connected work.
Jacquelyn Rose
01:03:31
Great question!
Nilda Fernandez
01:04:45
@ Gina- great.
Bethany Silver
01:05:29
GO Brian! You are awesome!
Mrs. Sheryal Goldston Brown
01:05:46
Amazing, such an awesome testimony.
Deb Pappas
01:05:54
What an amazing journey Brian - congratulations!
Angela Harris
01:06:02
QUESTION: Please share your model for sustainability. Hartford is just starting a 5-year grant period. What are the keys to success for the long term? Your sustaining this effort and building upon it over 21 years is AMAZING!!
Bethany Silver
01:06:08
Thank you!
Christina Koukkos
01:06:11
Thanks for sharing your story, Brian!
Vicki Gallon-Clark
01:06:29
Congrats Brian!
Kimberly Harris-Eaton
01:06:33
great job Brian!
Michelle Szynkowicz (she/her)
01:06:39
appreciate hearing your story Brian! thank you!
Nuchette Black-Burke
01:06:40
Thank you Brian!!!
Nilda Fernandez
01:06:51
Go Brian!
GEETHIKA FERNANDO
01:06:52
Congratulations. Amazing story. Thank you for sharing.
Beverley Hines
01:07:06
way to go! here's proof its POSSIBLE!
Katherine Ramirez
01:07:18
What were some strategies you implemented to build a shared data system among entities?
DENISE HOLTER
01:07:36
Mr. Canada, can you speak to the impact on the violence as the zone was expanded...ie drugs, prostitution, etc.
Richard Sugarman
01:07:57
Having an ambitious plan and visioning success are so important.
Brian McClendon
01:08:48
Thank you, everyone. Yes, it is possible!
Angela Harris
01:09:27
👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽
Danielle Warren-Dias
01:10:01
Y’all hear that CT Children’s?? Proximity
Katherine Ramirez
01:10:43
Righhhtt Danielle…
Jacquelyn Rose
01:10:50
We hear it Danielle.
Mrs. Sheryal Goldston Brown
01:10:58
Was there a faith based or other organizational partnership impact? Any thoughts to share or specific organizational partnership profiles?
Danielle Warren-Dias
01:11:04
Lol!!!!!
Sarah Gedeon (they/them)
01:11:08
right, unfortunately
Danielle Warren-Dias
01:11:30
Same in the North End of Hartford!!
Richard Sugarman
01:12:59
Anchor locations are part of the vision of success.
Angela Harris
01:13:05
Talk about it!! The Community can drive its OWN development to meet its needs!
Bethany Silver
01:14:16
Thank you, Wendy!
Nilda Fernandez
01:14:48
Anchor Institution within the community being served.
Luz Holmes
01:15:02
ETO!!
Tennicha Frater-chin
01:18:31
Good project management is needed
Richard Sugarman
01:22:46
The long term vision and commitment was a critical component of HCZ success and needs to be part of NHAP's success.
Gina Federico
01:23:37
Thanks all for great questions, SO many GOOD ONES!!!
Bro. Kelvin LoveJoy
01:24:16
Thank you Sir!!!
Michelle Szynkowicz (she/her)
01:25:36
yes! kids do want to be safe! thank you for saying that
Bro. Kelvin LoveJoy
01:25:47
S.A.F.E.T.Y.!!!!!!
Bro. Kelvin LoveJoy
01:26:56
We have a S.A.F.E.T.Y. PLAN!!!! (BHCA)
Gina Federico
01:27:25
YES! Bro. Lovejoy. We would love to learn more and I think we're on deck for next week
Bro. Kelvin LoveJoy
01:28:50
Great Gina!!!!!!
Nilda Fernandez
01:29:44
Can you speak to how politics impacted your efforts?
Gina Federico
01:30:06
Thanks for the question Nilda, We will try to get to it.
Richard Sugarman
01:30:21
Geoff taught me that all organizations are not the right partners for this work that is so anchored in accountability
Gina Federico
01:30:55
SO important
Faithlyn Johnson
01:32:57
v
Kim
01:33:43
👏🏽
Angela Harris
01:34:30
@ Geoffrey Canada, Thank you sir!
Tennicha Frater-chin
01:35:23
That's good
Christina Koukkos
01:35:58
That’s very clever. And impressive that you convinced the funders to do that!
Richard Sugarman
01:36:22
INVEST IN THE PLAN! Not an individual program.
Bethany Silver
01:36:43
Heartfelt thanks for your time, energy, and Vision, Mr. Canada!
Nilda Fernandez
01:36:48
Love it- invest in the plan! Thank you.
TERRY STRINGER
01:36:57
Thank you Sir.
Dani Simone Singerman
01:37:06
Thank you Mr Canada! This was excellent and thought provoking.
Amalyn Morales
01:37:09
THANK YOU ❤️
Sarah Gedeon (they/them)
01:37:28
Thank you, this was an amazing presentation! :)
Mrs. Sheryal Goldston Brown
01:37:31
Amazing, thank you Mr. Canada
Michelle Szynkowicz (she/her)
01:37:42
I read your book a long time about Mr. Canada, and it was a true honor as it comes full circle to hear your perspective and story here tonight! You are inspiring and do amazing work
Brenna Fitzmaurice
01:37:53
Thank you!
DENISE HOLTER
01:37:59
Thank you all, especially Mr. Canada and team. Very inspiring and encouraging!
Sumay Clark
01:38:04
This was amazing
Allyson McGinty
01:38:06
Incentive form - https://forms.office.com/r/1KPC0qSDby
Toral Sanghavi
01:38:18
Thank You!
Gina Federico
01:38:31
Thanks to ALL of you on the call tonight! We are so very lucky to have EVERY person here listening and contributing tonight.
Katherine Ramirez
01:38:36
Thank you for challenging us!
Thais Ortolaza
01:38:43
Thank you!!
Kim
01:38:51
Kimberly.robertson16@yahoo.comI would like updates on future meetings! Thank you
Beverley Hines
01:39:07
Well he gave us a blue print that worked for him.
Deb Pappas
01:39:22
Thank you so much Geoffrey, Brian and Wendy!
Jacquelyn Rose
01:39:30
Thank you Mr. Canada and team!
Katherine Ramirez
01:39:32
Thank you Brian for sharing your story! You rock..
Vicki Gallon-Clark
01:39:46
Definitely interested in the trip to Harlem!
Beverley Hines
01:39:47
let's see how we can cut and fit the diagram to our scale!
Beverley Hines
01:40:20
Harlem here I come!
Scott Orsey
01:40:29
Thank you for this excellent discussion... and thank you to everyone for the wonderful questions.
Bethany Silver
01:41:01
Glad to be here with you, @Beverly Hines! Great questions and comments!
DENISE HOLTER
01:41:04
Please add me to the contact list: drlholter@gmail.com
Gina Federico
01:41:48
Thanks for the notes in the chat. We will be adding contact to our listerve for the community conversations.
Angela Harris
01:44:06
COMPREHENSIVE, WHOLISTIC APPROACH...FROM CRADLE (PRENATAL) TO CAREER... IT TAKES A VILLAGE TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS!!! AND IT DOESN'T HAPPEN OVERNIGHT!! AMEN!!🙏🏽
Tennicha Frater-chin
01:44:14
Please add me to the contact list: tennichafrater@yahoo.com
Tennicha Frater-chin
01:44:58
Thank You Mr. Canada
Minervia Newman
01:45:04
Great meeting