The CT Coalition for Environmental Justice is a grassroots organization whose mission is to improve urban environmental health through educating the community, promoting change in government policy, and promoting responsibility towards the environment. Teach Our Children, a parent-led organization of New Haven parents, organizes to improve the New Haven Public Schools.
Local grant money, disbursed by OCSJM on behalf of CCHD, was also allocated to the following groups: Meriden Children First, Naugatuck Valley Housing Development Corporation, United Action Connecticut, and United Connecticut Action for Neighborhoods, Inc./Caring Families Coalition.
For additional information on CCHD and how it works with local groups, visit the CCHD page on the OCSJM website. If you are interested in learning more about the grant process or would like to become part of our Grant Review Committee, please contact Lynn Campbell at (203) 777-7279.