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Fauré’s Requiem a benefit concert for DESK

February 25 @ 4:30 pm

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SCOTUS Grants Pass Ruling

SCOTUS Grants Pass Ruling

I've included below two articles on the Grants Pass decision, as well as an opinion piece from Sarah Fox, executive director at Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness.  To add to these perspectives, I'll note that this ruling is a sad commentary on where we are as...

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Date:
February 25
Time:
4:30 pm
Website:
https://www.bethesdanewhaven.org/events/faure-requiem/2024-02-25

Venue

Bethesda Lutheran Church
305 Saint Ronan Street
New Haven, CT 06511 United States
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