The Young Demographic

Fairfield County for those 18-35

New Haven climate change rally a success

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Almost 1,000 people gathered in New Haven Saturday to rally for stronger efforts to stop climate change. The rally measured up in size to events in Boston, San Francisco, and New York City. [Read More]
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Valley young professional group to kick off The Valley Goes Pink Week

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From the Young Emerging Professionals, a committee of the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce: “Where has the summer gone – wow!?! As we start thinking about Autumn I wanted to personally invite you to a special evening on Thursday, October 13th. Last year the Young Professionals (YEP) of the Naugatuck River Valley hosted a fundraising […] [Read More]
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What are you doing for Moving Planet day?

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NEW HAVEN – (press release) This Saturday hundreds of citizens, educators, government officials, energy industry representatives, churches and farmers from around Connecticut will bike, walk and take the bus to the New Haven Green for “Moving Connecticut,” a rally in conjunction with events around the world highlighting the need for a swift and responsible transition […] [Read More]
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New Youth Poll Reveals Frustration on Environmental Progress

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NEW HAVEN — (press release) The Nature Conservancy has released a new nationwide poll that reveals America’s young people are unhappy with the condition of the environment and lack faith in adults to address it. The findings also show strong evidence that more time spent in nature directly correlates with a commitment to protect it. […] [Read More]
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Young Dems win charity softball game

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The young Democrats were the victors of the bipartisan charity softball game against the young Republicans Thursday night in Wethersfield. The Democrats won 15 – 14 in the 11th inning. Proceeds from the event went to the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. [Read More]
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CT young Dems and young Republicans play softball for charity

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nnecticut’s young Democrats and Connecticut’s young Republicans will compete in an old-fashioned, bipartisan charity softball game and cookout at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18 in Mill Woods Park in Wethersfield. CT DEMOCRATS ALL STARS, State Rep. Matt Ritter, Captain vs. CT REPUBLICANS ALL STARS, State Rep. Sean Williams, Captain With special guest umpires Christine […] [Read More]
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New York Times: developers in Bridgeport banking on young singles

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The Real Estate section in today’s New York Times has a story about how developers are revitalizing downtown Hartford and Bridgeport because “new rentals have proved popular with young singles.” In both cities, the market is hot for studios and one-bedrooms – partly, developers say, because this generation of 20-somethings does not like to share…The […] [Read More]
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Young professionals are unhappy with housing prices in Connecticut

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A typical worker needs to earn $47,840 annually to afford median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment, while the median earnings for 25-to-34-year-old workers is roughly $30,000. About 300 young professionals responded to an unscientific survey the Partnership for Strong Communities conducted to try to understand why Connecticut has been losing 25-34 year-old residents at […] [Read More]
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