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"We Are the Village Day" in Hamden October 24, 2021

Hamden - To honor the one year anniversary of the youth centered non-profit We Are the Village, Mayor Lend will be issuing a proclamation making October 24th We Are the Village Day in Hamden

The Village is reaching out to the Hamden business community to participate in We Are the Village Day by offering discounts to their customers as a way to promote community, love and unity.  This is not a fundraiser, but instead a demonstration of support for values that create community.  Businesses offering discounts to their customers on October 24th will be hanging We Are the Villages signs in their windows.

We Are the Village's goal is to be a one stop shop for the youth.  In 2020 Founder and CEO of We Are the Village, Melissa Atterberry-Jones, recognized a pressing need for youth after school programming.  For many of these youth, an after school program i their only opportunity to get help with homework, take part in extracurricular activities, learn life and socialize outside of school.  Located at 21B Pershing Street in Hamden, CT, The Village is a safe, secure space for youth to learn, grow and develop.

For more information on how to participate in what will be an annual event, please contact Melissa at thevillageweare@gmail.com