Community Action Agency of New Haven Inc. Announces the Donation of Computer Monitors to local STEM School: King / Robinson Inter-District Magnet School

May 10, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Bianca Bowles 
Social Media and Community Relations Specialist 
Email: Bbowles@caanh.net, Ph: (203) 387-7700, ext. 192 

NEW HAVEN, CT (May 10, 2021) – Community Action Agency of New Haven, Inc., and King/Robinson Inter-District Magnet School: An International Baccalaureate STEM School announces the launch of their latest collaboration and donation of eleven (11) computer monitors. 

This multi-year partnership will support students while working to promote equity in education, career readiness, and overall community health and wellness. King Robinson Inter-District Magnet empowers every student to become responsible, productive and engaged 21st-century global citizens, who are respectful, open-minded, and reflective students with positive attitudes. Providing monitors to students for technology access and education is necessary and the COVID-19 pandemic has made our mission even more critical than before. 

Since its founding over 42 years ago, CAANH continues to make a significant impact in the Greater New Haven area, touching thousands of lives by providing tools, support, resources, basic needs, and even technology to eliminate poverty by helping people do the best they can. Providing ways to create generational wealth and opportunity has been the heart of the work we continue to do. CAANH has dedicated staff members who support the execution and the delivery of the mission of the organization, as well as a dedicated board of directors representing diverse leaders from the Greater New Haven community. 

CAANH was established in 1978 and focuses on helping individuals and families with limited resources and complex issues by providing programs, services, case management and referrals. Also, working across sectors with community partners and state agencies through strategic delivery to other service providers. Clients benefit from: S.M.A.R.T. Women (Single Mothers Actively Reaching the Top) energy assistance (Matching Payment Plan, Operation Fuel, Homebound Service), financial literacy, job readiness, emergency food pantry, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), diaper bank, Passport Transitional Services (PTS Homeless Initiative), Youth Empowerment Pathways, YEP- Youth ages 15-17), Aging with G.R.A.C.E. (Mature Adults 55+), Healthy Options Pathway Essentials (HOPE), Father Factor, and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) 

CAANH meets the needs of distinct populations in the community such as homeless individuals, single mothers/grandmothers, youth, mature adults, fathers, and families in need. Every client that comes through the door is connected to CAANH’s “No Wrong Door” approach. A process that allows the agency to assist clients where there is an expressed need and provide a wide range of resources to move individuals towards self-sufficiency and economic sustainability.