Category: Media

News Release: Community Nonprofit Providers Hold Voter Registration Drives and Candidate Events

NEWS RELEASE Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 Community Nonprofit Providers Hold Voter Registration Drives and Candidate Events; National Voter Registration Day is September 25 (Hartford, CT) – Across the state, members of the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance including group homes and family support programs for people with developmental disabilities, outpatient mental health and addiction services, children… Read more »

News Release: Nonprofit Alliance Voter Registration Campaign Using Unique Online Link

NEWS RELEASE Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 (Hartford, CT) – CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, which represents hundreds of nonprofit human service and cultural organizations across the state, has joined with the Secretary of the State’s office to register voters through a unique online link specifically for nonprofits, the Alliance announced today. The voter registration link is… Read more »

Statement on two items on the next State Bond Commission Agenda released today

July 18, 2018 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President and CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance on two items on the next State Bond Commission Agenda released today (Items 7 & 21): “On behalf of the Alliance and the half-million people who rely on their services and programs, we thank Governor Malloy… Read more »

Statement of Gian-Carl Casa on the bipartisan budget agreement that includes a one percent increase in funding for community-based nonprofits

May 9, 2018 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 Statement of Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the bipartisan budget agreement that includes a one percent increase in funding for community-based nonprofits: “On behalf of tens of thousands of people across Connecticut who get substance abuse and mental health treatment, stay in… Read more »

Press Release: Funding Increase for Nonprofit Community Providers; Final Budget Agreement Should Include Best of Republican, Democratic Plans

May 8, 2018 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 Funding Increase for Nonprofit Community Providers; Final Budget Agreement Should Include Best of Republican, Democratic Plans (Hartford, CT) – The CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, representing hundreds of providers of services including substance abuse and mental health treatment, homeless and domestic violence shelters, support and residential programs for people… Read more »

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa on House passage of wage increases for some community providers

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the passage of HB5460, a bill that provides wage increases for community providers of services for people with developmental disabilities: May 2, 2018 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “A strike that would keep caregivers from people with disabilities won’t be good for anyone…. Read more »

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa on the budgets proposed on April 20

Statement from Gian- Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the budgets proposed on April 20. Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “We appreciate that both the Democratic and Republican budget would restore some of the funding to community providers that had been cut in past years, although they do so in different… Read more »

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa on the closing of Connecticut Juvenile Training School.

April 13, 2018 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the closing of Connecticut Juvenile Training School. “The announcement that Governor Malloy has closed Connecticut Juvenile Training School is good news for our state’s youth, who were never well served in the ill-conceived and ill-constructed… Read more »

OP-ED | Converting State Human Service Programs To Community-based Saves Money & Quality Care

OP-ED | Converting State Human Service Programs To Community-based Saves Money & Quality Care By Gian-Carl Casa | March 28, 2018 | CTNewsJunkie As Connecticut struggles with state budget problems, the leaders of community nonprofits say the State can provide necessary and essential services at a lower cost by converting more state human services programs… Read more »

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa on the announcement that unionized direct care workers will strike for increased pay

Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance on the announcement that unionized direct care workers will strike for increased pay: “The members of the Alliance have advocated for better pay for workers at community-based nonprofits for decades, and we support the current effort by the legislature…. Read more »