Category: Media

Statement regarding Governor Malloy’s Latest Budget Proposal

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President and CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on Governor Malloy’s budget proposal and ongoing budget negotiations: October 16, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “We appreciate that the Governor and legislative leaders continue to work towards a budget agreement. “We hope that a final agreement is close and that the state’s… Read more »

Bridgeport’s StreetSafe Program That Targets Gangs and Street Violence To Shut Down

Bridgeport’s StreetSafe Program That Targets Gangs and Street Violence To Shut Down Latest Casualty of State Budget Stalemate (Bridgeport, CT) – StreetSafe, a community-based nonprofit program in Bridgeport that has helped more than 300 at-risk youths turn their lives around, will close its doors on October 1, one of the latest casualties of the ongoing… Read more »

Statement on Today’s Budget Discussions

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on today’s state budget discussions and proposals: September 8, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “The Governor’s new budget proposal is a welcome step forward in the process and would improve funding for many social services over current funding in the Executive Order. “Thousands… Read more »

Gian-Carl Casa on CBS’ The Connection Podcast

Alliance President and CEO, Gian-Carl Casa, joined Ann Baldwin, host of The Connection, to discuss the impact of Connecticut’s ongoing budget situation on community nonprofits. Listen to the Podcast here.

Statement regarding Governor Malloy’s budget announcement

Statement from Gian Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on Governor Malloy’s budget announcement: August 18, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “Community-based nonprofits thank the Governor for restoration of $40 million in funding for vital services for the state’s most vulnerable citizens. For more than a decade, human services have been… Read more »

Statement regarding Furlough Day for Nonprofit Providers

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on today’s furlough at nonprofit agencies that contract with the state: July 26, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “Today’s mandated furlough at community nonprofits that work with people with developmental disabilities should give every resident of Connecticut pause. Closing the doors of agencies… Read more »

Statement regarding ratification of state Union agreement and budget negotiations

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the on the ratification of the state Union agreement and budget negotiations: July 18, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “The ratification of the union agreement means that vital state programs are protected from $700 million in spending cuts, and for that, nonprofit… Read more »

Budget solution: Change the way Connecticut provides services

Budget solution: Change the way Connecticut provides services By Gian-Carl Casa | Posted to CT Viewpoints July 05, 2017 As Connecticut residents enjoyed the Independence Day holiday and its barbecues, parades and vacations, thousands of people with mental health issues, substance abuse addictions, developmental disabilities, homelessness and those striving for a second chance post-incarceration were… Read more »

Statement on Legislature’s Failure to Reach a Budget Agreement Thursday

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the legislature’s failure to reach a budget agreement Thursday: June 29, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “July 1 is a real deadline. We appreciate the effort of all the legislative caucuses, but without a resolution the people who suffer will be those… Read more »

Statement regarding no state budget before July 1

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the news that lawmakers will not meet to adopt a budget before July 1: June 27, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “It is beyond disappointing that the General Assembly apparently will not meet on Thursday to adopt even a short-term budget when… Read more »