The Partnership Blog


Our Blog will feature a different writer each week, discussing topics related to affordable housing, homelessness and community development. To post comments about the blog entries, please visit our facebook page,

January 2019 - Blog Posts:


January 30, 2019 - Charles Patton

A team of economists released a mapping tool allowing users to explore which neighborhoods offer children the best chance of escaping poverty.





January 16, 2019 - Danielle Hubley
A recap of the recent Governor's Challenge, during which over 280 families were housed.







November 2018 - Blog Posts:


November 29, 2018 - Grace Fontanarosa
Drawing from personal experience and my background in Sociology, there are a lot of important things I have learned about people and society.





May 2018 - Blog Posts:

May 23, 2018 - Annie Scully
A recent ALICE Report takes a closer look at strategies deployed and unfortunate consequences that occur when families are unable to make ends meet. 



May 9, 2018 - Pam Days-Luketich
On June 5th Charles Patton, Partnership for Strong Communities, will moderate the 15th annual Mayor’s Forum on Affordable Housing hosted by the Connecticut Mortgage Bankers Association.



April 2018 - Blog Posts:

April 25, 2018 - Mark Walerysiak Jr. 
Connecticut has seen a mass exodus of millennials and empty nesters in recent years. Hear from a millennial on why this matters, and how affordable housing can solve the issue. 




April 11, 2018 - Jennifer Rodriguez
I can still hear the voices, “This is just a pipe dream. Tear the building down.” But years of persistent planning have finally paid off as a long-abandoned electric tinsel factory found new life.


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