Seeing The Justice In One’s Self

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As the snow fell in New Haven on Monday, New Haven Promise scholar Anabelle Marty and Promise Executive Director Patricia Melton ventured to Woolsey Hall on the campus of Yale University to listen to a trailblazer — U.S. Supreme Court … Continue reading

Jose Suriel: Redefining Expectations

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When he was in middle school, Jose Suriel dreamt of attending the University of Connecticut. The oldest son of four, he was raised in a single-parent household in a neighborhood where the prospect of attending college did not seem attainable for everyone. But with support from the adults in his life, Jose committed himself to making his college dream a reality. Continue reading

Jovonne Pullen: Committed to her community

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Jovonne Pullen wears many hats. She is a poet, a singer, a hard-working college student, a mentor, and a member of New Haven Promise’s second cohort. At 19 years old, Jovonne has already decided on a plan for her future: she aspires to make a difference in her hometown by creating opportunities for young people in New Haven. Continue reading

Naikyyia Manick: Getting involved and making a difference

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Naikyyia Manick didn’t always envision herself as a college student. Growing up, she wasn’t the kind of student who loved school, and she never really focused on higher education. All that changed when she discovered her passion for social work. Continue reading

A Wonderful Exchange

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Eight TFA Corps members stopped by the New Haven Promise office Thursday morning to interview Promise scholars about life since high school. Continue reading