A New Haven Celebration


Amid a lineup of high-profile dignitaries speaking at the 2016 New Haven Promise Scholar Celebration, Southern Connecticut State University rising senior Jose Gutierrez may have made the biggest impression. Not only did he garner a standing ovation, he also drew … Continue reading

Yale Art Gallery To Be Honored As Promise Champion


With the acknowledgement that in the inspiring words of Maya Angelou, “Nobody, but nobody, can make it out here alone,” New Haven Promise is proud to announce the establishment of the Champion Award, which will now be annually given to … Continue reading

Promise’s Fifth Cohort Announced


This spring the RAND Corporation released a report on the early progress of New Haven Promise and the major takeaway was that a “college-going” culture was taking root in the Elm City. Now the city’s high school Class of 2015 … Continue reading

“We Want You Back”


Most of the members of the largest New Haven Promise cohort yet — 191 in all  — discovered a recurring theme at the high-energy fourth annual Scholar Celebration Thursday night at the Omni New Haven Hotel: “We want you back.” … Continue reading