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

Long-Time Friends To Share Legacy Award


New Haven Promise’s Legacy Award — which was established last year — is now annually awarded to a Scholar who has recently graduated from college and has demonstrated a deep commitment to their studies, fellow Promise scholars and the City … Continue reading

Transforming An Urban School System


Both New Haven Promise and School Change reforms are making progress towards their goals, according to an independent study conducted by the RAND Corporation. Dr. Gabriella C. Gonzalez, a RAND sociologist, presented the near-term findings of “Transforming an Urban School … 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

Promise Pioneer To Be Awarded


Priscilla Maldonado — the first New Haven Promise Scholar to earn a four-year degree — will earn yet another first on Thursday night at the New Haven Promise Scholar Celebration at the Omni New Haven Hotel. She will become Promise’s … Continue reading