Jim Williamson and the Community Foundation have earned a national award for their leadership in helping New Britain's schools stem the tide of chronic absence.
Some 61 students from Berlin, New Britain, Plainville, Southington and other communities are receiving more than $185,000 in Foundation scholarships.
A program for children aimed at preventing summer learning loss is among those to benefit from $116,000 in Community Chest of New Britain and Berlin grants.
NEW BRITAIN GOES ALL-AMERICA ONCE AGAIN
For the second year in a row, New Britain is recognized nationally as an All-America City for its Community Foundation-supported work in building a brighter future for its children.
Community Foundation of Greater New Britain
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