Senators Murphy & Blumenthal Earmark $362,000 in Federal Grants for RYASAP

Connecticut Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy standing in front of the Capitol Building in Washington DC

The Senate Appropriations Committee earmarked two grants totaling $362,000 for the fiscal year 2023 for RYASAP. StreetSafe Bridgeport would receive $237,000, and $125,000 would go towards Social Emotional Learning programming at Bridgeport Public Schools. The funding for StreetSafe, which comes from the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, will help RYASAP continue to […]

Tonya Lewis Lee keynote speaker at RYASAP’s Catalyst for Community Change Summit

Tonya Lewis Lee Standing at Podium Giving Speech

Tonya Lewis Lee speaks at RYASAP’s 2nd Annual Catalyst for Community Change Summit on April 27. Lee shared her experiences, saying she hopes young people take inspiration from her story as a successful Black entrepreneur and community advocate. She said she came to Bridgeport because of the work of RYASAP, an umbrella organization offering resources […]