We Are All Orlando
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We Are All Orlando

By Celia Bacelar Palmares An American-born man who had pledged allegiance to ISIS gunned down 49 people early last Sunday at a gay nightclub in Orlando, the deadliest…

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Charter School in Danbury
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Charter School in Danbury

By Irving Fox As a longstanding parent and elected official in the Danbury community, I know that our school system is doing a great job preparing kids for a…

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The New American Dream Foundation
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The New American Dream Foundation

By Celia Bacelar Palmares   Every one of us that is an immigrant has a story that leads us to another country. What makes this nation so special is the uniqueness…

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Building Homes and Revitalizing Neighborhoods
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Building Homes and Revitalizing Neighborhoods

By Celia Bacelar Do you dream of owning a home? Have you heard of Housatonic Habitat for Humanity? Housatonic Habitat for Humanity (HHH) builds homes and revitalizes neighborhoods in the greater Danbury…

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2016 Tribuna’s American Dream Awards Gala to Celebrate the Essence of America
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2016 Tribuna’s American Dream Awards Gala to Celebrate the Essence of America

By Celia Palmares   In the words of Condoleezza Rice, “The essence of America — that which really unites us — is not ethnicity or nationality or religion — it is…

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The AAUWL
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The AAUWL

Newsletter for the Danbury Area Branch of American Association of University Women.   President’s Message from Julia P. Horne   Over the past two or three months, I have…

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Brazil at the Crossroads of Corruption
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Brazil at the Crossroads of Corruption

By Celia Bacelar Palmares   Millions of Brazilians took to the streets in nationwide anti-government protests in early March. Many of them had wrapped themselves in the Brazilian flag,…

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An Opportunity to Help Those Who Have Been Trying to Help Themselves
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An Opportunity to Help Those Who Have Been Trying to Help Themselves

By Celia Bacelar Last month, United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) held its annual benefit dinner to recognize community leaders and businesses who distinguish themselves through philanthropy and volunteerism in our area.…

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New AARP Column Will Offer Resources that Impact the Lives of our Aging Population
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New AARP Column Will Offer Resources that Impact the Lives of our Aging Population

  By Celia Bacelar Connecticut is aging and undergoing “a permanent and historic transformation in its demographics,” according to Connecticut’s Legislative Commission on Aging (CLCA). According to the…

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Tribuna’s 2016 American Dream Awards Nominations Now Open
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Tribuna’s 2016 American Dream Awards Nominations Now Open

  By Celia P. Bacelar The Tribuna 2016 American Dream Awards (ADA) will be held on May 14, at the Amber Room Colonnade, offering the community the opportunity…

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