“Sticks and Stones Will Break My Bones, But Words Will Never Hurt Me”
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“Sticks and Stones Will Break My Bones, But Words Will Never Hurt Me”

  Emanuela P. Leaf As social media explodes with comments and memes denouncing Republican presidential candidates like Donald Trump and Ted Cruz for their hardline stance on immigration…

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WordsMatter — No Human Being is ‘Illegal’
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WordsMatter — No Human Being is ‘Illegal’

  New America Media | By Karla Martinez As a child, I thought anyone born on this earth was part of the United States. I did not know…

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Extremism in All Its Forms Is The Reason They Kill
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Extremism in All Its Forms Is The Reason They Kill

  By Emanuela P. Leaf Under the dark shadow of terrorist attacks and mass shootings, we find ourselves paralyzed in front of our TV screens or smartphones searching…

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Tragedy in Mariana: Hundreds of Thousands Affected by Water Shortage
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Tragedy in Mariana: Hundreds of Thousands Affected by Water Shortage

  Governador Valadares city paralyzed. More than 280 people without water. By Jhonnathas Trindade – 11/20/15 Special Contribution for Tribuna CT Governador Valadares (MG) Doce River’s shoreline in…

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The Power of Youth Sports
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The Power of Youth Sports

Emanuela P. Leaf There are a number of studies supporting the benefits of youth sports participation, including increased academic achievement and physical, social and psychological wellbeing. But one…

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Connecticut Charter Schools Serve Students, Communities
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Connecticut Charter Schools Serve Students, Communities

By Jeremiah Grace Almost everyone remembers the first day of school. Families rush to get all the necessary back-to-school supplies and new-school clothes. There’s the anticipation of a…

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Tribuna Partners With Danbury Family Learning Center to Improve Children’s Success in School
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Tribuna Partners With Danbury Family Learning Center to Improve Children’s Success in School

New Column Will Facilitate Access to Resources and Services to Help Children Succeed By Emanuela Leaf According to Zero to Three, the national center for infants, toddlers and…

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Op-Ed: Puerto Rico’s Crisis Should Matter to Connecticut’s Residents
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Op-Ed: Puerto Rico’s Crisis Should Matter to Connecticut’s Residents

Ingrid Alvarez-DiMarzo Connecticut State Director, Hispanic Federation There are some 1,700 miles of land and sea separating Hartford from San Juan, Puerto Rico, making it tempting for Connecticut’s…

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Defending the Constitution: Let’s Start With the 14th Amendment
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Defending the Constitution: Let’s Start With the 14th Amendment

By Emanuela P. Leaf Donald Trump released his immigration plan in mid-August, calling for a wall to be built across the southern U.S. border (to be paid for…

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Plenty to Celebrate for Brazilian Independence Day
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Plenty to Celebrate for Brazilian Independence Day

By Emanuela Leaf Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is battling calls for her impeachment. The speaker of Brazil’s lower house is grappling with accusations that he pocketed a $5…

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