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Author: Brenda Penn-Williams

  • Town Hall Meeting to organize against racism in Westport and Fairfield County

    Town Hall Meeting to organize against racism in Westport and Fairfield County

    The Connecticut NAACP State Conference and the Greater Norwalk NAACP Branch announce a Town Hall Meeting scheduled to address concerns and experiences related to racism in the community. The event will take place on Thursday, May 9th, 2024, at 6pm at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation 10 Lyons Plain Rd, Westport. Individuals throughout Fairfield County are…

  • Another School District Scam?

     [EDITOR”S NOTE: The following Letter relates to a recent article in The Hour newspaper regarding Medard Thomas, principal of Norwalk’s Concord Magnet School. Thomas was placed on administrative leave last November for reasons the School District has declined to make public. The Hour reported that Thomas’ personnel record, which it accessed through a Freedom of…

  • NAACP calls for BoE President to step down

    NAACP calls for BoE President to step down

    The NAACP is calling for Diana Carpio, School Board President, to immediately step down from the Board of Education. Her statements in The Hour Newspaper create divisiveness among the BOE and the Norwalk Community. Ms. Carpio was elected to represent our families and her comments show that she is taking part in closed door discussions…