Summer of Solutions Hartford

So much has happened in Hartford since Summer of Solutions Hartford kicked off on June 15th! Now that I’ve had time to upload some photos, I’d like to take you through the story of our program, 3 weeks in:

Chapter 1: Training Week

We had a Training and Orientation Week from June 15th-22nd to orient our participants to the program and train them in important solutionary skills. For the first two days, we were hosted by Hartford Areas Rally Together and joined by Summer of Solutions Pioneer Valley. Together we learned about the green economy, environmental justice, and how our solutions-based work can change the game.

On Sunday we said goodbye to our friends from the Pioneer Valley and they went off to make great garlic scape pesto.

For the next five days, we worked at the Trinity Office of Community Relations. Some of the best sessions of the week…

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Grand Aspirations is founded on a powerful and innovative method – being solutionary. The Summer of Solutions expresses the values, follows the principles, and utilizes the strategies of this solutionary method. During the Urban Farming Internship program, young people in Hartford work together to draw on the assets each of them already have and work together to advance personal competence in this method, build a community around it, and enact it in the broader world.

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