Top row: Artist Molly Gambardella, Mariachi Academy of New England students, Lou Mangini with Photographer Johnathon Henninger. Middle Row: Amira Brown, artwork by Althea Rao, musician Stephen Gritz King. Bottom row: Musician Fernanda Franco, Teaching artist and West Haven Council Member Trenée McGee, and Hanan Hameen. They are among the first 146 recipients.
If a walker is close to the taco trucks and the Long Island Sound, they can start with engineer William Lanson's nineteenth-century extension on Long Wharf, and the Black genius that transformed commerce in New Haven and built part of the Farmington Canal's infrastructure.
LEAP Staffer Rachel Kline Brown submitted the following Friday, after LEAP students attended a screening of the film Marshall with the film’s screenwriter, local attorney Michael Koskoff.