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370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
(203) 259-1598 https://www.fairfieldhistory.org

August 2020

What’s in a Name? Indigenous Words and Meanings in Fairfield and Beyond

August 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
zoom, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

The Native American communities who live locally are uniquely tied to the landscape, which is reflected through the geography as well as Fairfield place names like Unquowa, Pequot, Poquonnock, and Connecticut. Join Akomawt Educational Initiative co-founder and Executive Director and Senior Partner to Wabanaki Nations of the Abbe Museum Chris Newell (Passamaquoddy), and Akomawt Educational Initiative co-founder and Executive Director of Connecticut Humanities Dr. Jason Mancini, as they discuss the historical and cultural context of Indigenous names as well contemporary…

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September 2020

LiveGirl: Your Voice Matters (Legislative Issues for Girls)

September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
zoom, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

Thursday, September 24, 6:30pm – 7:30pm “When the whole world is silent, even one voice is powerful.”- Malala Your voice (and future vote) matters! Join us for a nonpartisan, interactive one hour workshop to learn more about how YOU can rise up and effect positive change. You’ll learn some history on how women secured the right to vote, the importance of advocacy, and the key legislative issues impacting girls and women. You’ll then work with peers on the issue that…

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