“She who lives it knows it.” – Dione Dwyer, PT Resident Leader

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Organizing… photo: Daniel @therecinoscompany.com WPCA (quarterly meetings): 8 special meetings and 27.5 hours were spent meeting, advocating, and building Resident Leader awareness in PT Partners’ on going campaign to fight for Environmental Justice in PT Barnum Apartments’ neighborhood. During these meetings, we have made efforts to collaborate with Bridgeport’s Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA, a…

Education Village Provides Culturally Responsive Classes for Youth

PT Partners Education Village Hosts Second Job Training for 14 youth from PT Barnum and Trumbull Garden Apartments, with 28 year-old Entrepreneur, Ebony Gill

(Bridgeport, CT, October 22, 2022) The resident leadership of PT Partners (PTP), a resident-owned initiative of PT Barnum Apartments in Bridgeport, CT, is proud to report on the wonderfully successful African Hair Braiding classes, provided by Ebony Gill, @_StylesbyEB, who is a 28 year-old, young entrepreneur. Classes took place on Saturday, October 22, 2022 and Sunday, October 23, 2022 from 11 am to 4 pm for 14 children and teens ages 9 to 17 years-of-age in downtown Bridgeport. Brunch was provided.  Classes included a mannequin head and stand, hair braiding mousse, and head wraps, as well as covered hair parting, basic feeding, detangling and laying edges. At the end of the two-day course, students received a certificate of completion. Ebony continues to provide African braiding to customers. Her beauty salon is called Styles by Eb and is located on 1143 Noble Avenue in Bridgeport.

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