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Get to Know The Organizations Behind ACE



Connecticut Community Outreach Revitalization Program

Connecticut Community Outreach Revitalization Program (ConnCORP) is focused on economic development in New Haven. ConnCorp was designed to advance ConnCAT’s mission to provide opportunities to New Haven’s underserved residents. 


Our key activities include the acquisition and revitalization of commercial properties as well as investment in new and existing local community-based businesses. ConnCORP also seeks to attract businesses to New Haven and, ultimately, to catalyze and support a place-based impact investing ecosystem in the city.

Our Mission: To drive economic development and economic justice in impoverished communities by investing in local commercial and residential real estate, and minority-owned businesses.


Our Vision: To create a community where ALL citizens are thriving economically, and socially.


Think it Forward

The mission of The WorkPlace is to develop a well-educated, well-trained, and self-sufficient workforce that can confidently compete in today’s changing global marketplace.Essential to our mission is the creation of a seamless, coordinated system of education, training and employment.


Regionally, we work with a wide scope of business leaders, local officials and other stakeholders to develop innovative workforce development plans that identify and address the area’s employment needs and interests. On a state level, we collaborate with state and local agencies to ensure that we deliver services that are consistent with comprehensive workforce development planning.

As a national leader in this field, we regularly share ideas, best practices and lessons learned with lawmakers, foundations, think tanks and other workforce development organizations around the country. We pride ourselves on bringing new thinking to the workforce table.

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