Neighborhood Initiatives

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town and gown logoCentral Connecticut State University and the City of New Britain are proud to be considered good neighbors.

We are committed to working with our community in addressing common concerns. We have worked together to improve communication, decrease excessive drinking and present efforts at local conferences.

The Coalition includes representatives from the City of New Britain, Central Connecticut State University, and the Belvedere neighborhood who work together to manage the use of alcohol on-campus and off-campus in neighborhoods adjacent to campus. 

Open Meetings, 2016-17 Academic Year

Monday, September 26, 2016, 5:30 - 7 p.m. – Sprague Carlton Room, CCSU Student Center
Monday, November 14, 2016, 5:30 - 7 p.m. - New Britain Police Department, 10 Chestnut Street New Britain, community room 
Monday, February 6, 2017, 5:30 - 7 p.m. - Bellin Room, CCSU Student Center
Monday, May 1, 2017, 5:30 - 7 p.m.  - New Britain Police Department, 10 Chestnut Street New Britain, community room 

 

Did You Know?

  • Alcohol kills more young people than all other illicit drugs combined.

  • The average age for a youth to start drinking in CT is 11 years old.

  • Anyone under 21 is prohibited from possessing alcohol on public or private property and is subject to fines and/or suspension of driver's license.

  • Individuals who knowingly permit minors to possess and/or consume alcohol may be fined, imprisoned or both.  This includes those hosting a party.

  • 48% of all alcohol consumed by college students is consumed by underage students.

  • Drinking by college students contributes to an estimated 1,700 student deaths, and 600,000 injuries a year. Facts from MADD 

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