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Connecticut Writing Project-Fairfield Director Receives Civic Leadership Award

Publication: The Bridgeport News
Date: April 20, 2017

Summary: Bryan Ripley Crandall, director of the Connecticut Writing Project-Fairfield, received the Elizabeth M. Pfriem Civic Leadership Award in recognition of his work with Ubuntu Academy, a summer literacy workshop for immigrant and refugee youth.


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Said Marge Hiller, executive director, Bridgeport Public Education Fund, Inc., 'Dr. Crandall's enthusiasm for teaching inner city students is unparalleled in our district. Students flock to his energy and produce work that excites them, and Dr. Ripley-Crandall willingly accepts all invitations to work with our organization pro-bono in preparing high school seniors for the rigor in college. He is an asset to Fairfield University and to the communities of Bridgeport, including our public school district."

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