Lunch Break With The Village

Lunch Break With The Village is a monthly Facebook Live event series that features Village staff and community guests who provide expert tips and advice on navigating challenging life situations and other relevant topics.

Past Episodes

Body Image

April 21, 2022

Our guests discussed the importance of promoting self-worth, self-love and empowerment as well as connections between mental health and eating disorders.

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Trauma, Resiliency & Equity

March 24, 2022

This Lunch Break episode we focused on trauma, resiliency and equity. Our guest, Nelba Márquez-Greene, discussed the importance of allowing grief, trauma and loss in the room and how tools, language, skills, resources and acceptance should be available to live a full, grieving life.

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Free Tax Help With VITA

January 13, 2022

We discussed how Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and other resources through The Village’s Financial Opportunity Center can help this tax season and beyond.

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Holiday Giving, Helping Families

December 16, 2021

We discussed the importance of supporting families in need, especially around the holiday season. Learn more about the impact of giving and different ways to support Village families.

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The Power of Sports and Therapeutic Care

October 6, 2021

We explored the power of bringing together sports and therapeutic care and how The Village, Doc Wayne Youth Services and ESPN are partnering to bring trauma-informed sports curriculum to children at The Village with social, emotional and behavioral disorders to develop healthier coping skills, feel more confident to engage in sport and fitness, and become leaders in their school or community.

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The Village’s Second Chance Shops

September 16, 2021

The Village’s Second Chance Shops—located in Glastonbury, Simsbury, Suffield and West Hartford, are filled with incredible bargains on great clothing and household items.

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