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A Crime Hotspot Called the “Mudhole” Becomes a Home for Learning and Butterflies

Visionary Doreen Abubakar, founder of CPEN and a coalition of residents, advocates and others, transformed a former drug market green-space area into a bonafide community gem.

The park sits on New Haven's Farmington Canal Green-way. Now the community boasts of a butterfly garden, farmers markets, bike repair station and a communication kiosk.

The Learning Corridor on the Farmington Canal
CPEN's Place-Making Project
 
" Made With and By The Community As A Means To Improve Their Quality of Life "
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CHANGE! - IT ALL 

HAPPENS

     HERE...

 DONATIONS 

Make your check to: CPEN Inc.

Mail To:

C/O Doreen Abubakar

CPEN Inc.,157 Church St.19th,Floor

New Haven, CT 06510

                 

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