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Featured Events

June Community Gathering

Thursday, June 6, 2024; 6:30-8:30 PM - Please join us for All In for Milford's June Community Gathering!  We will learn about our current housing and food initiatives, engage with each other in small groups, and share on ways to help make the city we love a community where everyone has a place to live and food to eat; where everyone's voice is heard, and we all can thrive! ... [ more ]

Join Us for Milford's Fifth Annual Juneteenth Celebration!

Saturday, June 15, 2024; 10:00 am - 3:00 pm - Milford Green - The Fifth Annual Milford Juneteenth Festival will be a day of art, culture, and individuality as the contributions of African Americans are displayed, celebrated, and honored ... [ more ]

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Featured News

Exploring Home Options at Our Community Dinner

April 4, 2024 - Our Third Annual Community Dinner was a wonderful evening of fellowship and "strategery" -  with over 50 All In members from across the valley in attendance! We kicked off with a delicious meal catered by Pops and provided by alliance member, TEAM, Inc. After dinner, Rachel walked us through a slideshow detailing a variety of affordable home options. Next, Alex from NVP presented a case study on the Brookside Cooperative Housing complex in Waterbury ... [ more ]

All In Alliances Presented with 2024 Citizen Planner Award at Annual Conference of Connecticut City Planners

March 22, 2024 [Southington, CT] - Today the Connecticut Chapter of the American Planning Association (CCAPA) presented the All In Alliances in Ansonia, Derby, Milford, Oxford, Seymour, and Waterbury with their 2024 Citizen Planner Award, at their annual awards luncheon.  The ceremony was attended by over 60 Connecticut city planners and colleagues in government, public service, and philanthropy ... [ more ]

An Inspiring Crosstown Gathering

February 27, 2024 - Members of All In for Ansonia & Derby, All In for Milford, All In for Oxford, All In for Seymour and the Naugatuck Valley Project gathered at Clinton AME Zion Church in Ansonia for a wonderful potluck dinner followed by an inspiring strategic planning session on Housing Affordability and Food Insecurity ... [ more ]

A Healthy Workforce Is A Housed Workforce

February 6, 2024 - by Jennifer Paradis, Beth-El Center - I had the most wonderful experience last week. In partnership with consultants of the South Central Regional Council of Governments, we organized a tour of homeless response services in the greater New Haven area for community developers, elected officials, city planners and business professionals ... [ more ]

Milford Fair Rent Commission – Call for Resumes

January 22, 2024 - Mayor Tony Giannattasio announced last week that he is accepting resumes for Milford residents to serve on the City of Milford Fair Rent Commission. Renters in our city make up over 25% of our resident population. Both renters and landlords are protected through the Fair Rent Commission which was formed last year to provide an avenue for landlords and tenants to work out challenges together, including ensuring that rent increases remain reasonable and units and properly maintained ... [ more ]

Milford Advocacy Group Wants Fair Rent Commission Appointments, City Says It Lacks Candidates

January 13, 2024 - Nick Sambides - Hearst Media - All In for Milford, a pro-affordable-housing alliance made of of about two dozen religious and community groups, is pressing city leaders to appoint members to a state-mandated Fair Rent Commission. But qualified candidates haven't come forward, according to Phil Vetro, the chairman of the Board of Aldermen.  In a letter to aldermen and Mayor Anthony Giannattasio, the 650-member All In group reminded aldermen of their 14-0 vote on June 27 to form a commission and said the lack of a board now, months after the vote, deprives the city of a necessary service ... [ more ]

At a CT Co-Op, Unique Model Keeps Housing Affordable

January 4, 2024 - by Ginny Monk, CT Mirror - Sonjia Gomes had just given birth to her daughter when she saw a news story about a house fire on the television screen in her hospital room.  When the footage featured a shot of smoke engulfing the building, Gomes realized it was her house. On that day, more than 30 years ago, she and her infant became homeless ... [ more ]

‘All In’ Civic Groups in CT Focus on Housing, Food Insecurity

November 10, 2023 - by Ginny Monk, CT Mirror - Groups of civic-minded residents in several Connecticut towns are banding together to raise awareness about the importance of local government and issues that affect people across the state, like affordable housing and food insecurity  ... [ more ]

Tuesday Election Primer: Mayoral Candidates

November 3, 2023 - All In for Milford recently hosted a moderated conversation with Milford's two mayoral candidates, Kerri Rowland and Tony Giannattasio. Learn what they had to say about crucial community issues such as meeting the basic needs of our residents, moving forward on diverse housing options in Milford, addressing the nearly one in three Milford residents that are cost-burdened, and making public decision-making more open and accessible to all. [ more ]

Tuesday Election Primer: Milford BOA and BOE Candidates

November 2, 2023 - On Tuesday, November 7, Milford residents will elect a slate of local leaders for the Board of Aldermen and Board of Education. Do you know your candidates? To learn more about where they stand on important city issues, check out the videos of recent candidate forums organized by All In For Milford, Milford Ed Advocates and the Milford PTA Council.  [ more ]

CT Residents “All In” on Housing, Food, and a Voice for Everyone

October 11, 2023 - Across Connecticut, more and more people are struggling to afford a home, feed their families, and make their voices heard in the decisions that affect their lives. In a growing number of towns in and around the Naugatuck Valley, longstanding community organizations and their leaders are getting together to do something about it. They call themselves "All In" — All In for Milford, All In for Oxford, All In for Seymour, All In for Ansonia/Derby, and so on.  All In began in the darkest days of the COVID-19 lockdown ... [ more ]

Regulation Change Could Clear Way for Up To 75 Affordable-Housing Units

October 5, 2023, by Nick Sambides, staff writer, CT Post / Hearst Media - The city's top taxpayer could be transformed into a major residential center under a change to Milford's zoning codes approved this week.  The Planning and Zoning Board cleared the way on Tuesday for Centennial Real Estate to apply for a permit to transform the Connecticut Post Mall into a 21st Century mix of retail and housing, with as many as 750 dwellings, including up to 75 affordable-housing units, over the next decade ... [ more ]

Affordable Housing Group Backs Idea to Add Housing at Milford Mall

September 21, 2023 - by Nick Sambides, Staff Writer, Hearst Connecticut Media- Affordable housing advocates are backing an idea from Centennial Real Estate to add housing to the Connecticut Post Mall. All In For Milford members said the mall's Boston Post Road site is a "perfect" place to put a mix of affordable apartments, which is expected to be part of the Texas-based real estate agency's latest proposal to revitalize the mall ... [ more ]

Keeping Milford Housed - A Moving Community Gathering!

Thursday, September 7, 2023 - Despite the sweltering heat, over 70 people came to Mary Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church to tell their stories and learn more about the housing crisis in Milford. At tables crowded to capacity, sharing delicious food provided by TEAM, Inc. and desserts from Haven's Harvest, residents learned about Milford's housing shortage  ... [ more ]

All In for Milford Celebrates Updated Accessory Dwelling Unit Regulations

January 23, 2023 - All In for Milford is celebrating Planning & Zoning's approval of updated Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) regulations and would like to express our deep appreciation to everyone who help make this a win-win for Affordable Housing Options in Milford. Amending these regulations was truly a community effort!  The most significant revisions to the existing regulations included removing language that ... [ more ]

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