City of Hartford Credit Rocky Aponte Creative Commons

City of Hartford. Credit Rocky Aponte Creative Commons

Young Energetic Solutions (YES) – a group of young people committed to creating a vibrant Connecticut (of which CMSC is a member) – was well represented on a recent episode of NPR’s Where We Live. Diana Deng, Policy and Communications Analyst for the Partnership for Strong Communities and Julie Daly Meehan, HYPE Executive Director, MetroHartford Aliance – both YES members, joined Joe Cortright, economist for City Observatory and host John Dankosky to talk about what is attracting young people back to the nation’s downtowns, including Hartford.

Listen to their discussion of “The Young and the Restless in Connecticut” by clicking here.