Elm City Robo Squad - Team 558
Team 558, Elm City Robo Squad, is a competitive high school robotics team comprised of highly dedicated public-school students and mentors from all over Greater New Haven, CT. They have dominated in a national program called FIRST – For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology – which strives to expose students to technology from an early age. Locally, Team 558 has been inspiring students to explore robotics, machining, engineering, computer science, business skills and teamwork for decades. And Team 558 has its roots right with AVANGRID employees!
Meet Peter Church, AVANGRID CHRO & RAINN | #SAAPM
To stand in solidarity, the Avangrid Foundation has become the newest partner to Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), the nation’s largest support network for victims of sexual violence. Peter Church, Chief Human Resources Officer at AVANGRID and member of the National Leadership Council of RAINN, answers a few questions about his involvement with RAINN and explains more about this important issue during #SAAPM.
Strengthening Resiliency with the American Red Cross
When disaster strikes, AVANGRID and its employees always step up to help! This year, AVANGRID – through a partnership led by the Avangrid Foundation – is continuing to elevate its vitally important community-based disaster relief efforts. The Avangrid Foundation first partnered with the Red Cross as a national Disaster Responder in 2018, with a desire to make a national impact. The Red Cross Disaster Responder program is comprised of organizations providing the highest level of support toward Red Cross preparedness and relief efforts. Through this coordinated partnership, the Foundation is committed not only to disaster relief, but strengthening resiliency through proactive investment.