August 15, 2022

Lets Taco Bout It w/ The Connect Center for Youth

The Connect Center is an innovative and creative safe space in Cohoes, NY dedicated to giving tools and resources to local children. In this interview by Dulcinia Diggs, Executive Director Ben Williams discusses how food always brings us together, and how he is a part of the community.

Mr. Williams discusses how kids becoming ” hooked” is the key to becoming engage. Ben says, “kids need to know that they’re being provided for” and discusses food insecurity, “Adopt a taco,” and more.

To learn more about Ben Williams’ story and his journey with his organization, The Connect Center visit

If you’re interested in becoming involved with The Connect Center for youth, go to

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