Celebrating 25 Years: City-Wide Back To School Rally

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Date(s) - 08/17/2022
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


We’re excited to announce that our annual Back To School Rally is back! The Mayor’s Office, Waterbury Youth Services, Inc., and Waterbury Department of Education invite families to attend the 25th Annual Back To School Rally on Wednesday, August 17th, 2022 at Fulton Park (Pine Street entrance) from 12:00pm-2pm. This event is free and open to Waterbury families, teens, and children of all ages.

Our youth have made made it through another year of challenging times and we want you to join us in celebrating their commitment and drive. As they prepare to enter a new year of school, let’s rally and support them through this upcoming school year. We have a live performance lined up and music by DJ Double L. The City of Waterbury will be hosting an on-site free vaccination clinic from 12pm to 2pm. The legendary Frankie’s Hot Dogs will be providing free hot dogs. There will also be raffles, prizes and giveaways.

In alphabetical order, the Rally is made possible in part by the generosity of Connecticut Community Foundation, Connecticut Department of Corrections, First Congregational Church of Cheshire, Frankie’s, Savings Bank of Danbury, TD Bank, Thomaston Savings Bank, Waterbury Hospital. Waterbury Youth Services has also organized 32 community non-profits and local businesses to line the park’s walkway to show Waterbury families the range of resources available to help youth succeed at school and at home.

When: Wednesday, August 17th, 2022, from 12:00pm-2:00pm


Fulton Park (Pine Street Entrance)

438 Cooke St

Waterbury, CT 06706

For more information, contact Olivia Dudley at (203) 573-0264 or email odudley@waterburyyouthservices.org