- Monday, November 9, 2015 at 9:10 am
Jimmy Greene and Nelba Marquez-Greene hold a photo of their late daughter Ana Grace during a news conference shortly after 12/14. The couple, along with their son, Isaiah, have been working to honor Ana Grace by establishing a foundation focusing on a number of partnerships and a music scholarship initiative at Western Connecticut State University. They are planning a community event in Newtown December 2, as well as a daylong mental health conference at WestConn the following day.
- Friday, October 24, 2014
HARTFORD (AP) — The panel created to develop policy recommendations in the wake of 12/14 is expected to hear this morning from the parents of two children who were killed.
The parents making presentations to the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission are Neil Heslin, the father of Jesse Lewis, and Nelba Marquez-Greene, the mother of Ana Marquez-Greene.
Gov Dannel P. Malloy created the 16-member advisory commission to make recommendations in areas including public safety, mental health and gun violence prevention.
- Wednesday, September 3, 2014
AVON — The Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) is taking steps to ensure that love will always win.
In an effort to recognize the caring and compassionate nature of 12/14 victim Ana Grace Marquez-Greene, CREC announced on September 2 that it will rename the CREC Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Elementary School. The school, which is located in a temporary facility in Avon, will now be called The CREC Ana Grace Academy of the Arts Elementary School.
- Friday, June 14, 2013
CBS News out of Manitoba, Canada, reports that singer Harry Connick, Jr, has written a song especially for Ana Marquez-Greene. “Love Wins” is the song on Harry’s new CD, written in memory of 6-year-old Ana, who died 12/14. Ana’s dad, Jimmy, is a member of Connick’s band.