Lydia Brewster, SVDM’s Assistant Director for Community Services was recently honored by the Partnership for Strong Communities Rev. Richard Schuster Advocacy Award at the Reaching Home Dinner at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cromwell.
While not originally from Middletown, Brewster has been serving the area’s homeless population for more than 25 years and considers the city her adopted home. And, although she has made a world of difference in neighborhoods throughout the city, perhaps her greatest and most influential work has occurred in the North End. She has been at SVDM since 2010. Read more.