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  • News Article
  • Sep 9, 2020

Reciprocity: Jeanette White-Blackwell Is a History-Making and Humble Leader

In 2019, as the first Black woman ever elected to the Middletown Common Council, Jeanette White-Blackwell made history. Working as a childcare and...
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  • Press Release
  • Aug 10, 2020

Antiquing and Leading: How Deborah Norman Follows Her Passions to Contribute to Her Community

Pulling from her lifelong interest in art, history, and politics, this business owner reminds us to stay involved in the political process. Deborah...
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  • Press Release
  • Jul 27, 2020

“If you want to win, you can win”: Introducing Emerge Alumna Diana Singer

Diana Singer, an Emerge 2019 Alumna, joined Emerge because of two women: her daughter and Hillary Clinton. After her loss in 2016, Clinton sent out...
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  • Press Release
  • Jul 20, 2020

Vanita Bhalla

Rising the Tide: How Vanita Bhalla Strives Both Professionally and Politically To Help Others Use Their Voice A lifelong commitment to bringing out...
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Stamford orders protesters occupying Latham Park to depart, but group vows to remain until demands for police reform are met

Protesters occupying Latham Park in Stamford want to cut funds for the Stamford Police Department and reform of local mental health care, among...
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  • Press Release
  • Jul 13, 2020

Lisa Tepper Bates

Say What You Need To Say: How Lisa Tepper Bates’ fearless leadership, coalition building and question asking set a local and national model for...
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Conn. Cities and Town Declare Racism A Public Health Crisis: Now What?

Young people in New Haven protest police violence and systemic racism at an event in June. RYAN CARON KING / CONNECTICUT PUBLIC The killing of...
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NAACP, League of Women Voters file lawsuit to expand absentee voting

The League of Women Voters of Connecticut and the Connecticut State Conference of the NAACP have filed a lawsuit calling on Secretary of the State...
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Officials condemn racist acts

MANCHESTER — At a news conference held just down the street from where a racist incident took place two weeks ago — during which police say that...
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Letter: Portland DTC pledges to pursue equity, inclusion

To the Editor: The Portland Democratic Town Committee stands with all those in Connecticut, across the United States, and around the world who are...
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