Police surveillance ordinance


It's time to legalize Marijuana

"By passing this resolution we put ourselves in the drivers seat to ensure the conversation around the regulation of Marijuana in Connecticut is grounded in racial and economic justice. "

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Hartford Hurricane Relief Center Fundraiser/Clothing Drive


Puerto Rico Se Levanta! D.C. Unity March Nov 19

It was an honor to be a featured speaker at the Unity March for Puerto Rico. You can find the full text of my speech below. Full picture album courtesy of the CT Puerto Rican Agenda available at: https://www.facebook.com/NPRACT/posts/1484615938319563

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Housing Resources for Survivors Displaced by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in Puerto Rico


 

Housing Resources for Survivors Displaced by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in Puerto Rico

FEMA and the government of Puerto Rico announced today that Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) is available to Puerto Ricans who are unable to return to their homes because they are displaced as a result of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. This is one of several short-term housing options being offered to meet the demand for post-storm safe housing.  Transitional Sheltering Assistance allows eligible applicants to shelter in a hotel or motel, for a limited period of time, as a bridge to intermediate and longer-term housing.  FEMA pays all costs for rooms and taxes through direct payments to participating hotels and motels.

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Spanish Oscar Lopez Rivera Fliers are here!


Oscar Lopez Rivera is coming to Hartford!

Oscar Lopez Rivera is coming to Hartford! On June 20th we will welcome Hero of the Puerto Rican Indepence movement and the world longest serving political prisoner to Real Art Ways(56 Arbor st) at 7pm

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My resolution in support of Marijuana revenue

RESOLUTION TO SUPPORT SB 11 AND OTHER CANNABIS LEGALIZATION BILLS

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Hartford Heroes: Officer Jim Barret

 

 

“To me, seeing other people smile is therapeutic. You can’t put a price tag on that. That is my secret to happiness.”

 

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Resources for Hartford Immigrants and Refugees

The Resource Guide for Hartford Immigrants and Refugees is ready! This resource guide lists services available to all Hartford residents, including undocumented immigrants. Your immigration status information is confidential, and will remain so. City employees will not ask about immigration status unless it is necessary to do their jobs. The City of Hartford serves all residents regardless of immigration status, race, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, color, age, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, physical or mental disability, or religion. 

To view this guide in Spanish, Click Aqui