"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. "Read more
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/1484615938319563Read more
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.Read more
RESOLUTION TO SUPPORT SB 11 AND OTHER CANNABIS LEGALIZATION BILLSRead more
“To me, seeing other people smile is therapeutic. You can’t put a price tag on that. That is my secret to happiness.”
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.
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