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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

New Haven Votes presents forum on civic engagement in Connecticut



A press release from New Haven Votes Coalition:

Two Connecticuts

The state of Civic Health and Engagement in Connecticut is very different, depending on town, race and income level.
October 4th, 2012 at 6 PM
The People’s Center 37 Howe St, New Haven

Join us for a forum on civic engagement levels in Connecticut. High levels of civic engagement are associated with better quality of life in communi- ties. How can we work toward equalizing civic engagement in Connecticut?
Our panel will discuss what causes the varying levels of civic engagement in our state and how to increase civic participation in disenfranchised communities.
Light refreshments will be served.

PROGRAM:
*Welcome
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, Mayor John DeStefano 
*Panel of Speakers Amos Smith, CAANH
Orlando Rodriguez, CT Voices for Children
Mongi Dhaouadi, CAIR
Lee Cruz, Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
Angel Fernandez Chavero, CONNECT
*Moderated by Veronica Douglas

Special thanks to the People’s Center of New Haven for providing the venue

For more information:           (860) 549-1220 or khynes@commoncause.org

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