Friday, March 29, 2013

New Haven is location of next African American Affairs Commission meeting

NEW HAVEN —The African American Affairs Commission will hold its next meeting on April 3, in the city.
The meeting, begins at 5:30 p.m. and will be held in the community center at Gateway Community College, 20 Church Street. Topics to be discussed include: gun violence, Project Longevity and comprehensive immigration reform.
Guests include: Ron Pinciaro of CT Against Gun Violence, The Rev. William Mathis of Project Longevity and John Lugo of Unidad Latina En Accion.
The public is invited and will have a chance to comment on the issues, as they are of major concerns to Connecticut’s urban centers. The meeting aims to provide a platform for community involvement that encourages and enables real-time feedback, according to organizers.
Special invited guest include: Connecticut Black and Puerto Rican Caucus, Greater New Haven NAACP, West Haven Black Coalition, New Haven Black and Hispanic Caucus, Junta for Progressive Action, National Association of Black Law Enforcement, New Haven Firebirds.
For more information please contact the African American Affairs Commission at 860-240-8555.

Editor's note: All information in this post was contributed.

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