AUGUST/SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER

WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE


IMPORTANT: CENSUS DEADLINE – SEPTEMBER 30TH

CENSUS: MAKE HARTFORD COUNT

On Sunday, September 6th, our team went out around the Hartford community to inform as many people as possible about the census along with handing out some awesome census gear.

Prior to that we went on facebook live with Jackie Santiago of CEO of Compass Youth Collaborative and NALEO to discuss the importance of the Census.


TEMPORARY HOUSING RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

In July, the State of Connecticut launched a program to aid CT residents impacted by COVID-19. If you or anyone you know is looking for assistance in paying rent look through the steps and share with your community.


COUNCILMAN JOSH MICHTOM: CITY VEHICLE ORDINANCE

Councilman Josh Michtom recently submitted an ordinance regarding the use of city owned vehicles. The Ordinance calls for more transparency with department heads’ use of city vehicle. This is in light of the recent accidents involving Hartford Police Chief Jason Thody.


SHOUTOUT TO ESSENTIAL WORKERS

On September 11th, Councilwoman Wildaliz Bermudez gave a speech at Saint Francis Hospital showing appreciation to all the of essential workers who have worked tirelessly over the past several months to aid Connecticut and the city of Hartford through COVID-19.


INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S DAY RESOLUTION

In August, our team introduced a resolution to make Indigenous Peoples’ Day a holiday, removing the recognition of Columbus Day as a holiday for the city of Hartford. Below is our press release:

UPDATE ON CPRB (CIVILIAN POLICE REVIEW BOARD)

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