Teacher of The Year Recalls Life Experiences

March 18, 2016

CT's Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes. She hopes to inspire her students to want to learn and become good citizens who will make their communities a better place. Ms. Hayes teaches at John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury.

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Mayor For A Day 2016

February 17, 2016

Presiding over the 2016 Mayor for a Day event at City Hall. This year's Mayor is Jahana Hayes who teaches at John F. Kennedy High. Ms. Hayes is also a finalist for National Teacher of the Year.

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Honored by the NAACP

November 10, 2015

I was recently among those honored by the NAACP as the 100 most influential black leaders in the state. The ceremony was part of the state chapter of the NAACP's 50th annual State Convention at the Hilton Hotel in Stamford.

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Warner Gardens Groundbreaking

October 15, 2015

I recently participated in the official ground breaking for the new Warner Gardens modern affordable housing complex. After years of neglect, Omni Development Corporation obtained state and private financing for the first $14.3 million phase, which includes the reconstruction of 58 one-, two- and three-bedroom flats in 17 buildings.

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