Biography

State Representative Joshua Hall is serving his first term in the legislature and represents Hartford’s 7th District. He is a member of the Executive & Legislative Nominations Committee, as well as the Labor & Public Employees and Planning and Development Committees. Additionally he is a member of the Black and Puerto Rican Caucus.

Upon graduating with honors and a bachelor degree in History Education from Norfolk State University in Norfolk, VA Rep. Hall returned home to the 7th District to begin his career as a History Teacher at Weaver High School. He earned a Master of Science in Education Leadership from Central Connecticut State University.

Over the years, Rep. Hall has been the recipient of many awards and honors, including: Apple for a Teacher Award, 100 Men of Color Honoree, and CT NAACP 100 Most Influential Blacks.

Rep. Hall has spent his entire adult life working to empower children and families and giving back to the community who gave so much to him. He is keenly aware of both the opportunities and challenges faced by the community he serves. He will advocate and fight for renewed investment in our communities’ schools, champion efforts to revitalize our neighborhoods starting with preserving our housing stock, and ensure that our neighbors have lasting economic security.

Rep. Hall is currently the First Vice President of the Hartford Federation of Teachers.

He lives in the Blue Hills section of Hartford with his wife Timcia and their two sons. They attend St. Martin's Episcopal Church.