Election Day is just over a week away and if you plan on voting by absentee ballot this election, make sure you submit your ballot as soon as you can. If you have not submitted your application for an absentee ballot, it is critical to complete that as soon as possible.
LGBTQ+ Health and Human Services Network Votes to Invest in Comprehensive LGBTQ+ Community Needs AnalysisSeptember 28, 2020
Following a Friday, September 11 virtual emergency meeting of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Health and Human Services Network, members voted via email to
East Hartford, Manchester, and South Windsor school districts are providing updates on their reopening plans and soliciting feedback from families, the State Bond Commission is expected to approve critical bonding for our communities, Governor Lamont issues call for special session, and so much more.
As the State Department of Education continues to release more guidance for reopening schools across the state, local boards of education have been developing creative solutions that keep students, faculty, and staff safe, while fostering a productive learning environment. East Hartford Public School leaders have released a draft of the district's plan to reopen schools for classroom learning.
Summer is here and the state is moving towards the goal of reopening. Have you filled out your 2020 Census yet? Don't forget to do so and remind your family, friends, and neighbors to do theirs so Connecticut can get a complete count. Read more about free services to help you file your income taxes and the in-person services the DMV is resuming.
The LGBTQ+ community won a significant victory Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal civil rights laws, specifically Title VII, protect LGBTQ+ workers. Although this ruling is limited to employment protections, we have to remain optimistic that these protections will be extended to other areas like health care, education, the military, and more.