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YOU ARE INVITED TO a fundraiser for First Selectman Mike Tetreau and Nancy Lefkowitz for Selectman. Join us for cocktails & appetizers on Saturday, September 21st from 4pm to 6pm. Connecticut State Comptroller Kevin Lembo will be our special guest. 
RSVP to mike@tetreau.com or 203-521-4643. Address provided upon RSVP. Suggested Contribution $100.  
Hope to see you there!

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Be sure to like & follow both Nancy’s and Mike's 2019 campaigns on Facebook. And both Websites for the latest events & activities.
Visit Mike on
Facebook here, and his Website here
Visit Nancy on
Facebook here, and her Website here

And please consider contributing to help them defray their campaign expenses:
Help Nancy here: secure.anedot.com/lefkowitz2019/donate
Help Mike here: secure.anedot.com/tetreau_2019/donate

 
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The honorees have been announced and tickets are on sale! Join CT Dems on Sunday, Sept. 22 for the 2019 Women's Leadership Brunch, featuring 2019 Ella T. Grasso award-winner Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, special guest, the First Lady of Connecticut, Annie Lamont, and ten honorees from across the state. Get your tickets at: bit.ly/2019WLB

JOIN FOR OUR ANNUAL
JOHN J. SULLIVAN
AWARD DINNER.
Meet and support our Great Candidates for 2019.

Click here, or on the poster above, to buy tickets.

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Connecticut youth leaders are responding to Greta Thunberg's call for a mass mobilization of youth demanding governments act NOW. September 20-27 will be a global week of action, with events worldwide. On Friday, September 20, Connecticut will participate in the global youth-led climate strike. Locally, a demonstration is planned at the Ruth Steinkraus Cohen Bridge, Westport, CT. Find more info. here http://bit.ly/2jXouhk.

Our house is on fire — let’s act like it.

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Outraged over the human rights abuses happening at the border and in immigrant detention facilities throughout our country?

So are we.

See photos below from the Fairfield event.

And scroll down THIS PAGE to find out more about helping those working on the frontlines of this important issue.

The Facebook event page is here

And the national day of action page is here

Want to support or get more involved?  Here are some organizations taking action: 
CT Immigrant Bail Fund / Fondo de Fianzas de Inmigración
Provides financial assistance to individuals that are detained in immigration jail because they cannot pay bail.
Proveemos asistencia financiera a personas que están detenidas en las cárceles de inmigración porque no tienen los recursos necesarios para pagar una fianza.

Unidad Latina en Acción - ULA,
A grassroots organization that defends the human rights of immigrants and workers in the greater New Haven area.
Unidad Latina en Accion es una agrupación multiétnica que defiende los derechos humanos de los inmigrantes y los trabajadores de New Haven, Connecticut y las comunidades alrededor.

https://www.facebook.com/hartforddeportationdefense/,
An immigrant-led community defense group to fight deportations in the Hartford CT area.
Colectivo de defensa comunitaria contra las deportaciones en el area de Hartford CT, liderado por gente migrante.
Make the Road CT
Founded 2015, Make the Road Connecticut (MRCT) builds the power of Latino and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services.
Somos Se Hace Camino Connecticut, miembr@s de la comunidades de Bridgeport y Hartford, trabajando junt@s para un mej.

CT Students for a Dream
Founded 2010, Connecticut Students for a Dream is a youth-led statewide network fighting for the rights of undocumented youth and their families.
We promote equal access to higher education and work toward a more just society where undocumented immigrants are not discriminated against because of their status, exercise self-determination, and achieve their full potential.

Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance - CIRA
Founded in 2012, the Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance (CIRA) is a statewide alliance of immigrant,faith, labor, youth, community, business and ally organizations founded to improve the lives of Connecticut’s diverse immigrant community.
We seek to strengthen family unity through the pursuit of social justice and civil liberties. We achieve this mission through non-partisan civic engagement, public education, and advocating for workable, fair and humane immigration policies.