Tuesday, August 03, 2021

Keeping the Fight Going for BLM

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Black Lives Matter protest on June 7 on the Branford Green. File photo by Kelley Fryer/The Sound

Black Lives Matter protest on June 7 on the Branford Green. (File photo by Kelley Fryer/The Sound)

Wondering what more you can do to help the Black Lives Matter movement? CT Collective Resistance (@collectiveresistancect on Instagram) has been compiling lists with information (which can be found by visiting linktr.ee/collectiveresistancect) to enable people to be a part of the fight for racial equality. One of these lists includes ways to go about contacting your representatives to advocate for change at the local level. It even has email templates to make reaching out that much easier.

Here's a list of your local and state government officials to contact, noted by town:

 

North Haven

First Selectman Michael J. Freda, town.north-haven.ct.us

State Representative Dave Yaccarino, cthousegop.com/Yaccarino

Senate President Pro Tempore Martin M. Looney, senatedems.ct.gov/Looney

State Senator Len Fasano, ctsenaterepublicans.com/home-fasano

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, delauro.house.gov

East Haven

Mayor Joseph Carfora, townofeasthavenct.org

State Representative Roland Lemar, housedems.ct.gov/lemar

State Representative Joe Zullo, cthousegop.com/zullo

State Senator Len Fasano, ctsenaterepublicans.com/home-fasano

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, delauro.house.gov

Branford

First Selectman James Cosgrove, branford-ct.gov

State Representative Sean Scanlon, housedems.ct.gov/Scanlon

State Representative Robin Comey, housedems.ct.gov/comey

State Senator Christine Cohen, senatedems.ct.gov/cohen

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, delauro.house.gov

North Branford

Mayor Bob Viglione, townofnorthbranfordct.com

State Representative Vincent Candelora, cthousegop.com/Candelora

State Senator Christine Cohen, senatedems.ct.gov/cohen

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, delauro.house.gov

Guilford

First Selectman Matthew T. Hoey III, ci.guilford.ct.us

State Representative Vincent Candelora, cthousegop.com/Candelora

State Representative Sean Scanlon, housedems.ct.gov/Scanlon

State Senator Christine Cohen, senatedems.ct.gov/cohen

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, delauro.house.gov

Madison

First Selectwoman Peggy Lyons, madisonct.org

State Representative Noreen Kokoruda, cthousegop.com/Kokoruda

State Senator Christine Cohen, senatedems.ct.gov/cohen

Congressman Joe Courtney, courtney.house.gov

Clinton

Town Manager Karl F. Kilduff, clintonct.org

State Representative Jesse MacLachlan, cthousegop.com/MacLachlan

State Senator Norm Needleman, senatedems.ct.gov/needleman

Congressman Joe Courtney, courtney.house.gov

Deep River

First Selectman Angus L. McDonald, Jr., deepriverct.us

State Representative Christine Palm, housedems.ct.gov/palm

State Senator Norm Needleman, senatedems.ct.gov/needleman

Congressman Joe Courtney, courtney.house.gov

Old Saybrook

First Selectman Carl P. Fortuna, Jr., oldsaybrookct.gov

State Representative Devin Carney, cthousegop.com/Carney

State Senator Paul Formica, ctsenaterepublicans.com/home-Formica

State Senator Norm Needleman, senatedems.ct.gov/needleman

Congressman Joe Courtney, courtney.house.gov

Westbrook

First Selectman Noel Bishop, westbrookct.us

State Representative Devin Carney, cthousegop.com/Carney

State Representative Jesse MacLachlan, cthousegop.com/MacLachlan

State Senator Norm Needleman, senatedems.ct.gov/needleman

Congressman Joe Courtney, courtney.house.gov

Essex

First Selectman Norman Needleman, essexct.gov

State Representative Christine Palm, housedems.ct.gov/palm

State Senator Norm Needleman, senatedems.ct.gov/needleman

Congressman Joe Courtney, courtney.house.gov

Chester

First Selectwoman Lauren Gister, chesterct.org

State Representative Christine Palm, housedems.ct.gov/palm

State Senator Norm Needleman, senatedems.ct.gov/needleman

Congressman Joe Courtney, courtney.house.gov

Connecticut Senators

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy 202-224-4041 (D.C. office) 860-549-8463 (CT office) murphy.senate.gov/contact

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal 202-224-2823 (D.C. office) 860-258-6940 (CT office) blumenthal.senate.gov/contact


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