In 2016, LaPrade began the process of sharing her story with lawmakers at the State Capitol. This summer, the day of awareness was made official with the passage and signage of Public Act 17-204.
Sen. Fasano also presented Vinnie Penn with a citation, introduced by him and State Senator George Logan (R-Ansonia), recognizing two decades of service running the Stuff-A-Bus fundraiser and raising awareness for hunger throughout our state.
Mohegan Tribe Chief Lynn Malerba to discuss Indian health issues at Quinnipiac University School of Nursing program on Dec. 5
Malerba became the 18th chief and first female chief of the Mohegan Tribe in 2010. The position is a lifetime appointment made by the Tribe’s Council of Elders.
Quinnipiac University School of Law to present free symposium, ‘The Life and Legacy of Thurgood Marshall,’ on Nov. 17
“The symposium will celebrate the October 2017 release of ‘Marshall,’ a film about him, and will examine his early career as a civil rights lawyer, his path breaking work at the NAACP and his decisions on the U.S. Supreme Court,”...