The challenge: Open communities

The population of color in Connecticut has grown from 12% in 1980 to 29% in 2010, and if it were not for this increase, the state would have negative population growth. Diversity is Connecticut’s future, including the future of its economy.

It’s time to face the facts and fix the problems

Like a ship adrift at sea, our state is rudderless. Leadership seems bent on serving every interest except the public’s, and the inevitable outcome has been a nonexistent economic recovery and increasing financial insecurity for people all across the state.