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CCNE Provides Election Day Assistance in Hartford

November 7, 2012 -- Connecticut Center for a New Economy

At 7:00am on Election Day Connecticut Center for a New Economy (CCNE) began receiving a constant barrage of calls: “Can you help me find my polling place?”  “How do I know if I’m registered?” “I didn’t register, can I still vote?” “I heard you guys were giving rides to the polls….” (Yes we were!)

Hartford Community Voter Project 2012: Because Who Votes Matters

October 23, 2012 -- Connecticut Center for a New Economy

If poor peole voted in higher numbers we might be hearing candidates talk about poverty. Instead it remains this election’s invisible issue. 

Connecticut Center for a New Economy's 2012 Community Voter Project (CVP) set out to change that fact – one neighborhood, one door, at a time. Our 10-week summer CVP project encouraged hundreds of disengaged Hartford residents to become active community voters –recognizing that they have a stake in local, state, and national elections. 

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