Rally to Reject Austerity State Budgets

DUE Justice June 2

Join Hartford Rising and the Coalition to tell political leaders to support the D.U.E. Justice Agenda: Good Jobs and Fair Wages, Universal Access to Quality Public Education, A Vibrant and Fairly Funded Public Sector, Democracy in our State and in Our Work Places, Racial, Gender, and Ethnic Justice.

Click here to RSVP at the D.U.E. Justice coalition’s Facebook page.

Click here for a leaflet to share with friends and family.


Fight for 15 CT Action & Rally


Join Fight for 15 CT and Hartford Rising! on Thursday, April 14th for as we stand up against poverty wages that hurt our communities!

The day will begin with an action at 6 AM in front of the McDonalds at 1303 Albany Avenue in Hartford. This will be followed by a rally at the Legislative Office Building, 300 Capitol Avenue, at 4 PM.

Say no more to poverty wages from massive corporations, stand with underpaid workers to demand our legislators and employers raise our wage to $15 an hour!

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Join workers and supporters from Connecticut on April 14th! Hope to see you there!

“Fairness for the 99%” March & Rally


UPDATE: Just to let everyone know, we are still on today!

The only way this will be cancelled is if the Governor announces official shut down of roads, which is not expected.

Join Unity, Equality and Democracy Connecticut and Hartford Rising! as we hold politicians accountable for fighting for all of us. The coalition will issue report cards based on how legislators have voted and then march to the Legislative Office Building to directly hold our lawmakers accountable.

The event will take place on Monday, April 4th from 5:00 to 6:30 PM starting at the Emanuel Lutheran Church on Capitol Avenue in Hartford.

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Make MLK’s Vision Reality


More than 50 years ago, Dr. King articulated a powerful vision that challenged us to fight for genuine equality, racial justice, economic fairness and a stronger democracy. Join us to talk about concrete steps we can take to move it closer to reality.

Click here for a flyer.

Click here to RSVP.

UPDATE: The location of the event is the Bethel AME Church in Bloomfield.  There is also a new flyer to share widely!

SECOND UPDATE: Here is a link to the full final agenda for the MLK, Jr. Day Celebration