Winning the Community Bill of Rights

Watch and share this brief video demonstrating how workers and concerned residents, community and civic leaders united to move city officials to embrace a blueprint for a safe, vibrant and equitable city.

Advancing Our Bill of Rights

The Hartford City Council on Monday, December 8 voted unanimously to refer a resolution in support of the Hartford Rising! “Community Bill of Rights” to its Quality of Life and Public Safety Committee for further review.

Click here for the resolution raised by Council Member Joel Cruz.


Click here for more photos of our efforts at our Facebook group page.

Click here for a report on the City Council vote from FOX CT News.

This step forward is a direct result of the activism of the individuals and organizations that make up our diverse coalition. But our work is far from over — we need to mobilize to make sure our voices continue to be heard.

Stay tuned for information on next steps — and how you can help make sure the Bill of Rights is formally adopted by the City Council.