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Developing leaders who act collectively
for social justice in Greater Hartford.

The Greater Hartford Interfaith Action Alliance (GHIAA)

On October 28, 2019, 1500+ people from 35 multi-faith congregations and allied institutions gathered to launch the Greater Hartford Interfaith Action Alliance (GHIAA).  Those gathered agreed to organize together around the following inaugural five campaigns:

  1.  Criminal Justice Reform: Clean Slate
  2.  Housing: Abolishing Welfare Liens in CT & No More Slumlord’s
  3.  Education: Districtwide anti-racism training 
  4.  Healthcare: Medical reclamation & creation of safety-net pharmacy
  5.  Gun Violence 

Check out our launch video to the right produced by Hartford’s own Pedro Bermudez, or learn more by clicking below.

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ORGANIZING IN OUR COMMUNITY

Justice In Time of Pandemic

On June 12, 2020, clergy from the Greater Hartford Interfaith Action Alliance (GHIAA) marched 1.5 miles from Hartford’s North End neighborhood down to City Hall, with a stop at the Hartford Police Department, chanting “No justice, no peace. No racist police!”  The goal? To push for subpoena power for Hartford’s Civilian Police Review Board (CPRB) and respond to President Trump’s infamous Photo-Op at St. John’s

Freedom School Goes Virtual!

CLJ’s Adventures in the City (AIC) Freedom School has gone VIRTUAL!  After four years of providing a dynamic in-person multi-cultural literacy curriculum to scholars in grades k-3 (and 39 years

Remembering David Weaver, Jr.

Our beloved, long-term board member, David A. Weaver, Jr., passed away on Thursday, June 18, 2020.  David joined our board in 2003. “Dave's dedication to the mission and work of

ADVENTURES IN THE CITY FREEDOM SCHOOL

Gearing up for AIC Freedom School 2020!

As we embark upon the 2020 new year, we are excited to explore new partnerships and opportunities to grow AIC Freedom School.  Stay tuned to learn more.

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HOUSING INITIATIVES

In the last decade CLJ has made important affordable housing contributions in Hartford.

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