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Young people’s voices are key to recovery

This week marks a full two months since COVID-19 prompted the closure of schools across our state.  As officials turn their attention to the staged re-opening of Connecticut, many youth and young adults are grappling with the loss of monumental milestones like graduation ceremonies and are still reeling from a pandemic in which so many dimensions of their lives have gone publicly unacknowledged, unconsidered, and unsupported.