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Gov. Lamont, why the silence on racism as a public health crisis?

With input from prominent community leaders of color and backing of the 38 congregations of the multiracial Greater Hartford Interfaith Action Alliance (GHIAA), we sent Gov. Ned Lamont a letter dated June 15, 2020, asking to meet with him around urgently declaring racism a public health crisis in Connecticut.  To date, we have not gotten a response from him to this request.