CT Advocates was a summer 2023 series profiling Connecticut residents who frequently share their insights, passions and opinions with fellow readers in CT Viewpoints commentaries.
Barbara Fair has been a criminal justice activist in Connecticut for more than 50 years.
David Holahan has been a writer and journalist since he graduated college in 1971.
Tenaya Taylor is the executive director of Nonprofit Accountability Group in Hartford.
Melinda Tuhus is a climate activist and an independent journalist.
Eric Kuhn has been a musician based out of Middletown since the 1970s.
Thomas Broderick is an eighth grade social studies teacher in Ridgefield.
Dan Smolnik is a tax attorney in Hamden.
Josiah Brown is the executive director of Connecticut CASA.
Josh Elliott is a state representative for the 88th District of Hamden.
Read Viewpoints pieces from the subjects of CT Advocates below:
- Degrading strip searches remain in effect in CT
- The fine line between what’s legal and what’s right
- Do our elections offer a real choice?
- The times they are a’changin
- The U.S. Supreme Court and their BBFFs
- Breaking news is breaking our hearts these days
- Climate change is hardest on CT’s low-income and minority residents
- Housing is a human right
- Mutual Aid is community care
- CT protesters say stop ‘Cop City’
- Jetting off to the COP climate conference, the ultimate contradiction
- Opposition must kill the Mountain Valley Pipeline
- More affordable housing will be a win-win for Trumbull—and Connecticut
- Children who live in apartments are children, too
- Wrong-way crashes are a symptom of a car-dependent state
- Smaller towns are not helping solve CT’s housing crisis
- Answers to Connecticut’s housing crisis may be right in our backyards
- Low-income housing boosts CT’s local real estate values
- Partnerships for child welfare
- The mentoring circle: Supportive relationships across generations
- October: A time to think about domestic violence and substance abuse