2014 AAAC CLASSIC AWARDS
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On May 16th the African-American Affairs Commission hosted its Annual Classic Awards at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, CT. Connecticut residents who have made significant contributions to the state were honored. Scholarships were also awarded to high school students.
Key Note Speaker
Adrienne W. Cochrane
The Urban League of Greater Hartford, Inc.
Woman of the Year
Man of the Year
Youth of the Year
Tianna Adanielle Edwards
Dr. John C. Norman
Business & Economic Development
Gardner's House Inc.
Raised S.B. No. 126
Raised S.B. No. 153
Raised S.B. No. 366
H.B. No 5078 and HB No. 5331
Trinity College Names African-American Woman As President
Reception for Ghanaian Educators at the State Capitol
Leading educators from Ghana visited Connecticut to learn best practices in secondary education that can be operationalized in Ghana. The AAAC hosted the reception.
The public and community leaders attended the event.
AAAC 2013 CLASSIC AWARDS
AAAC 2012 Classic Awards
COMCAST NEWSMAKER PROGRAM The African-American Affairs Commission has been working to improve and promote the economic development, education, health and political well-being of the African-American community in Connecticut. Executive Director, Glenn Cassis, joins Newsmakers.
In May the Executive Director participated in the taping of the Comcast Newsmaker Program. The video segment ran on CNN Headline News. You can view the program by clicking on the link below.
Nigerian National Assembly Service Commission, (NASC)
visits the State of Connecticut
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State Capitol 210 Capitol Avenue, Room 509 Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: (860) 240-8555 Fax: (860) 240-8444