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|The event began with the honoring of retiring Representative Christel H. Truglia of Stamford for her many years of work on behalf of children in the state legislature.|
|Senator Jonathan Harris of West Hartford, co-chairman of the legislature's Human Services Committee and a member of the Commission on Children, thanks Representative Truglia.|
Meadows, Ph.D., who constructed the Index with Rebecca
Casciano Pearson, M.A., Kenneth C. Land, Ph.D., and Vicki
gave an overview of the findings.
|David M. Nee, executive director of the William Casper Graustein Memorial Fund, introduced Dr. Meadows.|
|Abbey Anderson, executive director of the Connecticut Juvenile Justice Alliance, was among those asked to respond to the findings.|
|Sarah Hilding also served on the response panel, giving the viewpoint of a young person.|