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REPRESENTATIVE JUAN CANDELARIA -" LATINOS LEADERSHIP AND THE LAW"

Representative Juan Candelaria Democrat for the Connecticut 95th District, appeared at the School of Law as an invited guest of the Latino/a Law Association (LLSA) and sponsored by the Institute for Legislative and Governmental Affairs to participate in their "Latinos, Leadership and the Law Series." Representative Candelaria spoke candidly about how his latino roots influenced his interest in community activism and subsequent rise to political office in 2002. He also spoke about his work on legislation that allowed undocumented immigrants to apply for Connecticut Drivers License, and Connecticut's in-state tuition legislation in 2011 to allow students without legal documentation to pursue their educational dreams. See video here: http://web7.streamhoster.com/wnecvideo/law-library/2016Candelaria.html

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