The Governor M. Jodi Rell Center for Public Service at the University is presenting a panel discussion, Better Government Begins at Home: How to Make a Difference in Your Community, today at 6 p.m. in the Harry Jack Gray Center’s 1877 Club.
Panelists include Anne Gruenberg, the President of the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education and a member of the Hampton, Conn. Board of Education; Norwich Mayor Deb Hinchey; Essex First Selectman Norm Needleman; and former Wethersfield Planning and Zoning Commission Chairman Rich Roberts.
West Hartford Town Manager Matt Hart will serve as moderator and lead a discussion about the importance of public involvement in local politics and how residents can take an active role in town governance.
Attendance is free. For more information visit hartford.edu/rell or call 860.768.4234.