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Community Foundation to hold conversation on American Rescue Plan

The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut has scheduled a Zoom conversation for May 12 on the American Rescue Plan, featuring U.S. Rep Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, and United Way of Connecticut President and CEO Lisa Tepper Bates.

This conversation is the third in a series of conversations called Building Democracy Together. It is presented by the community foundation's Women & Girls Funds Task Force on Public Policy.

The American Rescue Plan is the $1.9 trillion stimulus package that President Joe Biden signed into law on March 11.

The Community Foundation is asking those interested in attending the event, happening from 4 to 5 p.m. on May 12, to register by May 10. The registration form can be found at

The Women & Girls Funds Task Force on Public Policy also is holding two upcoming lunch and learns from noon to 1 p.m.: one May 20 on the last weeks of the legislative session and how to take action, and one June 17 debriefing the end of the session. Those wishing to be added to the email list for task force news and events can email


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