Coalition seeks to increase Latinos in Lamont administration


A new coalition has been created to help match Connecticut Latinos within positions within Gov.-elect Ned Lamont’s new administration.

Organizers of the new Connecticut Latino Gubernatorial Appointments Task Force say they hope to provide the Democrat with access to hundreds of talented and qualified Latinos for senior level jobs, as well as appointed positions on state various boards, commissions, authorities and within the judicial system.

Related Content: Lamont discusses transition progress, announces steering committee

The coalition is led by state legislators, the Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association, the Hispanic Federation of Connecticut and the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials. It plans to work with other Latino organizations across the state to collect resumes, which can be submitted by email to

Latinos account for about 16 percent of Connecticut’s population.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss