Please join us on October 6 at 6:00 PM in the Meeting Room of the C.H. Booth Library to hear a panel of experts discuss privacy/freedom and racial/social justice issues in the context of recent Supreme Court decisions about reproductive freedom, gun safety, voting rights/election integrity, and protecting the environment. After the panel discussion, the panelists will answer your questions.
Alex Copp, Esq., Cohen and Wolf, PC
Alex Copp, Esq., is a partner at Cohen and Wolf, PC, and practices civil litigation and municipal law. He has experience in constitutional law and is passionate about gun violence prevention.
Ann Gadwah, Advocacy & Outreach Organizer, Sierra Club Connecticut
Ann Gadwah has been with the Sierra Club since 2008. She is now an organizer and lobbyist, working to help implement good public policy and engage our supporters in our work. Her passions include environmental justice, ecosystem and wildlife preservation, zero waste, and outings.
Nicole Maddox, Esq., Executive Committee, Newtown Allies for Change
Nicole Maddox is an attorney with degrees in Public Policy and African & African American studies. She currently channels her passion for racial and social justice through her work in Newtown Allies for Change. Nicole is also a photographer and owner of Simply Pause Photography.
Prerna Rao, Esq., Omnia Law, LLC
Prerna Rao, Esq., is the founder of her practice, Omnia Law, LLC, which practices civil litigation and business law. She has experience with matters concerning election law, voter access, and election-related disputes, among other practice areas.
Moderator: Jillian Gilchrest represents the 18th District of West Hartford in the Connecticut General Assembly. Prior to becoming a state representative, Jillian served as the Director of Health Professional Outreach for the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Executive Director of NARAL Pro-Choice Connecticut, and Director of Policy & Communications for the Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence.
This program is sponsored by the Newtown Democratic Town Committee