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Davidson Hall, Room 119
860.832.1652

William J. Mann

Co-Director
Barrows Hall, Room 120
860.832.2091
williammann@ccsu.edu

Evelyn Newman Phillips

Co-Director
Bassett Hall, Room 416
860.832.2616
PhillipsE@ccsu.edu

Media Kit

In a virtual event on Thursday, February 25, at 3 p.m., CCSU President Zulma R. Toro & Scott Pioli ’88, NFL executive and philanthropist, announced the launch of CCSU’s John Lewis Institute for Social Justice. They were joined by U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, Congressman John Larson, Governor Ned Lamont, New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart, and CSCU Interim President Jane Gates, along with several students, faculty, and alumni.

JLI Launch News Release (PDF)

Downloadable JLI Logo (eps)

Downloadable CCSU Logos

Soundbites from the event are linked below.

Full Launch Program available here: www.ccsu.edu/jlilaunch

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Opening video

.24

Welcome Remarks from CCSU President Zulma R. Toro

3.14 

Introduction of Dr. Miller

4.12

Dr. Stacey Miller, Vice President for Equity & Inclusion

7.16

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal

video iconBlumenthal_JLI_SOT.mp4

9.05

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy

video iconMurphy _JLI_SOT.mp4

10.50

Rep. John Larson, 1st Congressional District

video iconLarson_JLI_SOT.mp4

12.36

“Lift Every Voice and Sing” performed by Monique Price-Taylor, MS ’15

14.03

Introduction of Scott Pioli, Founding Donor & Chair of the JLI Advisory Board

15.17

Scott Pioli ’88, NFL Executive & Philanthropist

video iconPioli_JLI SOT.mp4

19.37

Governor Ned Lamont

video iconLamont_JLI_SOT.mp4

20.11

New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart ’09

video iconStewart_JLI_SOT.mp4

22.06

Dr. Jane Gates, Interim CSCU President

24.40

CCSU students and alumnus video iconStudent SOT_ JLI_ CCSU.mp4

24.40

CCSU Student Mia Dorantes, Political Science Major

25.00

CCSU Student Ana Cruz, History Major

25.17

CCSU Student Olanrewaju Olamuyiwa, Political Science Major

26.14

Recent Alumnus Christian Reyes ’20, CCSU Center for Public Policy & Research Associate

27.15

Dr. John Tully, Interim VP for Student Affairs & Professor of History

29.14

 Closing – President Toro

30.21

Voice of Dr. Reginald Simmons, Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice, reading an excerpt from Congressman Lewis’s final essay.

31.04

Program concludes

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