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Keynote Speaker Jeffrey Fletcher

Saturday, June 17 — 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Learn about the lives and experiences of African Americans in Connecticut, from their earliest arrival to present day.

June 17, 2023

Events > Keynote Speaker Jeffrey Fletcher

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When

Saturday, June 17
11:30 am to 12:30 pm
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Where

Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
234 Kensington Road
Berlin, CT

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    Join Keynote Speaker Jeffrey Fletcher to learn about the lives and experiences of African Americans in Connecticut, from their earliest arrival to present day.

    Jeffrey Fletcher is the Executive Director of the Ruby and Calvin Fletcher African American History Museum, which houses a collection of artifacts reflecting decades of turbulent times for African Americans.

    Jeffrey is one of four children whose parents migrated from the south during the Jim Crow era and the turbulent Civil Rights movement. After college, he began collecting African American artifacts and memorabilia. Jeffrey spent fourteen years employed within the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and twenty one years as a Police Officer in the City of New Haven, where the community he served was a multi-cultural community comprised of African American and Latino neighborhoods.

    Sponsored by the B.E.A.T. (Berlin Equity Action Team).

     

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