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ADVISORY: DFER National's Shavar Jeffries Joins FB Town Hall with Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff


DATE: 07/01/2020

CONTACT: Amy Dowell |

What:  This evening, Democrats for Education Reform National President Shavar Jeffries joins Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff, along with Senators Doug McCrory and Will Haskell, for a virtual town hall about how we can improve opportunities for all Connecticut students in our state’s schools and colleges. Jeffries has served as an Assistant Attorney General in New Jersey, a civil rights lawyer and professor, and longtime education reform advocate.


  • Senator Bob Duff - Senate Majority Leader

  • Senator Doug McCrory - Co-Chair of Senate Education Committee 

  • Senator Will Haskell - Co-Chair of Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee 

  • Shavar Jeffries - DFER National President, Civil Rights Attorney

When: Wednesday, July 1 at 7:00 PM

Where: RSVP Here


About Democrats for Education Reform CT:

DFER CT is an organization that supports elected Democrats and candidates who are champions of public education. Education progressives, we’re building a pipeline of Democratic leaders who will improve our education system so that it better serves students and families. As part of realizing the American Dream, we advance policies and practices based on democratic values, with a goal of: increasing equity, protecting civil rights and the social safety net, and promoting great educational opportunities for all. DFER CT is the state chapter of a national political organization. It is the sister organization to Education Reform Now CT.


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