Weruché George is an immigrant who has resided with her two children in Hamden for 15 years. She is a dedicated community activist, international human rights advocate, and non-profit leader. A registered Democrat, she is running in the general elections in Nov. as a petitioning candidate against an incumbent Democrat for State Representative in CT’s 91st District.
She’s the second of five children and the grand-daughter of a WWII Veteran who fought in Burma - present-day Myanmar - as an African recruit for a U.S. ally - the British Army.
Weruché has her education in Communications and Studies in the Law from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, a Masters in Journalism from Quinnipiac University, and a Masters in Human Rights Studies from Columbia University in the City of New York. She currently serves as a Commissioner on the Hamden Human Rights and Relations Commission and was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for the Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services – IRIS in New Haven.
Weruché is the face of change in Connecticut politics. She’s a qualified leader with a passion for social justice and equity with experience working with and for immigrants, women and girls, and underserved communities. She is looking to be the voice for the voiceless in Hamden.
Please support her campaign.
Paid for by Weruché for CT, Ijeoma Okafor- Treasurer. Approved by Weruche Uzoka George.