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10/5/2020

Democrat, Running On Independent Line, Mounts “Equity” Challenge

A Democrat is taking on a Democrat for one of Hamden’s state legislative seats, but on an independent line — with a focus on her experiences as an immigrant and without taking shots at the incumbent. Weruché George is challenging incumbent Michael D’Agostino as a petitioning candidate for his seat representing the 91st State House of Representatives District.

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9/29/2020

Who’s on the ballot, what’s at stake and how to get involved

Coined “the most consequential election in American history” by Atlantic Magazine, the 2020 presidential election between former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump isn’t one you’re going to want to watch from the sidelines. If you haven’t decided who you’re going to vote for, it is important to get educated on the issues at stake.

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9/21/2020

Candidate Profile: Weruché George, 91st District

Weruché George shares with Patch why she should be elected to the state House of Representatives to represent Hamden.

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10/9/2020

Ballotpedia - Weruche George

Weruche George (Petitioning) is running for election to the Connecticut House of Representatives to represent District 91. She is on the ballot in the general election on November 3, 2020.

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10/9/2020

FIND YOUR 2020 STATE, FEDERAL CANDIDATES

Who's running for elected office in your town?

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7/10/2020

A statement on racial injustice from Weruche George, an asylee from Nigeria.

Videography © Rachel Peet

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8/7/2019

What will it take to end a mother’s fear?

I was talking to my teenage daughter the other day about “a mother’s fear” — that debilitating feeling we experience when our children go through things that are out of our control: heartbreak, disease, life choices and so on. But on that day, sadly, my focus on “a mother’s fear” transcended the obvious. It was focused instead on the epidemic in the United States and what we now have to continue to document as “domestic terrorism.”

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6/21/2018

Connecticut Politicians Turn Out To Rally For Immigrant Families

For Weruche Uzoka George, a Nigerian immigrant, Thursday marked five years since she had been granted citizenship in the United States. She chose to celebrate the day alongside Sen. Chris Murphy, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin and gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont at a rally in Hartford to advocate for immigrant children to be reunited with their parents. “These kids are going through trauma that will live with them a long time,” George said.

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9/21/2018

Hartford Rally Calls for End to Family Separation at Border

There was a passionate rally outside the Charter Oak Family Health Center in Hartford Thursday as immigration advocates called for an end to family separation at the US border, even after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to end the practice. Many are still fearful about what comes next for thousands of children separated from their families at the southern border.

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10/17/2017

Weruche George Raises Money for Refugees

Weruche George, who fled Nigeria with her two children, is committed to raising money through IRIS' Run for Refugees in New Haven. She's gearing up now for this year's run, on Sunday, Feb. 4. You can run during the day and still catch the Super Bowl later. Learn more at the IRIS website, at irisct.org

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10/9/2020

Crossing Borders with Anjali | Lauren Petersen & Weruche George

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