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State Rep. Holly Cheeseman: AT&T awards $10,000 to SAFE FUTURES DURING NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

Posted on October 12, 2021


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NEW LONDON, CT – The AT&T Foundation awarded $10,000 to Safe Futures to support career and academic programming for victims of domestic violence. The month of October is recognized as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

The AT&T Foundation contribution will support victims of domestic violence in pursuing their education and employment goals to become financially independent. This will be achieved through providing scholarships to victims to attend job-skills training and educational programs,

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State Rep. Holly Cheeseman: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Posted on October 5, 2021


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The month of October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Domestic violence is a serious violent crime that includes both physical and emotional abuse. It is frequently hidden from public view. Many victims suffer in silence, afraid to seek help or not knowing where to turn. The traumatic effects of domestic violence also extend beyond the abused person, impacting family members and communities. Children often witness the violence or become victims themselves. Stalking is a common and very

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State Rep. Holly Cheeseman New October 1st Laws

Posted on October 1, 2021


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There are numerous new state laws and regulations that will take effect in Connecticut starting today, October 1. Below is a selection of some of those laws followed by a link to a full list:

Pedestrian Safety

PA 21-28 clarifies the rules for pedestrians in crosswalks

Starting October 1st, drivers must slow down or stop if a pedestrian is in the crosswalk or indicated that they are going to cross.

Seat Belt Law

PA 21-175 increases seat belt law to include all passengers.

Starting October 1st, all

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