Name: Jerrell Hargraves, Democrat endorsed by Republicans
Candidate for office: Common Council Ward 2
Age: 28 years old
Marital status: Single, No children
Education: NBHS Class of 2007. Currently studying Social Work.
Profession: Family Intervention Liaison with the New Britain Board of Education.
Public service experience: Served one term on Common Council. Served 2 years on the City’s Ethics Commission. Also have been serving on the New Britain Board of Library Trustees for the past two years.
In one sentence, what do you hope to achieve if elected? I would like to continue to make New Britain a better place to live, work, and raise a family by supporting our youth through education and recreational activities; encouraging economic development throughout the city; and working with residents and the police department to keep crime down city-wide.
In one sentence, what sets you apart from other candidates? I have been working with youth and their families in New Britain for the past 13 years. I understand what families are going through on a daily basis in this city and I am pleased to bring that perspective to the City Council.
Jerrell Hargraves can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-462-6423.