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Peace Commission

The Peace Commission is comprised of seventeen members: Fifteen mayoral appointees and two Board of Alder appointees.  

Members appointed by the mayor must be approved by the Board of Alders.  

The function of the commission is to support the actions taken by the Board of Aldermen and the Mayor to protect the citizens of New Haven and lessen the danger of nuclear destruction to the City. This this end, the commission is responsible for the design and dissemination of material; establishing a resource library for peace education, including a speaker's bureau, and to assist citizens in the use of this material.  

Members also work in conjunction with the New Haven Board of Education and other educational institutions in City to develop peace curricula on the causes of war, technology of the nuclear armaments, the history of disarmament and conflict resolution. 

For a full list of the commission’s membership composition, power and duties under Article VI, Sec. 16 ½-27 under the City’s Code of General Ordinance, click here

 Party Affiliation  Name Address   Term Expiration

Board of Alders Representative

Unaff.

Joelle Fishman

17 Hobart Street

2/1/2020

Unaff.

Alfred Marder

20 Mumford Road

2/1/2020

Dem.

Nakia Dawson-Douglas

84 Hallock Street

2/1/2019

Dem.

Fortney Stark

PO Box 201426 Yale Station

2/1/2020

Dem

Aaron Goode

45 William Street

2/1/2020

Dem

Constance Thomas-Razza

15 Orange Street

2/1/2021

Dem

Erica Holahan

182 Willard Street

2/1/2021

Unaff

Frederick Brown

175 Fairfield Street

2/1/2021

Dem

Yusuf Gursey

560 Whalley Avenue, Apt. 304

2/1/2021

Dem

Millie Grenough

45 Moreland Rd.

2/1/2021

Hon. Dolores Colon

BOA Representative

2/1/2021

Vacant

Youth Representative

Johanyx Rodriguez

112 Girard Avenue

2/1/2024

Vacant, Youth Representative

Vacant, Youth Representative

Vacant, BOA Representative

 

 

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