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Alex Taylor, Connecticut YOUTH Forum Program Manager, earned a B.A. in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations from Central Connecticut State University. He first became involved with the Connecticut YOUTH Forum as a volunteer at the 2011 Student Exchange Event presenting a “Real World, Real Talk” workshop focusing on his previous music adventures. With over seven years of experience in training, facilitation, program and curriculum development, Alex has been an adult ally since 2012. In his spare time, you will likely find him landscaping his yard or working on an assortment of home improvement projects.

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Haley Turner, Connecticut YOUTH Forum Program Associate, earned a BA in Sociology, with minors in both Economics and Peace & Justice Studies, from Saint Anselm College of Manchester, NH, in 2015. For her first two years out of college, she served with two different AmeriCorps programs in Charlotte, NC and Hartford, CT. She is very excited to bring what she has learned from her service to the Connecticut YOUTH Forum and continue to give back to the Greater Hartford region. In her spare time, Haley enjoys hiking, crafting with rubber stamps and spending time with her friends and family.

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Any high school student can attend any YOUTH Forum event!

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions and visit our Calendar of Events to find out when and where our next event will take place.