Attorney Jennings acquired a Baccalaureate of Science in Secondary Education with a concentration in Urban Affairs. She received her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Connecticut Law School in Hartford. Ms. Jennings practices in the areas of Human Rights Litigation, Environmental Justice and Constitutional Law. Ms. Jennings has been an entrepreneur since 1976, specializing in state, municipal and corporate management and personnel training. She served as an Executive Assistant to the Mayor; Deputy Chief of Staff in Charge of Budgets for the City of Hartford. She has held executive positions with Connecticut State Department of Education, Connecticut State Judicial Department, and the Connecticut General Assembly. She served as a Commissioner on the Hartford Redevelopment Agency for 5 years, and was a Presidential Cabinet Member Appointee to the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
She worked directly for 12 state senators and state representatives representing largely urban areas throughout Connecticut. Responsible for working with key legislative leaders; state agency heads; municipalities; program directors; unions; corporations; political action agencies; special interest groups; community based organizations; legislators and their constituents in the development of programs, policies and legislation relevant to the development of legislative urban agendas throughout the state of Connecticut. Ms. Jennings served as a business consultant to the U.S. Small Business Administration – Connecticut, Housing and Urban Development, and the Environmental Protection Agency, as well as many other state and municipal authorities, universities and colleges, chambers of commerce and insurance companies throughout New England and the Tri-State area.
Ms. Jennings is owner and Chief Executive Officer of Plan B Associates, a sole proprietorship from 1987 to present, and Plan B, Incorporated, a Connecticut Corporation from 1976 to 1983. These two entities were operated for the purpose of preparing students to pass employment and educational examinations within the State of Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and New Jersey.
She served as Executive Director of the Legislative Black and Puerto Rican Caucus of the Connecticut General Assembly. During the last nine years Ms. Jennings has served in the capacity of a Civil Rights Attorney focusing on employment discrimination and other constitutional issues facing women, disabled individuals and people of color throughout Connecticut. Formerly one of six partners in the Barrister Law Group in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Ms. Jennings is now working as a solo practitioner in Windsor, Connecticut.
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Court of Common Council
Executive Assistant to Council
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Hartford, CT 06103
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