African American Women’s Summit returning to New Haven

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Voter registration will be front and center at the African American Women’s Summit in New Haven on Saturday.

The summit will bring together hundreds of women to discuss important topics like health, financial literacy and a major focus on the importance of voting.

“Voting is so important in this nation. It is the one thing that every — that only U.S. citizens have right to do. You can do everything else in this country, but only American citizens have the right to vote,” said *** “Voting is really important, so we want people to understand the value of their vote and why it’s important to utilize that vote.”

Guests can explore panel discussions, workshops and the local vendors. The event is free to the public and runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Dixwell Community Center.

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