Denise Drummond, African American Policy Analyst

Denise Drummond oversees the African American policy division for the Commission providing liaison duties with state officials, policymakers and community stakeholders around legislative initiatives that seek to enhance meaningful opportunities for African American residents in our state. Prior to joining the Commission she served as Executive Assistant to the Director of the African American Affairs Commission and Public Information Officer for the Commission on Equity and Opportunity focusing on agency communications as well as legislative and community engagement.

Denise has been a longtime advocate for people with disabilities, involved in community work and volunteering for various local and state organizations. After attending Middlesex Community College, Denise went on to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications at Central Connecticut State University.