Anthony Owusu Afriyie
Anthony is a recent college graduate, who just completed 10 months of national service with AmeriCorps NCCC during the pandemic. Anthony is a first-generation American whose parents immigrated from Ghana, West Africa. He believes that being a public servant is about the improvement of people’s lives. Ultimately establishing a fair and just society, where all peoples have a fair shot at life. His professional, academic, and volunteer experience in government, and nonprofits has given him the ability to actuate his communities needs.
Anthony is running to represent the 5th District, one of Connecticut's most diverse towns. Post pandemic he seeks to advocate to advance the town of Stratford against its economic, educational, social, and systemic challenges.