Hartford Deportation Defense

We are an immigrant organization in Hartford, CT, working alongside our neighbors to build a just and dignified future for our families and communities in the Hartford region.

Our Values




Community Care





Good Housing

Quality Public Education

Safety and Peace for our Communities

Work with fair wages

Universal Health Care

Our Leadership Team

Imelda Barajas

Community Support

Leticia Cotto

Workers’ Rights

Imelda Díaz

Arte Popular: Art and Entrepreneurship

Bercela Mazariegos

Food for Everybody

Isabel Rivera

HUSKY for Immigrants

Patricia Rosas

HUSKY for Immigrants

Constanza Segovia

Community Organizing

Ruth Valera

Community Support

Grace Montesi

Community Support

Our Partners

Hartford Public Library on Park Street
Law Office of Peter Goselin
CT Office of the Arts
UConn Law School Asylum Clinic
Project KiKi
Food Rescue US – Hartford
A Better Way Foundation CT
Yale Law School Ludwig Center for Community & Economic Development (CED)
Metropolitan Community Church
Hartford Catholic Worker House
Connecticut Coalition for Immigrant Freedom (New Haven Legal and IRIS)
Yale Law School Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic (WIRAC)
Cooperative Development Institute