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A Conversation With DCF Commissioner Vannessa Dorantes

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Ryan Caron King
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Connecticut Public Radio
DCF Commissioner Vannessa Dorantes sits for a portrait at Connecticut Public.

She started as a social worker in Connecticut more than two decades ago. Now, Vannessa Dorantes is the Commissioner of the state’s Department of Children and Families (DCF). This hour, we sit down with Commissioner Dorantes. What questions do you have for the leader of DCF?

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  • Vannessa Dorantes - Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF)
  • Jacqueline Rabe Thomas - Reporter for the Connecticut Mirror (@jacquelinerabe)

Cat Pastor contributed to this show.

Lucy leads Connecticut Public's strategies to deeply connect and build collaborations with community-focused organizations across the state.
Carmen Baskauf was a producer for Connecticut Public Radio's news-talk show Where We Live, hosted by Lucy Nalpathanchil from 2017-2021. She has also contributed to The Colin McEnroe Show.

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