State Rep Corey Paris Named Person to Person’s ‘Chief Impact Officer’

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Person to Person, a nonprofit organization providing resources and support to individuals and families in lower Fairfield County, on Monday announced it has appointed state Rep. Corey Paris its “chief impact officer.”

— an announcement from Person to Person (P2P)

In this newly created role, Paris, who represents the 145th legislative district on the West Side section of Stamford, will bring his experience in fundraising, advocacy and government relations to drive forward P2P’s philanthropic initiatives.

Through its programs and services, P2P addresses food insecurity, financial assistance, and educational opportunities.

State Rep. Corey Paris

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Stamford state Rep. Corey Paris is joining Person to Person as its “Chief Impact Officer.”

Paris will support P2P’s strategic plan to expand services and meet an increased demand for assistance, ensuring the organization’s growth aligns with its vision of thriving, hunger-free homes.

“I look forward to leveraging my experience and passion for social impact to advance P2P’s commitment to providing essential resources, empowering individuals and families to achieve economic stability,” Paris said.

Paris has a background in both the nonprofit sector and public service. He served as chief development officer for the Children’s Learning Centers of Fairfield County (CLC), achieving record-breaking success in revenue acquisition. Prior to CLC, Paris held key fundraising positions at the University of New Haven and the Hispanic Health Council. Paris was first elected to the Connecticut House of Representatives in 2021.

He serves as vice chair of the Legislature’s Appropriations Committee and as a member of the Higher Education & Employment Advancement Committee and Education Committee. Paris was appointed majority caucus chair of the House Democratic Caucus, focusing on retaining the caucus majority. He has led successful policy initiatives, including financial literacy curriculum mandates and early childhood education programs, as well as the passage of a student loan reimbursement program.

“His unwavering dedication to our mission, coupled with his strategic vision and record of fundraising success will continue to propel us forward as one of Fairfield County’s most impactful nonprofit organizations,” Nancy Coughlin, CEO of P2P, said in a news release on Monday.

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