Monica Jorge

March 26, 2017 - Brooklyn, New York, United States:  Law enforcement officers block off an area after shots were fired Sunday evening near Fulton Street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York.  (Photo by Monica Jorge)
March 26, 2017 - Brooklyn, New York, United States: Law enforcement officers block off an area after shots were fired Sunday evening near Fulton Street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Monica Jorge)
A memorial service is held in the middle of the Oculus at the World Trade Center.  The world remembers 9/11 - one of the worst days of the United State's history, when the Twin Towers were struck by planes, killing thousands.  (Photo by Monica Jorge)

A memorial service for 9/11 is held in the middle of the Oculus at the World Trade Center.

Minas Gerais, Brazil, 2018.

Nicholas building a dock, St. Petersburg, FL. 2016

People attend the inaugural concert at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. on the eve of Donald Trump's inauguration as 45th president on January 19, 2017. (Photo by Monica Jorge)
People attend the inaugural concert at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. on the eve of Donald Trump's inauguration as 45th president on January 19, 2017. (Photo by Monica Jorge)

PRIDE, New York 2015

July 7, 2016 - New York, New York, United States:  A child looks on as a woman lays in the street of Times Square in protest of police brutality towards the black community surrounded by hundreds of other protestors. Following the police involved shooting
July 7, 2016 - New York, New York, United States: A child looks on as a woman lays in the street of Times Square in protest of police brutality towards the black community surrounded by hundreds of other protestors. Following the police involved shooting deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, thousands of protestors came out to cities across the United States to protest police brutality and the Black Lives Matter movement. (Monica Jorge/Sipa USA)
July 25, 2016 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States:  Protestors gather in the streets outside of the Wells Fargo Arena where they marched, chanted, and protested with signs and creative attire.  Citizens lined Broad Street from City Hall to FDR Par
July 25, 2016 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States: Protestors gather in the streets outside of the Wells Fargo Arena where they marched, chanted, and protested with signs and creative attire. Citizens lined Broad Street from City Hall to FDR Park on Monday during the first day of the Democratic National Convention hosted at the Wells Fargo Arena following the week of the Republican National convention in Cleveland, Ohio. (Monica Jorge/Polaris Images)
July 3, 2017 - Madison, Connecticut:  Crowds gather before a display off of West Wharf Beach in Madison, Connecticut, which began at 9:30pm for an annual Independence Day celebration.  MONICA JORGE| mjorge@courant.com

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July 3, 2017 - Madison, Connecticut: Crowds gather before a display off of West Wharf Beach in Madison, Connecticut, for an annual Independence Day celebration. 

A protestor seen seconds earlier with his hands raised in the air is injured after police fire a non-lethal round during demonstrations following the inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th president of the United States January 20, 2017. Police used chemica
A protestor seen seconds earlier with his hands raised in the air is injured after police fire a non-lethal round during demonstrations following the inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th president of the United States January 20, 2017. Police used chemical sprays and flash-bang grenade tactics during protests on 14th street in Washington D.C. (Photo by Monica Jorge)

Members of the Hartford, CT, Portuguese community celebrate a goal during the 2018 World Cup.

HADDAM, CONNECTICUT - SEPTEMBER 09, 2018: Participants use binoculars to look for wildlife along the river cruise. Connecticut River Expedition's "Adventure" offers a private Tree Swallow Cruise departing from Haddam, Connecticut and cruising down the Con

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HADDAM, CONNECTICUT - SEPTEMBER 09, 2018: Participants use binoculars to look for wildlife along the river cruise. Connecticut River Expedition's "Adventure" offers a private Tree Swallow Cruise departing from Haddam, Connecticut and cruising down the Connecticut River towards Goose Island in Old Lyme, Connecticut Sunday evening September 09, 2018.

HARTFORD, CT- 07.11.2017 - COMMUNITY MEETING - Josh Serrano (center), a tenant in the Clay Arsenal Renaissance Apartments, was an active part of Tuesday's meeting where Reverend Johnson spoke.  Rev. Ashley "AJ" Johnson held a

For The Hartford Courant

HARTFORD, CT- 07.11.2017 - COMMUNITY MEETING - Josh Serrano (center), a tenant in the Clay Arsenal Renaissance Apartments, was an active part of Tuesday's meeting where Reverend Johnson spoke. Rev. Ashley "AJ" Johnson held a community meeting at Shiloh Baptist Church in Hartford in an attempt to call attention to Emmanuel Ku, the owner of the Clay Arsenal Renaissance Apartments, July 11, 2017. 

HARTFORD, CT- 07.26.2017 - SHATTERPROOF RAPPEL - Emily Johnson of Simsbury participates in a morning rappel down the Hilton Hartford to honor her brother battled with addiction. Shatterproof, a national nonprofit, hosts its 4th annual Shatterproof Challen
HARTFORD, CT- 07.26.2017 - SHATTERPROOF RAPPEL - Emily Johnson of Simsbury participates in a morning rappel down the Hilton Hartford to honor her brother battled with addiction. Shatterproof, a national nonprofit, hosts its 4th annual Shatterproof Challenge Rappel down the Hilton Hartford in Hartford, Connecticut, July 26th, 2017. Participants rappel 22 stories from the top of the downtown Hilton Hartford, while sponsors and supporters cheer them on from below. MONICA JORGE | [email protected]
NEW HAVEN, CT- 07.23.2017 - NURY CHAVARRIA - Nury Chavarria momentarily exits the safety of the church to thank everyone who arrived to show their support for her.  A vigil is held Sunday evening at the Iglesia De Dios Pentecostal church in New Haven to s
NEW HAVEN, CT- 07.23.2017 - NURY CHAVARRIA - Nury Chavarria momentarily exits the safety of the church to thank everyone who arrived to show their support for her. A vigil is held Sunday evening at the Iglesia De Dios Pentecostal church in New Haven to support Nury Chavarria - the Norwalk woman who has taken sanctuary at the church in New Haven, Connecticut, July 23, 2017. MONICA JORGE | [email protected]
July 7, 2017 - Hartford, Connecticut:  Emily Kanter, of Loudon, New Hampshire, waits under a bridge at the Riverfront Plaza during ConnectiCon on Friday, July7, 2017.  ConnectiCon XV, a convention revolving around multi-genre pop culture, is being held do

For The Hartford Courant

July 7, 2017 - Hartford, Connecticut: Emily Kanter, of Loudon, New Hampshire, waits under a bridge at the Riverfront Plaza during ConnectiCon on Friday, July7, 2017. ConnectiCon XV, a convention revolving around multi-genre pop culture, is being held downton from July 6-9. 

Minas Gerais, Brazil, 2018. 

Porto de Mos, Portugal, 2016. 

HARTFORD, CT- 07.31.2017 - SENATE VOTE - Senator John Fanfara and Senator Joan Hartley discuss before the Senate vote at the Capitol building in Hartford, Connecticut, July 31, 2017. The Connecticut State Senate meets today to vote on a concession deal wo
HARTFORD, CT- 07.31.2017 - SENATE VOTE - Senator John Fanfara and Senator Joan Hartley discuss before the Senate vote at the Capitol building in Hartford, Connecticut, July 31, 2017. The Connecticut State Senate meets today to vote on a concession deal worth $1.57 billion. MONICA JORGE | [email protected]
HARTFORD, CT- 07.18.2017 - CAPITOL BUILDING - Constituents Melissa Marshall (center), Elanah Sherman (right), and Gary Gross (left) hold a demonstration at the Capital on Tuesday over human-service budget cut proposals until they were subject to a summons
HARTFORD, CT- 07.18.2017 - CAPITOL BUILDING - Constituents Melissa Marshall (center), Elanah Sherman (right), and Gary Gross (left) hold a demonstration at the Capital on Tuesday over human-service budget cut proposals until they were subject to a summons for trespassing, July 18, 2017. MONICA JORGE | [email protected]
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