Project Manager Consultant for the CIHNN Project


Cecilia J. Woods is currently Project Manager Consultant  for the CT Integrated Health and Housing Neighborhoods Project of the Social Innovation Fund,  a collaboration between AIDS-CT and the  Partnership for Strong Communities. (Click here to learn more about the CIHNN Project.)

She is currently a member of CT Health Insurance Exchange (now Access Health Connecticut) and formerly served as vice chair of the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women, appointed   in 2007 by Senate Pro Tempore Donald E. Williams.

As a former senior legislative staffer with the Connecticut General Assembly, Cee-Cee focused primarily on public policy analysis in human services, healthcare, education and family and workplace issues. She assisted in the design of the first-in–the-nation family and medical leave legislation for Connecticut employees and was an original member of the legislative Advisory Committee that produced Connecticut’s standard for economic self-sufficiency.  

Cee-Cee also served as chief of staff for the late Congressman Adam Benjamin of Gary, Indiana and was an Aide in the White House during the Administration of President Jimmy Carter. A graduate of Drew University, Woods holds a Master’s Degree in Urban Studies from Occidental College and studied as a National Urban Fellow at Yale University. 

Most recently, Cee-Cee has devoted her time to the Greater Hartford Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., the Martin Luther King Scholarship Committee of Middletown, and the Board Development Committee of the Girl Scouts of Connecticut.