The Connecticut Children's Collective is comprised of local partners from across the state who are proud to be serving the children and families in their communities to ensure they have the services and resources they need to grow and thrive.
The Office of Early Childhood will host a webinar Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 2 pm. with officials from the Department of Public Health to discuss the need to continue following COVID-19 health and safety guidelines in child care settings.
A huge shout out and thank you to several of our local partners who helped the CT Office of Early Childhood distribute nearly 87,000 masks to early childhood professionals from around the state! It was a united effort that was
AMH Youth & Family Services, led by Executive Director Tressa Giordano, joined the Collective in February 2021 and jumped in with both feet! We were pleased when they agreed to help, along with several other Collective communities, to distribute 87,000
“Knowing your race, I should not be able to predict how long you will live. From a data perspective we will have achieved racial equity when there are no statistically significant differences by race. As we know, we’re far from
President Obama launched My Brother’s Keeper in February 2014 to address persistent opportunity gaps facing boys and young men of color and to ensure all youth can reach their full potential. In 2015 the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBK Alliance)
Back in October of 2020 the Bipartisan Policy Center published a report, which is bound to have a profound impact on the early childhood field and child care: Child Care in 25 States: What We Know and Don't Know: Quantifying the
Covid-19 has revealed the inequities and injustices that perpetuate the systems in Connecticut. The CT Data Collaborative has compiled a very informative report that explores the disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on women and girls (particularly, women and girls of color),
Many thanks to Michelle Doucette Cunningham for leading participants in a very insightful and useful workshop that explored different system change frameworks and how they relate to the work being done by the Connecticut Children's Collective and other state institutions
The COVID-19 pandemic has swiftly and substantially affected the social and emotional health of children, especially those experiencing multiple hardships. As the pandemic has spread across the United States, many children are experiencing widespread disruptions in daily life. Young children