The CT Children’s Collective: Building a Strong Local-State Early Childhood System ~ 2022 Data Report
We at the Connecticut Network for Children and Youth are very excited to be releasing our first data report for our initiative the Connecticut Children's Collective. The Connecticut Children’s Collective is a network of local partnerships creating positive outcomes for
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) 2022 year’s campaign theme, #Every1KnowsSome1, strives to highlight how common domestic violence is and that it is more than physical violence. Join our Week of Action October 17-23, 2022 to engage advocates, partners, and the public in starting
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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Parent Nation Workshop Recording
On September 14, 2022 the Connecticut Children's Collective welcomed Yolie Flores, the National Campaign Manager for Parent Nation, a movement sweeping the country focused on building national support for the role of parenting. It is our moral obligation to ensure that all
The Collective’s Parent Survey Summary Report
The Connecticut Children’s Collective works hand-in-hand with our local collaborative partners to ensure that the parents and families served are receiving the resources they need so every Connecticut child grows up safe, healthy, happy, educated, connected, and employable. Our mission
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!
Every year across America communities gather together to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, which is observed September 15 to October 15. Starting in July, Smithsonian educators receive phone calls and emails inquiring about resources that will help showcase these communities
September is Baby Safety Month
September is Baby Safety Month, sponsored annually by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA). This year, JPMA is helping educate parents and caregivers on the safe selection and use of juvenile products, while encouraging those around us to become safety
September is Suicide Prevention Month
Suicidal thoughts, much like mental health conditions, can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background. In fact, suicide is often the result of an untreated mental health condition. Suicidal thoughts, although common, should not be considered normal and often
Why Ages 2-7 Matter So Much for Brain Development
When Albert Einstein was a child, few people—if any—anticipated the remarkable contributions he would make to science. His language development was delayed, worrying his parents to the point of consulting a doctor. His sister once confessed that Einstein “had such
CT OEC Launches Pyramid Pages!
The OEC is proud to introduce their first-ever issue of Pyramid Pages, News and Tools for Parents and Early Childhood Providers! This monthly newsletter focuses on social emotional learning and development and offers tips and resources for providers and families.