National Bullying Prevention Month is a campaign in the United States founded in 2006 by PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center. The campaign is held during the month of October and unites communities nationwide to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention. Traditionally held the first
A very important paper was released earlier this month by the Alliance for Early Success, that because of the pandemic, has even more impact now, as we witness first hand the crucial need and importance for access to to an
This month the National Academy of Sciences released a report that has been thirty years in the making. It answered the question, does quality early childhood education lead to more successful lives as adults? The answer was a resounding yes!
I have always known that our partners that comprise the Connecticut Children's Collective are led by a group of smart, dedicated, energetic, and hard-working people who have devoted their lives to advocating for the families and communities they serve. They
The state of our national childcare system has been shaken to its core. COVID-19 has demonstrated with certain clarity that the current way of “doing business” is not sustainable. There is a disconnect with legislators and most folks around the
Read how Enfield KITE launched a One Community Campaign using $3900 from a Hartford Foundation for Public Giving grant and grew it to $30,000. All the proceeds went to fight food insecurity in their community. Jennifer Ryan would like to share
An excerpt from the CT Mirror's May 14, 2020 edition: "The essential work of coordinating services for children and families such as early childhood education programs, summer camps, health care, nutrition are already underway in the 42 towns and cities that
In a press conference Governor Lamont on April 29, 2020 urged local governments and community partners to establish long-term recovery committees. He said, “Responding to a disaster is a shared responsibility that calls for the involvement of everyone – state