The highlighted brochure and short video was put together by a committee of parent volunteers and professionals from Great by 8 in West Hartford, one of our local collaborative partners, as part of their PLTI Program. PLTI stands for Parent
Join us on April 2, 2022 for our Virtual and FREE One-Day Conference!! It is our hope that our conference will allow you to explore deeper content, make cross-sector connections, and gain perspectives on how to maximize connections within your community.
Previously known as the 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge, the Stand Against Racism Challenge: A Virtual Community of Growth is the same program developed by YWCA and adapted nationwide. The SAR Challenge goes live Monday, April 4th, and
Recently, one of our local early childhood collaborative partners, Enfield KITE (Key Initiatives to Early Education) sponsored a live talk on the Hidden Dangers of Button Batteries. They wanted to share this powerful and moving event with the rest of
On January 12, 2022 the Collective welcomed Akia S. Callum, M.Ed Director of Community Impact & Marketing for Waterbury Bridge to Success, to speak about how to make sure your local collaborative gets all the recognition it needs and deserves
As we near the end of 2021, I think back on all that we, as a Collective, have accomplished and contributed to our local communities. It is without question that parents, families, and children's lives have improved as a result
We wanted to share the results of some great community work by Great By 8 in West Hartford regarding care for infant and toddlers. Please see the brochure Finding High-Quality Childcare for Infant and Toddler in English, Spanish and Portuguese as well as our recently completed video in English.
Many thanks to OEC Commissioner Beth Bye and her team for discussing how the Collective will contribute to their plans to Build Back Better. They are counting on the Collective to provide a local perspective to the work! And many
There is strength in numbers and with hundreds of parents, childcare professionals, legislators, local leaders, and advocates attending the launch of Childcare for Connecticut's Future on November 3, 2021, we now know the power of the people involved in the
On October 20, 2021 the Collective welcomed Jules Calabro, LCSW the Network of Care Manager for Western Connecticut from Beacon Hills Options. During the workshop Jules talked about Connecticut’s work to transform the children’s behavioral health system within our state.