Celebrate National Reading Month!
March was designated as National Reading Month to celebrate Dr. Suess. He was born on March 2, 1904. Interestingly enough, Dr. Suess was not a doctor at all, he was a writer and an illustrator of very popular children’s books
March is Women’s History Month
The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of
The CT Office of Early Childhood Pyramid February Newsletter!
Many are familiar with the saying "time waits for no one"
Choose Love in February
Why Choose Love Choose Love programs offer the solutions that are desperately needed in schools today. They teach children, and adults, how to Choose Love in any circumstance, and help them become connected, resilient, and empowered individuals. These skills, tools and attitudes
January is National Human Trafficking Prevention Month
According to the U.S. Department of State, human trafficking, also known as trafficking in persons, includes both forced labor and sex trafficking. It not only represents a threat to international peace and security but also undermines the rule of law,
The Cook Center for Human Connection~ Full Workshop Recording
The Connecticut Children's Collective was pleased to present a workshop highlighting the work of The Cook Center for Human Connection on Wednesday November 16, 2022. We welcomed guest speakers Adele Winter, Director of Growth, who introduced us to so many FREE resources
Learn about the Cook Center for Human Connection
We all know that COVID has left many families and individuals in need of mental health supports. It was a global pandemic, and we all have been traumatized to some extent, because of it. That is why the Connecticut Children's
November is Native American Heritage Month
What started at the turn of the century as an effort to gain a day of recognition for the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the U.S., has resulted in a whole month being
Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Month
Mental health conditions do not discriminate based on race, color, gender or identity. Anyone can experience the challenges of mental illness regardless of their background. However, background and identity can make access to mental health treatment much more difficult. Bebe Moore
The History & Critical Importance of Juneteenth
On “Freedom’s Eve,” or the eve of January 1, 1863, the first Watch Night services took place. On that night, enslaved and free African Americans gathered in churches and private homes all across the country awaiting news that the Emancipation