Breast Cancer Facts & Stats 1 in 8 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. In 2023, an estimated 297,790 women and 2,800 men will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. Chances are, you know at least
On May 17, 2023 the Collective welcome Patterson "Don" Crocker from the Village for Families and Children. Don is the Supervisor of Father Engagement Services (FES) for The Village for Families & Children. He has served previously in the Human
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
On April 20, 2022 the Collective welcomed CPAC's Co-Executive Director, Jane Hampton-Smith, to lead an interactive workshop on the services that CPAC can provide to the families, and what services families may need in the aftermath of COVID-19. Connecticut Parent Advocacy
Child abuse cuts across all socio-economic groups, races and religions. Most people who abuse or neglect their children are ordinary people whose stressors overwhelm their coping skills. What makes ordinary people lash out at defenseless children? Substance abuse, lack of
SEL Day 2022 March 11th—One Month to Go! The Urban Assembly and SEL4US invite you to join us in celebrating the importance of social emotional learning (SEL) on the third annual International SEL Day on March 11, 2022. Our theme this year is Finding
January 2022 Update on Covid-19 Issues #1 - TESTS & MASKS Governor Lamont announced last week that the state will be distributing millions of additional masks and at-home testing kits beginning in January. Every town and school district will be involved, and some
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.
ACF’s Office of Early Childhood Development (ECD) is hosting a series of conversations with key cross-sector partners throughout October and targeted engagements during the week of October 26th, 2020 to bring new insights for how RADICAL family engagement could change
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!