Monthly Archives: November 2012

New report shows well-being of children worse in Bridgeport than elsewhere in the state

This week, the Bridgeport Child Advocacy Coalition (BCAC) released their 2012 Report on the State of the Child in Bridgeport.  In it, BCAC assesses the well-being of children in Bridgeport compared to the rest of the state.  They use the … Continue reading

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New report reveals inequality in Connecticut is getting worse

It should come as no surprise that Thanksgiving is closer than around the corner. Whether you’re looking forward to the food, family, sports, or even shopping, I think we all know that at its core, Thanksgiving is a day characterized … Continue reading

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Family child care provider Viola Waldo shares her perspective on how to raise quality in Connecticut

As many of you may have heard, this is an extremely exciting time for Connecticut with regard to early childhood care and education.  Dr. Myra Jones-Taylor, Connecticut’s Early Childhood Planning Director, has been working with her team, Mara Siladi and … Continue reading

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Amid storm destruction, family child care providers are a resource for families in need

In the days immediately following Hurricane Sandy, our first priority at All Our Kin was to contact our family child care providers to see how they had fared.  We found that they had experienced a wide range of loss.  With … Continue reading

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