Monthly Archives: April 2013

Upcoming documentary series illustrates the need for U.S. to invest in early childhood

The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation is an in-the-works documentary series and multimedia initiative that seeks to “reframe the way we look at early child health and development.” By dynamically weaving the science of child … Continue reading

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Save the date for All Our Kin’s 8th annual Family Child Care Conference

Please save the date for our annual conference, to be held on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Gateway Community College. This year’s conference theme is: Caterpillar to Butterfly: Children, Families and Teachers Growing and Changing Registration information soon to follow. … Continue reading

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Young children’s brains are built for play

Each day during the Week of the Young Child, Connecticut’s Early Childhood Alliance and the Connecticut Association for the Education of Young Children have sent out information about different ways to support children’s growth and development. Today’s message especially resonated … Continue reading

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Family child care providers prepare to be “ecolutionary renegades”

The pilot has been completed, the funding has been awarded, the educational consultants have been trained, the beds are being built… And now, the Garden Project has officially begun, kicking off with an informational workshop this past Saturday, April 6 at … Continue reading

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“We have the most to gain,” says children’s champion Senator Bye

On Friday, All Our Kin’s executive director Jessica Sager had the pleasure of attending the Connecticut Family Resource Center Alliance’s annual “Friend of the Family” awards event at the State Capitol. It was a wonderful event celebrating those who have … Continue reading

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Office of Early Childhood bill moves forward

On Friday, H.B. 6359, which proposes the creation of an Office of Early Childhood in Connecticut, was unanimously approved by the Education Committee. H.B. 6359 will now move to the Finance, Revenue & Bonding Committee. At All Our Kin, our … Continue reading

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