Monthly Archives: June 2013

Learning, reflection, and connection at All Our Kin’s Eighth Annual Family Child Care Conference

“When you have strong women and strong communities, you have strong children,” Teresa Younger, executive director of Connecticut’s Permanent Commission on the Status of Women, reminded an attentive crowd last Saturday morning at All Our Kin’s Eighth Annual Family Child … Continue reading

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Governor Malloy signs Executive Order to make Office of Early Childhood a reality

On Monday, June 24, 2013, surrounded by early childhood advocates, legislators, Commissioner Bremby of the Department of Social Services and Commissioner Pryor of the State Department of Education, Governor Malloy signed Executive Order  Number 35. The Executive Order “recognizes the … Continue reading

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All Our Kin’s Fairfield County Network Director honored with “Above and Beyond” award

On June 11, 2013, RYASAP (Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership) held their annual Above and Beyond Awards Ceremony at the University of Bridgeport. Seven people were honored for their “outstanding commitment and service to their communities,” among them All … Continue reading

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All Our Kin op-ed in The CT Mirror: We need the Office of Early Childhood

As discussed in our previous post, many were shocked last week upon learning that HB 6359, which would create an Office of Early Childhood, was never raised for a vote before the end of the legislative session. The bill’s failure … Continue reading

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Disappointment and Renewed Determination as State Legislature Fails to Create Office of Early Childhood

Last week was a disappointing one for Connecticut advocates of early childhood education. The state legislative session ended Wednesday, and legislators never raised H.B. 6359, which would have created an Office of Early Childhood, for a vote. This office would … Continue reading

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Why President Obama’s Early Learning Plan matters to us

Sharing with you all and contributing to the conversation about early learning through our posts on All Our Words always brings us great joy. We are especially excited about today’s post, which is part of the Strong Start for Children … Continue reading

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