Monthly Archives: November 2013

All Our Kin collaboration with Yale University Art Gallery offers providers new ways to engage young children through art

If you’ve ever seen a toddler slap his or her hand in a pile of paint or tug clay into the shape of an imagined creature, you know the power of art to inspire and engage young children. Many All … Continue reading

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Newly-introduced “Strong Start for America’s Children Act” represents major step forward

Last week, a landmark, bipartisan bill was introduced in Congress: the Strong Start for America’s Children Act. This Act proposes investments that would give many more children access to the early learning experiences they need and deserve. The Act would … Continue reading

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“I want to thank All Our Kin for being with me for all the time I needed them”: At benefit event, Jabeen reflects on All Our Kin’s impact

We are thrilled that so many of our supporters and providers joined us at our two benefit events last week. Our back-to-back events offered a chance to hear from inspiring speakers, including several of our providers and acclaimed journalist and … Continue reading

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“In our earliest years, from our earliest caregiving relationships, we develop our internal sense of security and safety in the world”: Dr. Sarah Gray explains All Our Kin’s Circle of Security Project

Today, we’re excited to offer a guest post from Dr. Sarah Gray of the Yale Child Study Center. Dr. Gray has been All Our Kin’s partner in developing our Circle of Security Project, which is a pilot project that guides … Continue reading

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