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About jessicasager

Jessica Sager is the co-founder and chief executive officer of All Our Kin, a nonprofit that trains, supports and sustains family child care providers to ensure that children and families have the foundation for success in school and in life. Through All Our Kin, caregivers succeed as business owners; working parents find stable, high-quality care for their children; and children receive early learning experiences that lay the groundwork for achievement in school and beyond. A graduate of Barnard College and Yale Law School, Jessica co-teaches a Yale University seminar on “Child Care, Society, and Public Policy,” and is a trustee of the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund. She is a Ms. Foundation Public Voices Fellow, and has provided commentary on child care issues for Time, The Hill, and Education Week. Jessica’s honors include the US Small Business Administration’s “Women in Business Champion” award (2012), the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame (2013), New Profit’s “Extraordinary Social Female Entrepreneur” designation (2014), the Roslyn S. Jaffe Award Grand Prize (2015), and the Ashoka Changemakers/Robert Wood Johnson Champion of Children's Wellbeing award (2016). She is a Pahara-Aspen Fellow, a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network, and an Ashoka Fellow.

Relationships first

Since last September, Rachel Wilf has been an integral member of the All Our Kin team. She has raised up the voices of our providers and advocated for state and local policies that support families and children. Beginning this fall, … Continue reading

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Early Learning Around the World: An Educational Consultant’s Visit to Sri Lanka

This June, the Kiddies Education Center of Puttalam, Sri Lanka invited All Our Kin educational consultant Quinn Hunter McGonagle to share her knowledge of early childhood education with parents and staff. The Center provided funding for Quinn to spend two … Continue reading

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Goodbye To Ana

For the last ten months, Ana Rader has been a vital part of the All Our Kin team, championing family child care providers, families and children online and in person. Now, Ana will bring her passion, her skill, and her … Continue reading

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Testimony on Connecticut’s Race to the Top Application

Good morning. I’m Jessica Sager, the executive director of All Our Kin. Thank you for this opportunity. I want to speak to the Race to the Top competitive preference priority of including all early learning and development programs in the … Continue reading

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