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Exciting News: Erica Phillips Will Be All Our Kin’s First Chief Operating Officer!

We are excited to announce that we will expand our high-impact model for transforming early care and education through family child care with the help of our first Chief Operating Officer—our very own Erica Phillips! Over the years, we have … Continue reading

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All Our Kin Attends Care4Kids Rally on the Heels of a Victory for CT’s Working Families

Good news! Child care providers, parents, advocates, and community partners joined our advocacy efforts to save Care4Kids, and it paid off: working families who are currently receiving Care4Kids, and who remain eligible at redetermination, will stay on the program! Over … Continue reading

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All Our Kin Goes to New York: Jessica Sager Shares Best Practices in Family Child Care with Stakeholders in NYC

  In New York City alone, almost 16,000 children who are under the age of three and receive government-subsidized child care spend their early years in home-based programs.  That is why NYC has undertaken ambitious initiatives such as EarlyLearn NYC, … Continue reading

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Daniela is Preparing the Children in Her Program for Kindergarten with the Help of Read, Count, Grow

“It’s a very welcoming place to be” When Tanya Smith, an Educational Consultant with All Our Kin, walks into Daniela’s child care program on a pleasant Friday morning in September, the children immediately gravitate towards her. They come bright-eyed and … Continue reading

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Kiana Hernandez, Liman Fellow: “I realized there is no better feeling than being a helping hand to those who truly need it.”

This past summer, All Our Kin had the pleasure of hosting Kiana Hernandez, a Liman Fellow from Yale College. The prestigious Liman Summer Fellowship is awarded by the Arthur Liman Public Interest Program to undergraduate students passionate about addressing inequality … Continue reading

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Meet Natalie: All Our Kin’s New Policy Fellow

Hello! My name is Natalie, and I just started working at All Our Kin as the new Policy Fellow. I am so excited to engage with the All Our Kin community, especially the incredible family child care professionals who dedicate … Continue reading

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A Visit to Yanerys’s Program

Early in November, I went to the home of Yanerys Aziz to help her prepare her speech for our New Haven benefit. The speech she gave on November 18 was lovely (you can read it here), but it provides just … Continue reading

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All Our Kin Selected as Grand Prize Recipient of 2nd Annual Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards

We are excited to share that All Our Kin has been selected as the Grand Prize winner of the second annual Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards! This awards program pays tribute to Roslyn S. Jaffe, who co-founded the first dressbarn store … Continue reading

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A Stamford Provider Reflects on the Importance of Relationships

Driving along a quiet street in Stamford, you might not even realize that tucked away in the lower floor of one of the neighborhood residences is a bustling child care program. But Sofia Byrnes, a child care provider in All … Continue reading

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Happy 50th Birthday, Head Start!

For the past four years, All Our Kin has operated an Early Head Start – Family Child Care Partnership in collaboration with the United Way of Greater New Haven. During this time, our blog has highlighted many Early Head Start … Continue reading

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