Tag Archives: Bridgeport

Words from Argentina Burbano, a Family Child Care Provider

In September, we published a blog post about Argentina Burbano, a family child care provider in our Stamford network. Today, we invite you to read the speech that Argentina gave earlier this month at All Our Kin’s annual event at Bridgeport’s Bijou Theatre. We … Continue reading

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“It was meant to be”: A new provider builds her family child care business from the ground up

Providing high-quality care for very young children is hard work. Family child care providers have to be energetic, positive, patient, and knowledgeable about child development and best practice in the field. However, they also must be able to manage a … Continue reading

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Child Care Provider Dionne Lamothe Sings at the United Nations to Commemorate the Five Year Anniversary of Haiti’s Devastating Earthquake

The family child care providers in All Our Kin’s network come from all walks of life. Some have been working with young children all their lives. Others, like Dionne Lamothe, an All Our Kin provider in Bridgeport, have had long … Continue reading

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The Science behind the Marshmallow Test: Professor Walter Mischel Addresses All Our Kin Supporters in Bridgeport

At the beginning of December, All Our Kin hosted an event at the Bijou Theatre celebrating our work in Bridgeport, Stamford, and Norwalk. You have already read the beautiful speech given by family child care provider Natasha Auguste-Williams that evening, … Continue reading

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Bridgeport Provider Natasha Auguste-Williams Addresses Guests At Our 2014 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Benefit

On Thursday, December 4, All Our Kin hosted our third annual benefit at Bridgeport’s Bijou Theatre celebrating our work with family child care providers in Bridgeport, Stamford, and Norwalk. Natasha Auguste-Williams, one of the dedicated providers in our Bridgeport network, … Continue reading

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All Our Kin’s Bridgeport Network Director Receives First Annual Susan M. Lewin Women’s Leadership Award

On October 28, 2014, The Community Fund for Women & Girls presented Nilda Aponte, All Our Kin’s Bridgeport Network Director, with the first annual Susan M. Lewin Women’s Leadership Award. The awards ceremony was part of an event called “Feminism’s … Continue reading

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The All Our Kin Garden Project and the Urban Agriculture Movement

By Stephanie Lorek Stephanie Lorek is an advocate for urban gardens and the outdoor learning movement. As an Educational Consultant at All Our Kin, she works with child care providers in their gardens and outdoor spaces.  When people think of … Continue reading

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Cohort of family child care providers—including Natasha, Patti, and Dionne—graduates from All Our Kin’s Bridgeport Child Development Associate class

This spring, we shared the stories of three family child care providers who were taking part in All Our Kin’s Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential class. Today, we are thrilled to recognize all nineteen family child care providers from Bridgeport, … Continue reading

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Supporters, partners, and providers gather to celebrate All Our Kin’s new Bridgeport office

For just over a year, All Our Kin’s Fairfield County team has been hosted by RYASAP at the Burroughs Community Center, a perfect location for building connections with providers and community organizations. We are very grateful to RYASAP for their … Continue reading

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Fairfield County Giving Day: A day to celebrate All Our Kin’s impact on Bridgeport and Norwalk

In 2012, All Our Kin brought our proven model for improving the quality and accessibility of child care options to Bridgeport, Norwalk, and surrounding towns. Today, on Fairfield County Giving Day, we hope you’ll take a few moments to join … Continue reading

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