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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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As We Look To the New Year, We Reflect On a Story of Hope

This has been a hard year. Across our country, we’ve seen violence and tragedy; anger and hate; and misunderstandings, suspicions and distrust. Here in Connecticut, we’re facing a budget crisis. We have watched working families struggle to get the subsidies … 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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Affordable, High-Quality Child Care at the Forefront of Obama’s State of the Union Address, Budget Proposal

President Barack Obama’s January 20th State of the Union address was met with cheers from advocates for children and parents across the country. Why? Because his plan emphasizes the importance of policies that support American families, particularly those that would … 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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New Report Challenges States to Increase Access to Child Care Assistance

On October 22, the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) released a new report, “Turning the Corner: State Child Care Assistance Policies 2014.” As the authors state in the introduction, child care should be a top priority in all states: it helps … Continue reading

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