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From Our Partners, Omidyar Network: Why They Invested With All Our Kin

At All Our Kin, we are dedicated to partnering with and supporting family child care educators to create nurturing early learning environments that help prepare children to thrive in school and life. This type of work requires the support of … Continue reading

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“Family child care is more than just caring for the children, we care for the parents and families also.”

By Ambata Kazi-Nance, Communications Fellow All Our Kin Early Head Start Family Child Care Specialist Debra Kelly and All Our Kin Early Head Start Ambassador Parent Lakeia Moore Discuss the Importance of Parents and Caregivers Working Together A few months … Continue reading

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All Our Kin Honors Family Child Care Providers and the Important Work They Do for Children and Families on National Provider Appreciation Day

By Ambata Kazi-Nance, Communications Fellow It’s not a coincidence that National Provider Appreciation Day falls the Friday before Mother’s Day. In fact, that was the intention of National Provider Appreciation Day’s organizers: to honor and celebrate child care providers, teachers, … Continue reading

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A Lifelong Dream Comes to Fruition: Family Child Care Provider Deneen Brown’s Journey to Supporting Our Youngest Learners

By Ambata Kazi-Nance, Communications Fellow Deneen Brown owns and operates Mommy’s Day Care, a family child care program she opened in 2007, in Norwalk, Connecticut. Deneen is the recipient of a grant from Care@Work, Care.com’s enterprise arm that provides employees of corporate clients … Continue reading

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Love, Friendship & Black Girl Magic: All Our Kin Family Child Care Providers Celebrate Diversity and Culture in Black History Month and Beyond

By Ambata Kazi-Nance, Communications Fellow February is Black History Month. Historian and writer Carter G. Woodson created Black History Month to celebrate African American achievements and promote intellectual curiosity of African American life and history. At All Our Kin, equity … 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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NPR Highlights Need for Investing in Rural Family Child Care Providers

This week on NPR News, reporter Solvejg Wastvedt shines a spotlight on family child care providers in Tioga County, a rural area in the state of New York. In areas like Tioga County that have very low population density, commercial … 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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Pili’s Montessori-Inspired Program Flourishes in Westville

Today is the first day of the Great Give, a 36-hour, community-wide online giving event that celebrates the work of nonprofit organizations serving the greater New Haven region. Between now and tomorrow (May 6) at 8pm, every dollar you give … 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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