Legislative Advocacy

Public Hearings and Opportunities of Interest

What's New?

June 3, 2019

Thank you to Camara Hudson and CT Voices for Children for an informative May 2019 meeting on School Resource Officers.

If you missed the meeting, or would like access to the presentation, click the link below. 

School Resource Officers in CT

Also, for more information on...

March 22, 2019

April 12 at noon

Baggish Conference Room of Middlesex Hospital


RESILIENCE: THE BIOLOGY OF STRESS & THE SCIENCE OF HOPE

In place of the April Coalition Meeting, please attend the 2019 Grand Rounds!  In partnership with the Opportunity Knocks Coalition of Middlesex Hospita...

February 5, 2019

Join us for a presentation by Erin Boggs of the Open Communities Alliance to learn about Housing Segregation/Integration and potential Legislation in this ongoing state legislative session. Following the presentation will be a panel discussion with legislators from dem...

January 22, 2019

The Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance has released its legislative priorities which are aligned with priorities of the Middlesex Coalition for Children.  

Click here to access the formatted priorities document.  Feel free to print or email to share with fri...

April 16, 2018

(*From the Connecticut Open Communities Alliance

(HARTFORD, CT) – On the 50th anniversary of the federal Fair Housing Act Open Communities Alliance joined Governor Dannel Malloy, Housing Commissioner Evonne Klein, legislators and housing advocates at a press conferenc...

April 12, 2018

A big thank you to CT Voices for Children for its excellent presentation to our group

today.
 

Click Here to Access the presentation: 
Pathways to Opportunity: Investing in a More Inclusive and Prosperous Tomorrow

Presented by:  
Ellen Shemitz, J.D. - Executive Dire...

March 1, 2018

The Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance will host its annual Advocacy Day on Tuesday, March 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Old Judiciary Room of the State Capitol. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., the program runs from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., followed by meet...

February 15, 2018

Significant disparities persist in access to quality education, school experience and education outcomes between White and Black students in the state.

(From CT Voices for Children)

In our new report, we find systemic and persistent differences in access to resources, st...

September 13, 2016

Close to seven years after the end of the Great Recession, many Connecticut working families have been left out of the economic recovery. This is the key finding in our new report "The State of Working Connecticut", that we are releasing today. 

The report shows th...

September 13, 2016

This story is part of a series from NPR Ed exploring the challenges U.S. schools face meeting students' mental health needs.

Every year, thousands of children are suspended from preschool.

Take a second to let that sink in.

According to the U.S. Department of Education, 6...

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