Community Gathers to Discuss Importance of Early Childhood Development

MIDDLETOWN On Saturday, March 29, 2014 Woodrow Wilson Middle School Media Center, eighteen parent leaders and community leaders including Mayor Dan Drew and the Superintendent of Schools Dr. Patricia Charles, gathered to kick off the statewide Help Me Grow Campaign with a Community Cafe. The event was hosted by parent leaders who presented the question “What do babies and young children need to become thriving adults?” The guests offered responses that represented common themes such as engaged community providers, nurturing relationships with caretakers, healthy boundary and limit setting, social skills and access to socializations, quality education, health care supports and safe and stable

Childhood Hunger Panel Discussion

Please join us for our Conversation about Childhood Hunger on 4/10/13 at 9 am at the deKoven House in Middletown. Our panelists will be discussing countywide programs and efforts to support hungry families and reduce food insecurity. Guests include: · Monica Belyea, Coordinator, Opportunity Knocks Collaborative · Dawn Crayco, Deputy Director, End Hunger CT! · State Representative Matt Lesser (D), Member, Appropriations Committee · State Representative Phil Miller (D), Member, Public Health Committee Click here for the Coalition's Childhood Hunger Resource Guide Click here for a fantastic Powepoint from End Hunger CT! about the effects of hunger in CT End Hunger CT! made this great video abo

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