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One More Discovery Digest, December Child Care Forum Online, Community Conversation

Topics in this Digest...
• Just One More Discovery Digest
• The Economic Impact of Child Care and the Care4Kids Program: 12/7 Forum
• January 9 Community Conversation: Strategies to Prepare All Children to be Successful in School
Just One More Discovery Digest

The Discovery digest will conclude on December 22nd. We encourage you to continue sharing news, research and information through the Discovery Listserv, hosted by Google Groups. To post a message, send your message in the body of an email to wcgmf-discovery@googlegroups.com. If you have any questions, please e-mail Donna Studdiford.

The Economic Impact of Child Care and the Care4Kids Program: 12/7 Forum

On December 7, the Commission on Women, Children and Seniors, in collaboration with the CT Early Childhood Alliance, hosted a forum on child care and the Care4Kids program. The forum drew a number of legislators and can be watched online at the CT-N website. CT Newsjunkie and WTNH Channel 8 also covered the forum.

January 9 Community Conversation: Strategies to Prepare All Children to be Successful in School

A forum showcasing how community engagement, collaboration, and innovation can be harnessed to develop young children into strong students will be held on January 9, 2017 from 8:15 am to 4:30 pm at the Sheraton Hartford South, Rocky Hill. Co-sponsors include: Teachers Policy Institute, CT Early Childhood Alliance, CT Parent Power, CT Center for the New Economy, CT Family Resource Center Alliance. Review the agenda and register online.