2023 First for Kids

Event Date: April 13, 2023

Join us at our First for Kids award ceremony on April 13, 2023 from 4:30-7 pm at the Pond House Cafe (1555 Asylum Ave., West Hartford)! Please join us in celebrating our honorees: State Rep. Holly Cheeseman Maryam Elahi Dr. Monette Ferguson State Comptroller Sean Scanlon Former State Treasurer Shawn...


22nd Tax & Budget Forum

Event Date: December 15, 2022

Please join us for our 22nd Tax & Budget Forum! DATE: Thursday, December 15, 2022 TIME: 10:00am – 11:30am SPEAKERS: Matt Ritter, Connecticut Speaker of the House & Taifa Smith Butler, President of Demos REGISTER: Click HERE or copy and paste the link ( [N...


2nd Community Budget Forum

Event Date: October 13, 2022

Join us for our 2nd Community Budget Forum! Our Community Budget Forum will focus on Connecticut’s labor market and the continued impact our tax system has on inequities in the state, and we’ll  feature a panel discussion on how to put more money in the hands of low- and middle-income famil...


2022 First For Kids

Event Date: June 6, 2022

Our First for Kids event is an annual event where we celebrate an honoree who is making a difference in the lives of families across the state. This year we will lift-up young leaders who have leveraged social media to engage youth (across the state and country) and provide access to authentic info...


10th Youth at the Capitol Day

Event Date: February 24, 2022

Register HERE!...


21st Budget Forum

Event Date: January 20, 2022

You are cordially invited to our 21st Budget Forum, held virtually on Thursday, January 20, 2022, from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. EST. We are delighted to be joined by Representative Sean Scanlon and Treasurer Shawn Wooden for this year’s discussion! As always, this event will unveil new...


2nd Community Forum: Family Economic Security

Event Date: October 13, 2021

Join CT Voices for our Second Annual Community Forum. This year, we’re bringing parents and legislators together to talk about the challenges parents are seeing in their own communities around accessing quality child care. Our hope is that, through these stories, legislators will be equipped t...


A Conversation on Access to Early Child Care

Event Date: May 21, 2021

Speakers: Dr. Karen Lott, Women’s League Child Development Center Jennifer Hartley, Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS) Nichelle Waddell, Watch me Grow Daycare Ashley Newton, Parent and Education Register for this conversation here....


A Conversation on Quality Early Child Care

Event Date: May 18, 2021

Speakers: Commissioner Beth Bye, Connecticut Office of Early Childhood Monisha Gibson, Maritime Odyssey Preschool Josh Williams, Parent and Pastor with Elm City Vineyard Church Merrill Gay, Executive Director, CT Early Childhood Alliance   Register for this conversation here....


*SAVE THE DATE* Discussing Child Care in Connecticut

Event Date: May 18, 2021

A Conversation on Quality Tuesday, May 18, 2021 @ 1:00 pm A Conversation on Access Friday, May 21, @ 5:30pm...


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Join us for our 2023 First For Kids

DATE: April 13, 2023

TIME: 4:30 – 7pm (program begins promptly at 5:30pm)

LOCATION: Pond House Cafe, West Hartford