24th Tax & Budget Forum

Event Date: December 17, 2024

Register now for Connecticut Voices for Children’s 24th Tax and Budget Forum on Dec. 17 from 10 to 11:30 am! At this event we’ll unpack the State’s fiscal controls as well as discuss old and new research that will shed light on how the state can raise revenue to invest in our child...


2024 First For Kids

Event Date: May 21, 2024

Our annual First for Kids award ceremony elevates important issues that uplift Connecticut’s children and families. At this event, you’ll hear directly from awardees and learn more about their crucial work.  Please join us to congratulate our 2024 awardees (in alphabetical order): Famil...


Let’s Talk: State of Early Childhood

Event Date: February 8, 2024

Every year we publish a State of Early Childhood report that examines the state of early care and education in Connecticut. The industry is plagued by high costs paid by parents, low wages for child care staff, business insecurity for child care providers and a significant shortage of slots availab...


23rd Tax & Budget Forum

Event Date: January 25, 2024

Please join us on Thursday, January 25 from 10-11:30 am for our 23rd annual Tax and Budget Forum! CT Voices will present two short-form reports. One report will provide an analysis of (our state’s first-in-the-nation) CT Baby Bonds policy, which aims to rectify generational poverty and advance...


2023 Community Policy Forum

Event Date: October 19, 2023

We hope you can join us for our first in-person Community Policy Forum on October 19 from 6-8pm at UCONN Stamford. Did you know Connecticut is the 10th least affordable state in the country (based on rent-to-income ratio). Housing is a basic building block of family economic security. However, rent...


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

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