Voices from the Capitol


Opinion: All children and families deserve better than this

February 3, 2020 •

We are deeply disappointed that the Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the revised public charge regulations. This rips the very fabric of who we are as a state and a country. All children and families —whether born in the United States or not— deserve better than this. This is a devastating r...

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In Connecticut, advocates succeed in push for Census funding

November 21, 2019 •

While we are getting very close to the 2020 Census, there is still time to get your state to help fund Census outreach. Connecticut just put money towards the Census, and advocates are seeking more. Maybe what happened in Connecticut can be a model in your state too. When one examines Connecticut st...

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The Full Story: Adoption Stigma; Census Undercount; Police And Social Media

November 19, 2019 •

November is National Adoption Awareness Month, and the fight continues to erase its stigma. A bad 2020 census count could hurt children in Connecticut. And Connecticut State Police are using social media to report use of force data. We’ll talk about those stories with guests: Ken Mysogland, bureau...

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How Voices Count In Census Quest

November 12, 2019 •

Emily Byrne helped lawmakers count — which in return will help New Haven count. When it really counts. Byrne is the new executive director of Connecticut Voices for Children , a 25-year-old New Haven-based statewide research and advocacy group. On Oct. 30 the group issued a report detailing h...

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Latino Students In Connecticut Suffer Disproportionate Discipline From School Resource Officers

July 3, 2019 •

News story and interview on Voices' research about school resource officers ...

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More Police In Schools = More Latino Arrests

July 3, 2019 •

Story about Voices' report on higher arrest rates for Latino students at schools with school resource officers ...

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Comptroller Lembo Praises Conn. For Welcoming Gay Adoption

December 12, 2018 •

A report on Comptroller Kevin Lembo´s speech at our Youth at the Capitol Day event.  ...

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Report: CT Foster Teens Need Identity Development Support

December 12, 2018 •

A piece on our identity formation for youth in foster care report.  ...

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Young voices heard on Youth at the Capitol Day in Hartford

December 12, 2018 •

An article about our Youth at the Capitol Day event.  ...

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CT Voices for Children 8th Annual Youth at the Capitol Day Forum

December 12, 2018 •

Video of our Youth at the Capitol event. ...

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