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In Connecticut, advocates succeed in push for Census funding

November 21, 2019 • Rights & Justice

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 • Rights & Justice

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...

Source: WSHU Public Radio • View

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How Voices Count In Census Quest

November 12, 2019 • Rights & Justice

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...

Source: WNHH FM’s “Dateline New Haven,” • View

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CT Voices for Children names Byrne exec. director

July 8, 2019 •

Story on our new Executive Director, Emily Byrne ...

Source: Hartford Business Journal • View

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Bills address school discipline, faculty diversity, college costs

March 17, 2019 • Education

Voices' opposition to a bill preventing disaggregation of study data by ethnicity was cited ...

Source: CT Mirror • View

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Lamont can bring fairness to budget

May 6, 2019 • Fiscal & Economics

Op-ed discussed Voices' revenue proposals for progressive income and capital gains taxes ...

Source: New Haven Register • View

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It’s time for a People’s Budget — and it’s doable

April 8, 2019 • Fiscal & Economics

Op-ed referenced Voices' recommendations to reform the state's bond lock ...

Source: CT Mirror • View

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Anti-Poverty Advocates Blast Trump Administration Proposal To Change Poverty Measure

June 19, 2019 • Fiscal & Economics

Article cited Voices' opposition to proposed change to the official poverty measure ...

Source: CT News Junkie • View

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CT preschool advocates press for better pay, family affordability

March 23, 2019 • Education

Article cited Voices' testimony on early care legislation ...

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Don’t cut the safety net. Ask for more from those most able to contribute.

April 27, 2019 • Fiscal & Economics

Op-ed cited Voices' proposal on capital gains tax ...

Source: Hartford Courant • View

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