In The News


Child care aid is about to expire. CT advocates call on Congress for urgent help

During the pandemic child care providers were given stabilization grants through the American Rescue Plan to keep their services open. But those funds are to expire on Sept. 30. Child care providers in Connecticut say it will negatively impact families and the economy. On Monday, Sen. On Monday, ...

Authors: Maricarmen Cajahuaringa •  Source: Connecticut Public Radio • View

Read More

Report: CT Economic, Job Growth Lags Behind U.S.

September 8, 2023 • Education & Employment

Play According to a new report, pay differences based on workers’ gender, race and ethnicity all contribute to persistent wage inequality in the state. (Adobe Stock) A new report found Connecticut’s economic growth is lagging, post-pandemic. The data showed, using the pandemic-induced ...

Authors: Edwin J. Viera •  Source: Public News Service • View

Read More

CT’s high cost of living has slowed economic recovery, report says

September 7, 2023 • Education & Employment

Connecticut job gains and economic growth trail the rest of the country even as fiscal health improves and wages rise Connecticut’s economic growth has lagged the rest of the country since both the pandemic recession and the Great Recession, costing the state an estimated 250,000 jobs and potentia...

Authors: Erica E. Phillips •  Source: CT Mirror • View

Read More

We envision a Connecticut that creates opportunity for everyone, not just the lucky and privileged few. Together, we can ensure a prosperous future for all of our children.

HELP US AND BE PART OF THE MOVEMENT TO ERADICATE CHILD POVERTY BY MAKING A $10 DONATION TODAY!