Voices from the Capitol


The 2023 State of Early Childhood: A Response to the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Child Care and a Continuation of Spotlighting Disenfranchised Populations

January 9, 2024 •

Connecticut Voices for Children released a new report, “The 2023 State of Early Childhood: A Response to the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Child Care and a Continuation of Spotlighting Disenfranchised Populations.” This report continues the arc of our past three SOEC reports with a ...

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State of Working Connecticut – 2023

September 6, 2023 •

Connecticut Voices for Children released its annual report examining “The State of Working Connecticut.” This report, which provides a detailed overview of Connecticut’s labor market, provides policy options to support Connecticut’s economy and workers in four broad categories: housi...

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Rolling Boulders Uphill: Rethinking Reentry Wage and Policy Barriers Will Benefit Connecticut’s Communities and Economy

August 21, 2023 •

Connecticut Voices for Children released a new report, “Rolling Boulders Uphill: Rethinking Reentry Wage and Policy Barriers Will Benefit Connecticut’s Communities and Economy.” The report focuses on employment options for people with criminal legal system involvement seeking to reenter the w...

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2023 Legislative Summary

June 26, 2023 •

Connecticut Voices for Children released a new report, “2023 Legislative Summary.” The document provides a high-level review of the bills our organization supported this session. While a number of other bills passed both chambers of the General Assembly, and countless others were proposed, it...

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The Employment Situation in Connecticut – December 2022

January 24, 2023 •

Connecticut Voices for Children released a new publication, “The Employment Situation in Connecticut – December 2022.” This publication is part of a series of short, monthly briefs that provide a snapshot of Connecticut employment. Using U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, we are providing a...

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2022 State of Working Connecticut

September 6, 2022 •

Connecticut Voices for Children released a new report, “2022 State of Working Connecticut.” The report provides a detailed overview of Connecticut’s labor market and provides several recommendations to address issues with Connecticut’s employment situation and its wage growth, inequality...

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The State of Early Childhood: Equity of Access for Immigrant and Refugee Families

June 28, 2022 •

Connecticut Voices for Children released a new report, “The State of Early Childhood: Equity of Access for Immigrant and Refugee Families.” Early Care and Education (ECE) is a critical service for children and families, with documented short- and long-term benefits beyond school readiness or ac...

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The State of Early Childhood: Equity of Access for Immigrant and Refugee Families

June 27, 2022 •

Connecticut Voices for Children released a new report, “The State of Early Childhood: Equity of Access for Immigrant and Refugee Families.” Early Care and Education (ECE) is a critical service for children and families, with documented short- and long-term benefits beyond school readiness or ac...

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2022 Candidate Briefing Book

June 21, 2022 •

Connecticut Voices for Children released a new report, “The 2022 Candidate Briefing Book.” Designed to provide a snapshot of helpful research and data for Connecticut residents and candidates running for political office this election cycle, this document lays the foundation for what we’re ca...

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Protecting or Pushing Out: The Prevalence and Impact of School Resource Officers in Connecticut

December 21, 2021 •

Connecticut Voices for Children released a report, “Protecting or Pushing Out: The Prevalence and Impact of School Resource Officers in Connecticut,” which finds evidence that SROs increased exclusionary discipline for students of color, and failed to find evidence that SROs make schools safer....

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