Connecticut Voices for Children released a report entitled ‘Census 2020: Lack of State Funding Raises Risk of an Inaccurate 2020 Census Count’ that reveals the likelihood and heightened risks of an inaccurate count during the 2020 Census. In response to these findings, CT Voices is urging state leaders to prioritize statewide planning and investment in Census outreach and education to ensure our state isn’t impacted by the far-reaching consequences of an undercount to residents, state and local governments, dozens of federal and state programs and benefits, as well as Connecticut’s democracy and economy.
While the status quo state budget plan approved by policymakers did not offer many bold new investments in children and families, other policy changes approved during this year’s legislative
The state’s final biennial budget for Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021 could be characterized as a status quo budget.
While the state budget proposals by the General Assembly protect many programs that serve children and families from budget cuts, rigid and counterproductive budget rules are starving schools, infr
While the presence of police officers in Connecticut schools does not appear to contribute to a safer school climate or improved academic outcomes, it may contribute to more Latino students being a
Every child in the state deserves a high-quality education that allows them to pursue their dreams and goals.
Connecticut’s long-term fiscal health and economic growth depend on policies that improve equity and support our most vulnerable families and children.
For most adolescents, developing their own identity is one of the central aspects of teenage life.
The Candidate Briefing Book provides an overview of the challenges the state faces and a roadmap for voters and policymakers to move forward.
During the 2018 legislative session, Connecticut Voices for Children raised a powerful voice at the Capitol, advocating for the research-based policies and best practices that will enable every chi