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June 2017

2017 Legislative Session Review

Even though state legislative and budget decisions affect children, children do not have the right to participate in the political process.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
January 2017

2017 Legislative Briefing

We can all agree that children deserve the opportunity to develop to their full potential.  In Connecticut, that shared goal can become a statewide reality. 

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
December 2016

The Time to Grow: Meeting the Needs of Connecticut Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

Children do best when they live in stable, supportive families.

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
May 2016

Impact of the Final FY 2017 Budget on Children and Families

Following hundreds of millions of dollars in budget cuts in Fiscal Year 2016, Connecticut policymakers tackled the nearly $1 billion budget deficit in Fiscal Year 2017 (FY 17) by adopting a two-pro

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
April 2016

Impact of the Governor’s, Republican, and Democrat Proposed FY 2017 Budget on Children and Families

Following hundreds of millions in dollars of cuts to health, human services and education to close a billion dollar budget hole in Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 16), lawmakers are once again facing tough ch

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
January 2016

Letting Kids Be Kids: Promoting Normalcy for Connecticut’s Youth in Foster Care

Engaging in the everyday activities of childhood and adolescence is essential to the maturing process for youth.

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
December 2014

Because Relationships Matter: Improving Opportunities and Outcomes for Youth in Foster Care

Developing healthy and lasting relationships is essential for young people to become successful and productive adults.

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
September 2014

Connecticut's Invisible Opportunity Gap: Academic Challenges Facing Children and Youth in Foster Care

This report documents that Connecticut children in foster care lag their peers academically. 

Issue Areas:
Child Welfare, Education
August 2014

Improving Care for Children and Youth in Connecticut's Child Welfare System

Children in the foster care system are among Connecticut’s most vulnerable young citizens. While recently there have been a number of encouraging improvements in Connecticut’s child welfare system, Connecticut has much work to do to ensure that it meets its responsibilities to the children and youth in its care.

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
May 2014

Valuing Our Children: How the Final Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Revisions Impact Connecticut

The final state budget approved by state legislators will result in significant improvements in educational opportunities for Connecticut children from preschool through college.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Health, Juvenile Justice