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March 2019

Impact of the Governor's FY 2020-2021 Budget on Children and Families

Connecticut’s long-term fiscal health and economic growth depend on policies that improve equity and support our most vulnerable families and children.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
December 2018

Who I Am, Where I Belong, and Where I’m Going: Promoting Positive Identity Development for Youth in Connecticut Foster Care

For most adolescents, developing their own identity is one of the central aspects of teenage life.

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
August 2018

Candidate Briefing Book - 2018

The Candidate Briefing Book provides an overview of the challenges the state faces and a roadmap for voters and policymakers to move forward.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
June 2018

2018 Legislative Session Review

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

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
May 2018

The Proposed Farm Bill Puts the Food Security of Connecticut’s Children and Families at Risk

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)—formerly Food Stamps—provides low-income households with a monthly benefit that is redeemable only for food.

Issue Areas:
Child Welfare, Family Economic Security
February 2018

Impact of the Governor’s FY 2019 Budget Adjustments on Children and Families

Connecticut’s long-term fiscal health depends on an economy that benefits all families, businesses, and communities.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
January 2018

Between People and Places: Reducing Upheaval for Children Moving Around in Connecticut Foster Care

For any child, moving to a new place can evoke uncertainty and anxiety. For foster children, a placement change, moving to a new foster home, is a potential source of upheaval.

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
November 2017

Impact of the Final FY 18-19 Budget on Children and Families

More than a hundred days after the new fiscal year began, legislators finally found sufficient common ground to pass a budget.

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

State Budget Proposals: Failing to Meet the Challenges Ahead

Connecticut’s budget is the clearest statement of its policy priorities.

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