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Connecting the Dots: Care Coordination

By: Katherine Ramirez During this time of unprecedented hardships facing so many families, there is also tremendous opportunity for those who serve children and families to rise to the challenge and meet their needs. Connecticut Children’s 4th annual Care Coordination Forum, hosted by Connecticut Children’s Center for Care […]

Advocacy for Children: The Time is Now

By: Emily Boushee In Connecticut and across the country, children are facing significant challenges due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the additional crises the pandemic has brought to light, including escalating behavioral health concerns and inequities stemming from racial and social injustice. Children need our advocacy more […]

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Keeping Children Safe This Summer

By: Amy Watkins, MPH Injuries are the leading cause of death for children in the United States, however nearly all of them can be prevented. For more than 20 years, Connecticut Children’s and Safe Kids Connecticut have hosted Safe Kids Day, a unique day aimed at raising awareness […]