Category: Public Policy Advocacy

Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health advocates for changes in public policy that will enhance health, developmental and behavioral outcomes for all children.

Advancing Equity through Advocacy

By: Paul H. Dworkin, MD and Marcus Smith Encouraging our public officials to address the needs of children, in contrast to prioritizing their voting constituents, is a daunting challenge. Despite the often-cited truth that “children are our future,” support for children’s issues is often lacking and demands that […]

Speak Up for Children

By: Elaine Wang, MD The first time I ever wrote a letter to a legislator, I was in the 4th grade. We were learning about “current events” at school and our teacher tasked us with writing letters to our state representatives. I no longer remember what the subject […]