Category: Social Innovation

An Ordinary Year in Review

By: Jacquelyn M. Rose, MPH In an ordinary year, I develop a work plan to guide the strategic priorities and efforts of Childhood Prosperity Lab, which oversees the social innovation efforts of Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health (the Office). The plan enables me to map out […]

The Secret to Sustainability

By: Jacquelyn M. Rose, MPH It is the sometimes dreaded, but ever present, S word that is essential for developing and maintaining impact – sustainability. Ensuring sustainability is now more important than ever as organizations everywhere pivot to address the needs of children and families amidst the global […]

Supporting Agencies Responding to COVID-19

By: Jacquelyn M. Rose, MPH We find ourselves in unprecedented times due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Understandably, you and your organization are working furiously to pivot existing strategies and develop new ones to support the evolving needs of children and families in responding to COVID-19. Such needs are […]

Innovation as a Platform for Equity

By: Jacquelyn M. Rose, MPH “Are we all racist?” Taken out of context, this is an alarming and controversial question. However, when Ingrid Canady of the State Education Resource Center (SERC) asked the question during her training session with Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health, “An Introduction […]