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 […]

Father fastening bicycle helmet on daughter.

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 […]

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Building a Sense of Belonging in the Workplace

By: Nicole Capsolas; Danielle Chenard, MPH; and Lauren Dominique Connecticut Children’s kicked off its first annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Symposium with powerful presentations from Priya Phulwani, MD; Christine Finck, MD, FACS; and Rev. Carolyn Wilkins, MBA, BBA. In this half-day virtual conference, the topics spanned issues of […]