Tag: Connecticut Children’s

Center of the Universe

We Are Not the Center of the Universe

By: Scott Orsey Change is hard, especially where structure creates imbalance in perspectives, power and impact. When years of good intentions yield underwhelming results for children and families, it is time to question the approach. In this four-part blog series, Scott Orsey explores the model used by scientists to […]

Medicaid Birthday

Happy Birthday, Medicaid!

By: Emily Boushee and Jane Baird Our nation’s Medicaid program has reached an important milestone. It just turned 56 years old! Medicaid continues to need our support to ensure children and families have the best opportunity to thrive. Medicaid Then and Now On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon […]

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 […]