Tag: Public Policy

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 […]

Advancing Outcomes for All Children

Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health is a national leader in promoting the optimal health, development and well-being of children in Connecticut and around the country. Launched in 2012, the Office is recognized as a pioneer in utilizing a cross-sector approach to build stronger child-serving systems and […]

Public Policy Advocacy

By: Eminet Gurganus, MPH We have had extraordinary opportunities at the local, state and national levels to speak with policy makers in an effort to effect change to promote the optimal healthy development of children. One of those opportunities took place recently in Hartford where Connecticut Children’s Medical […]