Wednesday, April 22, 2009

An evaluation of PLTI and Parents SEE

A research group has submitted an evaluation of two Commission-led parent leadership programs, the Parent Leadership Training Institute (PLTI) and Parents Supporting Educational Excellence (Parents SEE). Read the executive summary here.

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Meetings page updated

Draft minutes for the Commission's April 14 meeting have been posted, along with Commission-approved minutes of the January 13 and March 10 meetings.

Friday, April 10, 2009

MEDIA ADVISORY: Children and Families in Recession: The Policy and Budget Implications

April 10, 2009

Contact: Kevin Flood
860) 240-0078

News: The Commission on Children will hold its second in a series of discussions on how the recession is affecting Connecticut’s children and families. The speakers will address housing, food security, family health and wellness, youth employment, and community-level responses.

When: 10 a.m. to Noon, Tuesday, April 14, 2008

Where: Room 2-A, Legislative Office Building, Hartford


Carol Walter
Executive Director, Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness

Lucy P. Nolan
Executive Director, End Hunger Connecticut!

Dr. M. Alex Geertsma
Chair of Pediatrics, St. Mary Hospital, Waterbury

James Boucher
Future Workforce Division Director, Capitol Workforce Partners

Representatives Marie Kirkley-Bey of Hartford, Toni Walker of New Haven, and Lile R. Gibbons of Greenwich

** Speakers will be available for one-on-one interviews before and after the event.**

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Children and Families in Recession: The Policy and Budget Implications

Join us for a discussion on housing, nutrition, wellness, and youth employment in the current economy and state budget process.

10 a.m., Tuesday, April 14
Room 2-A, Legislative Office Building, Hartford (Directions)

Download the agenda (PDF)