FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2022
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Connecticut Voices for Children Releases New Report Examining Experiences of Immigrant and Refugee Families in Accessing Early Child Care
PRESS CALL ADVISORY: TODAY, June 28, 2022 | 10:30 AM | Via Zoom
New Haven, CT – Connecticut Voices for Children today released a new report entitled “The State of Early Childhood: Equity of Access for Immigrant and Refugee Families," which examines the experiences of immigrant and refugee families in accessing early child care. Early Care and Education (ECE) is a critical service for children and families, with documented short- and long-term benefits beyond school readiness or achievement. In Connecticut in 2019, approximately one in 3.6 children was part of an immigrant family. The report outlines 12 policy recommendations to extend and expand access, increase funding, and reduce barriers to early care for both immigrant and refugee families. View the report here. View the Just Facts here. To detail and comment on the recommendations listed in the report, Connecticut Voices for Children will be hosting a press call with CT Voices Research and Policy Director, Dr. Lauren Ruth and Executive Director, Emily Byrne. WHEN: TODAY Tuesday, June 28, 2022 10:30 AM WHERE: Via Zoom. Register here.
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About Connecticut Voices for Children: Connecticut Voices for Children is a “think and do” tank working to ensure that Connecticut is a thriving and equitable state, and where all children achieve their full potential. In furtherance of its vision, Connecticut Voices for Children produces high-quality research and analysis, promotes citizen education, advocates for policy change at the state and local level, and works to develop the next generation of leaders.