We want a system where all Connecticut children receive the early education and development support they need.
We want a system committed to building a foundation for learning for every child in their first 1000 days.
We want a system with accessible health, mental health, and social-emotional development support.
We want a system invested in early support of vulnerable children for great returns to individuals and society.
We want a system where local communities are empowered to make effective decisions for their citizens.
Connect with others to build communities and a comprehensive early childhood system in Connecticut.
We recently submitted recommendations for an early childhood system to Planning Director Myra Jones-Taylor and her team.
What is Right From the Start? Listen to team members describe the initiative.
United Way of Coastal Fairfield County is a member of the System Design Team.
Check out this video highlighting the importance of local early childhood councils, produced by The Color of Words