Connecticut Child Trends: The Ups and Downs
A forum held at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, Sept. 13, 2011
From back to front: Commission Executive Director Elaine Zimmerman, Representative Susan Johnson of Windham, James Horan of the Connecticut Association of Human Services, Representative Elizabeth Ritter of Waterford, Representative Prasad Srinivasan of Glastonbury, George Wentworth of the National Employment Law Project (obscured), Shelby Pons of the state
Department of Education, and Carol Stone and Lisa A. Davis of the state Department of Public Health. More photos
The Annie E. Casey Foundation's 2011 edition of its Kids Count Data Book has some encouraging statistics for Connecticut children—but also some troubling ones. To understand the implications behind the numbers, the Commission and the Connecticut Association for Human Services (CAHS) invited lawmakers, experts from state agencies, and advocates to the Legislative Office Building in Hartford on September 13, 2011 for a wide-ranging discussion.
If a video window does not appear below, watch at CT-N's website. Length: 2 hours, 8 minutes.