On September 19, the Friends Center for Children community came together to celebrate the opening of our new home, one that we hope will be a tremendous asset to high-quality early childhood education in the New Haven area: serving up to 78 children and their families, providing teacher development opportunities and parent workshops, and sharing our curriculum and resources in partnership with the broader early learning community.
Nearly 150 people attended the ribbon-cutting festivities, during which Senator Martin Looney shared, "There is great joy here." This joy has been made possible by the contributions of many, many people: from the founders and members of the New Haven Friends Meeting to the board, professional council and advisory committee; from the Governor, Senators, and state and city officials to the teachers and parents; from the donors and supporters to the builders and architects. We are exceedingly grateful for all who helped turn this dream into reality, for it is the collective nature of the effort that makes us a true community, one that we proudly call Friends Center for Children.
Read more in the New Haven Independent and the New Haven Register.
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