3.18 2018

Friends Center hosts meet and greet for Connecticut’s new Commissioner of Early Childhood Beth Bye

On March 15, Friends Center for Children hosted a welcome breakfast for Commissioner Beth Bye and announced the official launch of NH ChILD, a 10-year effort to transform the landscape of early childhood education in New Haven by providing access to high-quality early learning for all of the city’s kids from birth to 8 years old.

Hear inspiring words from Commissioner Bye, US Representative Rosa DeLauro, and Friends Center’s Executive Director, Allyx Schiavone, about the importance of access to quality early childhood education.

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Read the New Haven Independent article, "Effort Launched to Revolutionize Early Childhood Ed in New Haven" by Allen Appel.