From left to right: Cathy Battista, Director of Meriden Family Resource Centers; Jennifer Baglin, Meriden School Readiness Coordinator; Kyle Pilon, Two-Gen Coordinator; Karen Rainville, Executive Director, Waterbury Bridge to Success; Merrill Gay, Executive Director, CT Early Childhood Alliance; Rep. Cathy Abercrombie, Paul Vivian, Interim Director, Meriden Children First Initiative, Roger Sherman student ambassadors; Mark Benigni, Ed.D, Meriden Superintendent of Schools; and Lysette Torres, Principal of Roger Sherman Elementary School.

2016 Children's Champion

September 8, 2016

The Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance, an organization that recognizes lawmakers for their commitment and leadership on children’s issues, named Rep. Cathy Abercrombie one of their 2016 Children's Champions. Cathy said, "I have been privileged to make the list of lawmakers recognized for this award during the last few years, and each time it gives me a sense of renewed satisfaction knowing that my work is making a contribution toward improving the lives of Connecticut’s children."

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11th Autism Day at the State Capitol

April 6, 2016

Hosted the 11th Annual Autism Day at the State Capitol - one of my favorite events of the year!

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Safe Haven Law Awareness Day

April 4, 2016

Happy to join my colleagues, MidState Medical Center, and local first responders for a press conference to help raise awarenesss about the state's Safe Haven Law.

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Standing with CT Hospitals

March 17, 2016

I joined with colleagues and hospital administrators across the state to demand payments owed to hospitals to be released.

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