Memorial Day and our wonderful parade mark the unofficial start of summer, but for our students and parents, summer kicks-off next week. This update includes some summer tips and reminders, upcoming community events and resources to give you some ideas about how to refresh and renew this summer.
Yesterday afternoon, I was proud to join Governor Lamont, Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, Rep. Leeper and legislators from both sides of the aisle as the Governor signed a series of bills that invest in children’s mental health, childcare, and support for schools, parents, teachers, and providers.
This week’s legislative update will feature some of the work we did in the Transportation Committee this session.
Sometimes when tragedy strikes, as it has in Buffalo and now Uvalde, Texas, there are just emotions and few words – it’s why we call it unspeakable tragedy. We turn towards one another to seek support and express those emotions and our response. There is usually the urge to DO SOMETHING.
For those with infants or family and friends with infants who need formula, you have been following, with growing concern, the shortage of infant formula across the country.
I hope you’ll join me for one of the following events, an in-person legislative wrap-up with the League of Women Voters, the state’s National Prevention Week event at the Discovery Museum, and the annual Fairfield CARES Community Event featuring Marc Brackett, Yale professor, internationally acclaimed author, and emotional intelligence researcher.