Connecticut-based Dalio Education recently released a report it commissioned that focused on "disconnected and at-risk youth" and found more than 63,000 young adults were disconnected, and 56,000 students were at risk between 2021 and 2022, according to the compiled data.
It is important that workers in all our communities are aware of the Paid Family Medical leave program and qualifying guidelines. For covered workers, CT Paid Leave allows you to take the time you need to address your own health conditions - or those of your family - without worrying about lost income while you are away from work.
We have made significant strides in supporting higher education and ensuring a brighter future with opportunities, support, and financial relief for our students.
During the 2023 legislative session, we allocated over $135 million more for higher education in our biennial state budget than initially proposed.
Please save the date - Saturday, August 26 - 9am to Noon - for our Hygiene Product Drive, a collaboration between our Norwalk and New Canaan legislative delegations, Filling in the Blanks and Kara Bonitatibus to help individuals within our communities with essential products for their regular personal care.