News & Events

Upcoming and recent events sponsored by SC2C and our Community Partners, from virtual workshops for community empowerment to financial planning for future success.

Restorative Practices Booster Trainings

All sessions are FREE. Special thanks to the Stamford Cradle to Career and Norwalk ACTS for sponsoring these trainings. To continue our Restorative Practices work together, we plan to “wave the magic wand” and figure…

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Stamford Summer Literacy Initiative 2022

This summer we are going to help your child continue to read and find ways to make it fun! The Stamford Summer Literacy Initiative is a FREE program that provides reading support and a literacy-rich…

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Community Racial Justice Series

Investing in Racial Equity May 31st 12:00 - 1 :00 pm via Zoom Join us for a moderated discussion with two philanthropic leaders in Fairfield County.  Juanita James, President & CEO of Fairfield County's Community…

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2022 Bridge to College Sign up

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Money Matters: Income Taxes & Vita

INCOME TAXES & VITA: MAXIMIZING YOUR TAX RESULTS Join us on Monday, March 21, 2022   The Financial Planning Association of Connecticut, in partnership with The Connecticut Financial Literacy Advisory Council, is proud to present…

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Summer Camps 2022

SPORTS: Grassroots Tennis & Education: Grassroots Tennis Summer Program is held at Cummings park in Stamford from June 27 to August 12.  Pickup application forms at their Norwalk office, 11 Ingalls Avenue, Norwalk, CT.  Provides…

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Job Openings

Summer Counselor, Bridge to College Stamford Public Education Foundation (SPEF) is hiring summer counselors for the 4th year of our Bridge to College program for summer 2022. Bridge to College is a partnership among SC2C,…

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Stamford Early Childhood Fair

Join us on Saturday, April 30, 2022 Mill River Park - Carousel Lawn (Rain Date - May 1) Come learn about the many preschool and family home daycare programs in Stamford and explore numerous health,…

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Restorative Practices Trainings, Spring & Summer 2022

All sessions are FREE. Special thanks to the Stamford Cradle to Career and Stamford Public Schools for sponsoring these trainings. Working restoratively is a social/relational rather than a behaviorist model. Embracing restorative practices is not…

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Elevating the Black Voice

Alliance for Black Achievement (AFBA) Presents: Elevating the Black Voice Join AFBA in their first Community Conversation Saturday, January 29, 2022 - 10-11am Virtual event Zoom info if Covid-19 restricts us from meeting in person: Meeting…

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Supporting Social Emotional Wellness for Students

JOIN US TO LEARN ABOUT HOW TO SUPPORT SOCIAL EMOTIONAL WELLNESS For Stamford Public Schools Caregivers January 24, 2022 / 6:30-7:30 pm - Via Zoom Join us to learn about how to support social emotional wellness…

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Join Us For Our Annual Convening

REGISTER FOR OUR VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLES! February 10 & 11, 2022 "In Your Own Voice" for Caregivers & Youth February 10, 6 pm - 8 pm (via Zoom). Register by February 6. Share your thoughts and…

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Stamford Cradle to Career Racial Equity Statement

Stamford Cradle to Career fights for the education, career, and life of all Stamford youth.   Stamford Cradle to Career is committed to partnering with our community to achieve racial equity and excellence for all…

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College Financial Aid: Understanding the FAFSA

Presented by: The Financial Planning Association of Connecticut (FPA of CT) and The Connecticut Financial Literacy Advisory Council (CFLAC) in partnership with Stamford Cradle to Career (as part of CFLAC). This presentation will be valuable…

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Early Childhood Professional Development Series

Health & Safety in Early Childhood Programs / Salud y Seguridad en los Programas de la Primera Infancia  Learn how to identity common childhood illnesses, safety, and emergencies and how best to create a healthy…

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Developmental Playbook for Families

Monitoring Your Child's Developmental Progress For parents and caregivers of children ages 0-5.   A guide from the Connecticut Department of Public Health, 211 Connecticut, the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood, and Connecticut Act Early/UConn…

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Achieving Racial Equity in Education Through a Restorative Lens

Equity in education is the process of reforming practices, policies, and procedures at the school and district levels to support academic fairness and inclusion and ensure that every child has the resources, teachers, interventions, and supports they…

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Board of Education Candidates Forum, October 7, 2021

Join us for the Angela Lorenti Memorial Stamford Board of Education Candidates Forum 2021 Thursday, October 7 from 7 to 9 pm via Zoom The recording of this event is now available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDapXYk8ejI  …

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Alliance For Black Achievement Board of Education Candidates Forum

Join the Alliance for Black Achievement to hear from Board of Education Candidates about their beliefs and priorities concerning Stamford Public Schools' Black Students. Monday, September 27th from 6pm-7pm Via Zoom https ://zoom. us/j/96977 424049?pwd=YUJCVU…

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UniteCT Helps Connecticut Households Affected by COVID-19 With Rent & Utilities

UniteCT provides up to $15,000 rental assistance and up to $1,500 electricity payment assistance to Connecticut households financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is administered by the Department of Housing on behalf of…

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Bridge to College End of Program Celebration 2021

Please join us in celebrating our students' accomplishments! This event will be held via Zoom. Tuesday, August 24, 2021 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm To register, click here. To download the flyer, click here.  

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2021 Summer Enrichment Program Summary

To download a copy of the Summer Enrichment Program Summary, click here. Thank you for participating in our first ever afternoon enrichment program. We appreciate your patience. Scroll down to learn about the activities provided…

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This Week’s Minority-Owned Business Spotlight – Signature Event Design

KATSIA AUGUSTIN Event Designer Extraordinaire Katsia Augustin, lovingly referred to as Kay, is the chief inspirer and founder of Signature Event Design (SED). She received her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Interior Design at the…

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This Week’s Minority-Owned Business Spotlight – Jazzie’s Soul Food Cuisine

Jazziez Soul Food Cuisine is focused on providing excellent service with the highest levels of customer satisfaction – we will do everything we can to meet your expectations. With a variety of offerings to choose…

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This Week’s Minority-Owned Business Spotlight – Qixby Consulting LLC

Qixby Consulting helps clients optimize their investment in the digital strategy by using a holistic approach to develop core capabilities across various areas such as, Marketing, Operations, Customer Service activities , and to define innovative…

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Reengaging Students Through Summer Learning

This article was originally published on the StriveTogether website. This summer, after more than a year of enduring social isolation and schooling disruptions, students across the nation finally have the opportunity to reengage with their…

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Exploring Race Through Conversation

Recorded videos are available for the following sessions: October 22nd | Session One | Community Adverse Experiences December 15th | Session Three | Becoming an Anti-Racist Organization January 19th | Session Four | Faith Through…

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This Week’s Minority-Owned Business Spotlight – La Perle Restaurant & Bar

La Perle Restaurant & Bar La Perle treats guests to a modern interpretation of the quality and simplicity of Great American Cuisine infused with Caribbean Flavors. We enhance nature’s local bounty with our progressive approach…

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This Week’s Minority-Owned Business Spotlight – Bombshell Studios

Bombshell Studios Bombshell studios is home to the HOLLYWOOD (HD) LACE and carries the Finest Quality Virgin hair. Located inside STAMFORD TOWN CENTER, we are NORMALIZING LUXURY for all women by providing quality products and…

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Raise A Reader

Stamford Cradle to Career is working with community partners, including the Ferguson Library, to promote ways that all parents can raise children who love to read! About Raise a Reader Families can practice five simple…

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Restorative Practices – June and July Sessions 2021

June/July 2021 Trainings All sessions conducted virtually by School Climate expert Jo Ann Freiberg. All trainings are open to educators, parents, and community partners. School Climate June 18, 21-22 • 9 am to 12:30 pm…

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Stamford Summer Literacy Initiative 2021

This summer we are going to help your child continue to read and find ways to make it fun! The Stamford Summer Literacy Initiative is a FREE program that provides reading support and a literacy-rich…

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Bridge to College Registration

Bridge to College Bridge to College is a free program that provides as-needed resources, support, and guidance to prospective students between high school graduation and the first day of college classes. Check out the Bridge…

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Supporting Early Literacy Outside of School – Resources from the 2021 Sessions

SPS District Assessments/Online Programs February 24th Session Recording of the session can be viewed here (passcode is 2*YBw+mb) Take a Feedback Survey on the session here We encourage families/community partners to use Sora,  Stamford PreK-5…

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StriveTogether | 2021 Quarter One Network Offerings

Save the date! Register for Network Training offered by the national StriveTogether Network. Offerings designed to support your strategies and leadership. Connect and learn from Cradle to Career Network members, working to improve outcomes for…

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Race and Equity – The Third Rail: Mobilizing for Impact

Pre-registration required. Open to DOMUS and SSAR communities. Limited to 22 participants. Drawing upon national and local real-life examples, this workshop will help attendees examine the importance of: Understanding what Community Organizing is. Recognizing your…

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Community Racial Justice

Recorded videos are available for the following sessions: October 22nd | Community Adverse Experiences December 15th | Becoming an Anti-Racist Organization January 19th |Faith Through the Lens of Race January 26th | Seeking the Beloved…

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