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.

Youth Leadership Internship

Are you a Stamford public high school student interested in a paid internship? JOIN STAMFORD CRADLE TO CAREER YOUTH LEADERSHIP! No academic requirements or skills needed! Earn Money! Gain Experience! Make a Difference! Stamford Cradle…

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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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Restorative Practices Trainings, Winter 2022

In partnership with Norwalk Acts, Stamford Cradle to Career is offering the following Restorative Practices Trainings in January and February 2022. School Climate Training January 27 & 28, 2022 8:30 am –2pm (Virtual) Register here.…

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Early Childhood Professional Development Series

Health & Safety in Early Childhood Programs Learn how to identity common childhood illnesses, safety, and emergencies and how best to create a healthy and safe environment for young children in your program. Presenters: Nathalie…

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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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