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.

Facing Racism in Stamford

Facing Racism in Stamford Wednesdays from 6 to 7:45 p.m. May 22 & 29 June 5, 12 & 26 Main Library, DiMattia Building A five-part series of dialogues uniting Stamford residents, where we will learn…

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Stamford Early Childhood Fair 2024

Join us on Saturday, May 4, 2024 Mill River Park – Carousel Lawn (Rain Date, May 5th) Come learn about the many preschool and family home daycare programs in Stamford and explore numerous health, education…

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SC2C Sparkler February Incentive

Let's Celebrate Friendship in February with Sparkler   To celebrate friendship in February, Stamford Cradle to Career is excited to announce the "SC2C Sparkler Incentive." Sparkler is free to download from the App Store or…

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SC2C Better Together 2024

MULTI-SERIES CONVENING 2024 SC2C Teen Fair: Friday, April 5, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Boys & Girls Club, 347 Stillwater Avenue, Stamford, CT Calling all teen students! Dive into fun at our Teen Fair featuring…

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February Professional Development

Professional Development for the Month of February   State Education Resource Center: SERC in collaboration with the CSDE will develop and present bi-weekly Talk Tuesday sessions. Talk Tuesdays are a "drop-in" networking opportunity that provides…

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Black History Month

Honoring African Americans and the Arts: A Celebration of Black History Month   Honoring African Americans and the Arts: A Black History Celebration. Embrace the rich contributions to arts by African Americans. Join us in…

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Stamford Pre-School Resources & Links

  Pre-School Resources   Birth to Three: Supporting families to enhance their child’s development and connect to their communities.  Click here to learn more   Sparkler: Sparkler is a mobile app that helps parents to check…

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SC2C Designated as a “Systems Change” Cradle to Career Network Member

STAMFORD RECOGNIZED FOR GETTING BETTER RESULTS FOR YOUTH   In recognition of its impact on the lives of youth across Stamford, StriveTogether designated Stamford Cradle to Career as a “Systems Change” Cradle to Career Network…

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ALICE Enrichment Fund Information Session

Sesión informativa sobre Fondos de Enriquecimiento ALICE Jueves, 11 de Enero a las 6:30 PM Familias cualificadas ALICE®(Asset Limited Constrained Employed) pueden recibir $500 por hijo. Aprenda cómo inscribir a su hijo. La sesión tendrá…

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Diversity Calendar 2024

With this diversity calendar, we can celebrate our differences, the many cultures and religions, cultivating respect and open-mindedness for everyone. Besides uniting us, we see how much more we have in common than differences. Celebrating…

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Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK 2024 Events   Martin Luther King Jr. Family Craft  Saturday, January 13 2024. From 10:30am to 11:30am Celebrate Dr. King by creating a scroll depicting his six principles of nonviolence. Location: South End Branch…

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January Professional Development

Professional Development for the Month of January   State Education Resource Center: SERC in collaboration with the CSDE will develop and present bi-weekly Talk Tuesday sessions. Talk Tuesdays are a "drop-in" networking opportunity that provides…

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Grupo de Juego para Bebés y Niños Pequeños

Grupo de Juego Mensual de Sparkler en Español  Sabado, 16 de Diciembre de 10:30am - 11:15am   Grupo de Juego Mensual de Sparkler, la aplicación de desarrollo infantil para familias con niños pequeños. La diversión…

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The Season of Giving

The Giving Season is here! This is a time of year when community members are encouraged to help others in need, especially children. To further their missions, nonprofit organizations are seeking volunteers, Christmas donations for…

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December Professional Development

Professional Development for the Month of December   State Education Resource Center: SERC in collaboration with the CSDE will develop and present bi-weekly Talk Tuesday sessions. Talk Tuesdays are a "drop-in" networking opportunity that provides…

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Explore All Your Options

Explore All Your Options:    How to Find a Job: A Step-by-Step Guide: Looking for a job involves several key elements: networking, crafting effective résumés and cover letters, conducting research, and more. To ensure you…

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SC2C Sparkler Incentive

End of the Year Sparkler Incentive   Stamford Cradle to Career is excited to announce an end-of-year "SC2C Sparkler Incentive". Download the app and complete the ASQ to earn $20. Current members can also earn…

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La Importancia de las Visitas Universitarias y Ferias de Colegios

Reunión Especial para Padres y Estudiantes   ¡Empieza temprano y prepara tu futuro con éxito! Padres y estudiantes, ¡están cordialmente invitados! Es una oportunidad excelente para aprender y hacer preguntas. ¡No te pierdas este evento…

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Dual Language Immersion Program

DUAL LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM IN SPANISH/ENGLISH   Give your child the gift of bilingualism & biliteracy! Stamford Public Schools is planning to offer a Spanish/English dual language immersion program starting in kindergarten in the 2024-2025…

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To Give is to Receive

  Thanksgiving is a time to Give Thanks   This Thanksgiving, we are thankful for those who can give during the holiday season, whether it be a monetary donation or a helping hand. We are…

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November Professional Development

Professional Development for the Month of November   UCONN Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Education, Research and Service: Behavior Management Policy Presentation Wednesday, November 15th, 3:00-4:00 PM (ET) Join us for this virtual presentation…

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is a month-long celebration   Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came…

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Stamford Preschool Program Available

Starting Fall 2023   The Stamford Preschool Program is a collaboration of the Stamford early childhood community. For questions or to register, email: schoolreadiness@stamfordct.gov High-quality play-based early education program For children ages 3-5 (Stamford residents)…

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Fatherhood Family Engagement Event

Joins us to celebrate fatherhood!   The Greater Stamford Parenting Partnership is excited you will join us for our first Fatherhood Family Engagement Event on October 14, 2023 from 10am-12pm at Lione Park at 325…

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October Professional Development

Professional Development for the Month of October   Teaching Beyond the Square: Learning Through Block Play with Jean Schreiber, Thursday, October 19th, 5:30-7:00 PM (ET) Do certain children in your class monopolize the block corner?…

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Stamford Board of Education Candidates Forums 2023

Four Stamford BOE seats will be decided on Election Day   Angela Lorenti Memorial Candidate Forum   Thursday, October 26 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm 2023 Angela Lorenti Memorial Board of Education Candidate Forum on Thursday,…

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School Based Health Centers

Open to All   School Based Health Centers (SBHC) are free-standing medical centers located in seven high and middle schools in Stamford, as well as Kids in Crisis in Greenwich. Staffed by licensed nurse practitioners,…

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Back to School Resources 2023 – 2024

  Resources for Families and Students Family and Community Engagement Facilitators After School Care    School Calendar (SPS) 2023-2024 School Calendar   Office of Family & Community Engagement (SPS) Mike Meyer Director of Family and…

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Bridge to College Workshop Videos

Bridge to College Workshops 2023 Our Bridge to College workshops were a great success this year, and we are grateful to all the students who attended. There were many great presenters and topics to choose…

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Stamford Community Schools

Community Schools is a local engagement strategy that creates and coordinates opportunities with its public school to accelerate student success. It serves as a vehicle for hyper-local decision-making that responds to the unique needs of…

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Free Breakfast & Lunch

Stamford Public Schools will be participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)   Stamford Public Schools will be participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) as part of the National School Lunch Program for school…

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Back To School Events

2023 - 2024 New School Year Connecticut’s tax-free Back to School Shopping Connecticut’s tax-free holiday takes place from Aug. 20 to Aug. 26, 2023. It’s a great time to save on all of your kids’…

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BIPOC Mental Health Month

July is National BlPOC Mental Health Awareness Month Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Mental Health Awareness Month is held in July. It was previously referred to as Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, but Mental…

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2023 Bridge to College Workshops

Bridge to College Workshops We are looking forward to having you join our Bridge to College workshops this year! We have a lot of great presenters and topics for you to engage in. Getting the…

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Support Literacy & Learning Workshop

Support Literacy & Learning Over the Summer in Fun Ways!   “Summer slide” is the tendency for students to lose some of the achievement gains they made during the previous school year. So let’s talk…

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AFBA – Summer Program

Alliance for Black Achievement’s summer program for Black students who are rising 8th-12th graders Did you know that almost 12% of all Black students in the Stamford Public Schools receive at least one suspension or…

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Summer Reading List 2023

Summer reading lists for grades PK/K through 8th Summer is an ideal time to cultivate your student's interest in reading and improve their reading abilities.The following are some reading recommendations and/or assignments for SPS students…

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2023 SC2C Youth Leadership Interns

Meet our 2023 Interns   Welcome to our 2023 SC2C Youth Leadership Interns! Stamford Cradle to Career is proud to offer its internship program as an educational opportunity. By participating in it, students gain experience…

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Juneteenth Celebrations

On June 19, 1865, two-and-a-half years after President Lincoln declared the Emancipation Proclamation, enslaved people in Galveston, Texas, finally learned they were free from Major General Gordon Granger, marking Juneteenth as the longest-running known celebration…

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Diversity Calendar 2023

With this diversity calendar, we can celebrate our differences, the many cultures and religions, cultivating respect and open-mindedness for everyone. Besides uniting us, we see how much more we have in common than differences. Celebrating…

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June is Pride Month

Stamford Pride Events   June 1 - Flag Raising at the Stamford Government Center June 1- Pride Lights, 8:30 pm at Old Town Hall June 9 - Rainbow Rave — with a live DJ, karaoke…

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Supporting Social Emotional Wellness for Caregivers and Students

Learn About How to Support Social Emotional Wellness for You and Your Children Join us for a parent workshop led by Child Guidance Center of Southern CT. The workshop will share how to support social emotional…

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Stamford Public Schools Graduation Dates

Graduation and Moving-up Ceremonies.   Adult education graduation - June 1 Elementary school moving-up ceremonies - June 12 Middle school moving-up ceremonies - June 14 High school graduations - June 13 Stamford High School graduation…

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Join Our Parent Advisory

SC2C Parent Advisory   SC2C is seeking parents and caregivers to serve on our Parent Advisory. The Parent Advisory will work with our Community Engagement Manager and Parent Ambassadors to build parent membership and share…

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Summer Camps 2023

PRE-K: Waterford.org: Waterford Upstart Summer Learning Path- Summer Learning Path is an at-home PreK learning program for children the summer before kindergarten. Your child will love learning with fun activities that teach reading, math, and…

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Scholarship Opportunities 2023

CT Students for a Dream: Are you an Undocumented Student living in Connecticut or an Educator Supporting Undocumented Students? In 2018, dope and powerful leaders at CT Students for a Dream fought together with educators and…

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Board of Education Meetings

2023 - 2024 School Year Regular Meeting Dates Board meetings Regular monthly board meetings are generally held on the 4th Tuesday of each month and always start at 7:00 p.m.   January 24, 2023 February…

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Join Our Team

SC2C Community Engagement Manager   Under the supervision of the VP of Strategy and Operations, the SC2C Community Engagement Manager (CEM) will implement a core strategy of Stamford Cradle to Career (SC2C) to authentically engage…

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Stamford Unites Convening 2023 – Recap

  COMMUNITY PARTNERS CONVENING PRESENTATION:   Overall Convening Presentation Stamford Unites 2023 Video Stamford Public School - District Overview 2022-2023   BREAKOUT SESSIONS:   Stamford Full-Service Community Schools Building Full Service Community Schools in Stamford …

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Stamford Early Childhood Fair 2023

Join us on Saturday, May 27, 2023 Mill River Park - Whittingham Discovery Center Patio Come learn about the many preschool and family home daycare programs in Stamford and explore numerous health, education and social…

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Youth Leadership Internship 2023

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…

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SC2C Annual Community Report 2022

  Stamford Cradle to Career (SC2C) equips our community partners with the knowledge and resources needed to influence future outcomes. With a focus on evidence-based decision-making, our work is driven by data but guided by…

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Applying For College

Getting your college application noticed requires some effort. Stand out by understanding the process and staying organized. There are many components: tests, essays, recommendations, and transcripts, each with its own deadline. Don't miss any deadlines;…

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Meet the 2023 Community Partners Convening Presenters

Meet our Presenters   Welcome Speakers:  Nadene McKenzie Reid - Chair, Executive Team, Stamford Cradle to Career  Mayor Caroline Simmons - City of Stamford  Dr. Tamu Lucero - Superintendent, Stamford Public Schools  Edith Presley -…

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Food For Thought

SNAP 101 Trainings: We will be hosting a series of “SNAP 101” trainings, in partnership with End Hunger CT!, that will occur monthly in both English and Spanish. Join these trainings to learn the tools,…

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SC2C Stamford Unites Community Collective

JOIN US FOR OUR MULTI-SERIES COMMUNITY COLLECTIVE: March 10, 21 & April 11   SC2C Teen Fair Friday, March 10, 2023, 4:30pm - 6:30pm Youth Networking Raffle & Games Information & Resources Food and refreshments…

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The Civics of Education: Policy & Change

Did you ever wonder what policy is?   When’s the last time you questioned something and were met with the response, “That’s the policy”? Did you ever wonder what policy is, who makes the policy,…

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Honor Black History with the Love of Reading

Honor and celebrate Black history with the Love of Reading   YOU CAN FIND ONE OF THE BOOKS BELOW AT THE FERGUSON LIBRARY BY CLICKING HERE   FINISH THE FIGHT: Veronica Chambers, The Staff of The…

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Events to Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK Weekend Events   Saturday, January 14, 2023 Movie: 11Making Black America: Through the Grapevine, from 12:30 to 2:00PM A 4-part series Episode 1: 1/14/2023 Episodes 2: 1/21/23, Episode 3: 1/28/23 & Episode 4: 2/4/23…

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2023 Bridge to College Sign up

DATE OF BRIDGE TO COLLEGE PROGRAM: JUNE-SEPTEMBER 2023   If you are interested in learning more about the program and participating in the program, please fill out the form below! If you have questions about…

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Early Childhood Job Fair

The event is free and open to the public Join us on Saturday, March 11 from 9:00am to 3:00pm at the Early Childhood Job Fair. Representatives from 20 local early childhood businesses and organizations will…

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Professional Development Resources

Recordings and Resources   SC2C offers professional development opportunities for staff of community centers, after-school programs, and summer camps. Facilitators from the Stamford Public School provide classroom curriculum information to staff of these organizations. Students…

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Positive Strategies for Supporting All Students

Winter Professional Development Training for Positive Strategies for Supporting All Students 0-5 Early Childhood - Positive Strategies for Supporting All Students.    Learn Strategies and get your questions answered about how to support all students…

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Help Your Student Learn to Read

Parent workshop led by Stamford Public Schools. The workshop shared how the school district teaches reading in grades K-3, how to understand the literacy assessment and report card, and about resources you can use at…

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Winter Professional Development

Professional Development for the Month of March   Teaching Beyond the Square: Materials Series: Wire VIDEOCHAT with Robin Koo, Wednesday, March 1st, 3:00-4:00 PM (ET) oin us for the first videochat in our materials series,…

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Angela Lorenti Memorial Stamford Board of Education Candidate Forum 2022

BOE Forum presented on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 via Zoom   During the Angela Lorenti Memorial Board of Education Candidate Forum, parents of Stamford Public School learned more about the candidates and issues that matter…

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Early Grade Reading Professional Development Series 2022-2023

Supporting Early Literacy Outside of School (4 Part Series) Stamford Public Schools (SPS) will share an overview of the early literacy curriculum and hand-on practice with strategies and tools used during the school day. This…

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Books for our Stamford Students!

Help us celebrate the life of Lavone Roberson Please consider donating "Nia Means Purpose", one of the children’s books that Lavone wrote, to a 3rd grade classroom. Our goal is to give one book to…

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Raising Highly Capable Kids Parenting Program (Spanish)

Cómo Criar Niños Altamente Capaces   Este programa de crianza esta basado en evidencia de 13 semanas desarrollado para construir familias más fuertes al empoderar a los padres con la confianza, las herramientas y las…

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Join Our Team

College and Career Readiness Manager   The College and Career Readiness Manager will play an integral role on the Stamford Cradle to Career (SC2C) backbone team. They will co-facilitate the Transition to Postsecondary, College, and…

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Waterford Upstart Info Sessions

Waterford Upstart Info Sessions from Nov. 2 & Nov. 3   Waterford Upstart is an online early learning program that teaches children the basic skills they need to excel in reading, math, and science—all in…

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Empowering Kids to Grow up Successfully in a Digital World

  DISTRACTED, DISORGANIZED, AND DISTRAUGHT Empowering kids to grow up successfully in a digital world WEDNESDAY,OCTOBER 12TH TIME:6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Join us together to learn: To better understand the impact of growing up in…

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Raising Highly Capable Kids Facilitator Training

Raising Highly Capable Kids Facilitator Training: Sept 13th Join Stamford Cradle to Career on September 13th at the Ferguson Library for the Raising Highly Capable Kids Facilitator Training. Stamford Cradle to Career in partnership with…

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Back to School Resources

  Resources for Families and Students Family and Community Engagement Facilitators After School Care    School Calendar (SPS) 2022-2023 School Calendar   Office of Family & Community Engagement (SPS) Mike Meyer Director of Family and…

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Raising Highly Capable Kids Casting

Vision Casting for Raising Highly Capable Kids: Sept 6th   Attending the vision casting (Via Zoom) is required before attending the full facilitator training on September 13th.  This vision casting/ facilitator event is designed to…

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Raising Strong Healthy Kids

  Raising Strong Healthy Kids Children need an adequate, healthy diet during the early stages of development in order to develop the skills that will help them succeed in school, including memory skills, emotional stability,…

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New Parent Resources

New Parent Resource Bundle Package The purpose of this New Parent Resource Bundle Package is to give families the full access to resources that are free and available to them throughout the city of Stamford.…

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Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

During the month of July, we observe National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Developed by Mental Health America, the purpose of this observance each year is to bring attention to the multiple and unique types…

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2022 Bridge to College Workshops

Bridge to College Workshops We are so excited for you to join our Bridge to College workshops this year! We have amazing presenters and topics for you to engage with. It is important to gain…

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Raising Highly Capable Kids

Facilitator Training: Raising Highly Capable Kids (via Zoom) Stamford Cradle to Career in partnership with the Faith Education Coalition will  provide a training to increase parents' knowledge and skill level of the 49 developmental assets…

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SC2C Parent Advisory 2022-2023

Meet our Parent Advisory 2022-2023 ! Latoya Pratt - She's a member of PLTI Class 2022 and she's also the treasurer of Jackie Robinson Park of Fame, Inc., a community-based organization in Stamford.  Latoya is…

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Summer Literacy Coaches & Resources

Let's Learn and Have Fun! Literacy Coaches will provide academic support for reading to children in summer camp at Boys & Girls Club, ROSCCO & INTEMPO. They will also provide individual and group coaching on…

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What Does Bullying Really Mean?

June 6, 2022 6:00 pm –7:30 pm (Virtual) What qualifies as bullying?  Do you want schools to be safer for our children? Together, let's work to stop bullying!   Webinar led by noted school climate…

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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

The CT Police Accountability Law Forum: Fact & Fiction   June 25th - Watch Video What's in the CT Police Accountability Bill? Why is this law important? See photos of the June 25th event here…

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2022 Bridge to College Sign up

Signup Form in Spanish Signup Form in Haitian Creole Loading…

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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

PRE-K: Sparkler Camp: Sparkler is offering an eight-week virtual camp starting July 4, 2022.  Camp activities are for parents/caregivers and children from 1.5 years old through 5 years old.  Each week, you’ll find five off-screen…

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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, August 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 for…

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Positive Strategies for Supporting All Students for Parents & Caregivers

Join us for our Training for Positive Strategies for Supporting All Students 0-5 Early Childhood - Positive Strategies for Supporting All Students Training for Parents and Caregivers    Learn Strategies and get your questions answered…

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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…

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