New Haven, Connecticut
All Our Kin (AOK) has been training low-income parents to become childcare providers in a rigorous, nine-month program where they work hands-on with their own children in an onsite lab school. AOK launched the Family Child Care Network in 2002, a program, which promotes quality, through assessments, professional development, and home visits, and provides critically needed legal and business supports. The Male Involvement Network (MIN), established by the New Haven Family Alliance (NHFA), provides a comprehensive service system, helping fathers to become nurturing and responsible forces in their children’s lives. The Olin-Yale-Bayer-New Haven Public Schools Science Fair Program is a year-round educational effort that provides a sense of excitement related to using inquiry-based hands-on science experiences, helps students develop skills in critical thinking, promotes scientific literacy and provides a firm foundation in various science-related fields in early states of a student’s education.