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All Our Kin   2016   2015   2013   2012   2011   2010   2009   2008   2005
All Our Kin trains, supports, and sustains community child care providers to ensure that children and families have the foundation they need to succeed in school and in life. Through their programs, child care professionals succeed as business owners; working parents find stable, high-quality care for their children; and children gain an educational foundation that lays the groundwork for achievement in school and beyond.

2016

Exploratory Grants: Inspiring School Equity
Inspiring Equity Through Anti-Bias Work in Early Childhood$74,609

A pilot training series in anti-bias education for family child care provider who are members of All Our Kin Network, in combination with a parallel training series in anti-bias education for All Our Kin staff members and a video vignette project lifting up the voices of their providers.

2015

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Building an Inclusive Child Care System: Laying the Foundation for All Providers, Children and Families to Succeed$75,000

1. Build an early childhood system at the state and local levels with communities as full partners, from creating the vision to implementation. 2. Work to raise awareness about the critical role of family child care and to mobilize key stakeholders around the importance of family child care programs. Advocate for policies and systems that support and incentivize quality in family child care programs throughout CT. 3. Expand the supply, quality, and sustainability of licensed family child care programs in selected communities across the state, increasing the availability of safe, healthy, quality child care option for children and families. 4. Continue to evaluate AOK's work and the outcomes for providers and communities. 5. Equip existing network of family child care providers and families with language and tools needed to engage fully in conversations and advocacy around racism, poverty and structural inequality. 6. Focus internally on understanding their strengths and weaknesses around inclusivity and diversity with support from Co-Creating Effective and Inclusive Organizations (CEIO). 7. Support providers to fully participate in advocacy efforts on their own terms.

2013

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Expanding High Quality Infant-Toddler Care in CT: Sharing the All Our Kin Model$75,000

All Our Kin proposes to further expand its work on behalf of family child care providers, solidifying their regional work in Bridgeport and adjoining towns, and extending their reach to Stamford and southern Fairfield county. They have two key advocacy goals for the coming year: to work towards the creation and implementation of a statewide vision and strategic plan for incorporating family child care into Connecticut?s early childhood system; and to raise awareness of the critical role of family child care providers, lifting up the voices of the providers themselves and the children and families that they serve.

2012

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Expanding High Quality Infant-Toddler Care in CT: Sharing the All Our Kin Model$75,000

All Our Kin proposes to further expand its work on behalf of family child care providers, solidifying their regional work in Bridgeport and adjoining towns, and identifying a new site for expansion in the fourth quarter of 2013. Their primary advocacy goal for the coming year is to support the creation of an inclusive child care system that respects and acknowledges the work of family child care providers.

2011

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Expanding High-Quality Infant-Toddler Care in CT$75,000

All Our Kin proposes to further expand its work on behalf of family child care providers, using a four-prong approach to building capacity in Discovery communities across the state: (1) continuing the expansion of the Family Child Care Tool Kit Licensing program; (2) building a regional family child care network in the Bridgeport-Norwalk area; (3) grounding communities in the basics of the All Our Kin model of coaching and consultation; and (4) advocating for policies and systems that support and incentivize quality in family child care programs throughout Connecticut.

2010

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Expanding High-Quality Infant-Toddler Care in CT$75,000

All Our Kin is expanding its work on behalf of family child care providers, using a four-prong approach to building capacity in Discovery communities across the state: (1) replicating the highly successful Toolkit licensing project; (2) grounding communities in the basics of the All Our Kin model of coaching and consultation; (3) partnering with Discovery communities to begin laying the foundations for family child care networks; and (4) exploring avenues for advocacy and education on behalf of family child care providers and the children and families that they serve.

2009

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Expanding High-Quality Infant-Toddler Care in CT$50,000

All Our Kin will partner with a selected Discovery community to launch a pilot consultation and capacity-building effort.

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Expansion Planning Project$20,000

All Our Kin will work to share its knowledge and strategies with other communities in a thoughtful and respectful manner that will allow for communication and dialogue. The business plan will outline the activities involved in replicating the network in other communities; the time required from both All Our Kin staff and staff at the new locations; and the projected cost of replication.

Director's Discretionary Fund
Evaluation Funding$5,000

2008

Director's Discretionary Fund
Revolving Loan Fund$5,000

2005

Director's Discretionary Fund
Internship Stipend$3,000