Shaking the Foundation - Blog

Answers to Questions About Our Open Request for Proposal

Today's post was written by Yolanda Caldera-Durant, senior program officer at the Connecticut Health Foundation. The Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) held two informational sessions in Bridgeport on March 18 and in Hartford on March 26, 2014 to discuss the Diverse Advocacy and Consumer … more >

April 14, 2014

In the News: “No Wrong Door” For Health Insurance: Latinos Stand To Gain

“Sometimes the consumer just doesn’t know where to go,” Krause said. “The lack of awareness is higher in the Latino population, but it’s the job of the system to reach out to people to help them. People talk about healthcare insurance as a marathon and not a sprint.” Robert Cyr of … more >

March 12, 2014

In the News: New Issue Brief Supporting Children's Mental Health

The Keep the Promise (KtP) Coalition submitted a piece to The Hartford Courant about our children's mental health initiative. Early identification and early intervention prevention were at the heart of what we had wanted to accomplish. Our two sites, iCARE (Identifying Children and Responding Early) in … more >

March 10, 2014

Last Year, I Volunteered for the Mission of Mercy. This year, I'm going back for more.

Today’s post was written by Maryland Grier, senior communications officer at the Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health). I really couldn’t believe my eyes. It was 5 a.m. and hundreds of people were standing in line in the pouring rain for hours so that they could receive free dental care … more >

March 6, 2014

Closing One Door, and Opening Another

You may know me as Nancy Nolan, Grants Manager. Or if you’re one of our Health Leadership Fellows, you may know me as the Fellows Program Coordinator. For my 14 years at the foundation, I’ve been one or both of these, and at one time I wore all the ‘hats’ as office manager. Me in the front … more >

February 25, 2014