Shaking the Foundation - Blog

Bridging the Family-School Gap with iCARE

It’s important to spot mental or behavioral health problems early in children, identifying and intervening before they need more intense treatment or end up in the juvenile justice system. The Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) believes in taking a community-based approach to reaching children at … more >

May 1, 2012

9 Quick Takeaways from Social Slam

Last Friday, I attended Social Slam , a social media conference in Knoxville, TN. This conference is geared toward business folks. So why did I attend? My Twitter friends attend, and it’s a great chance to see & meet many of them all at once. As I’m fond of quoting someone whose name escapes … more >

April 30, 2012

Advocacy in Action: A Focus On Process for a State Basic Health Program

Last year, CT Health awarded four organizations grants to promote the generation of health policy advocacy research that would be used to: advance the policy agenda or advocacy strategy of the grantee organization inform CT Health’s policy agenda and programmatic objectives inform … more >

April 24, 2012

The Final Stretch

Today's guest post was written by Alison Johnson, consultant to the Connecticut Health Foundation. With just over two weeks left in the legislative session, we pause to look at some of the less well known (?) legislative proposals that are still alive and moving through the process, along with other … more >

April 23, 2012

Saying Goodbye

Today's guest post was written by Ben Rodriguez, Program Officer at CT Health and Health Leadership Fellow Class of 2010. As you may have heard, I’ve decided to leave my position at the Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health). Several months ago, soon after having twins, I began to feel that itch to … more >

April 20, 2012