Shaking the Foundation - Blog

Why Do Some Kids End Up in the Juvenile Justice System? Part II

The blown-up copy of a child’s final report card gave an overall grade of “F,” which was written in large text and circled. The teacher’s comment? “Have a great summer!” When Martha Stone, Executive Director of the Center for Children’s Advocacy (CCA), visited the Connecticut Health … more >

September 28, 2012

Guest Post: Let’s Face It-Real Conversations Require More than 140 Characters

Do you tweet-up? A tweet-up is when people who know each other through Twitter social media meet up in real life to get to know each other better. It's a great way to network and to deepen relationships beyond 140 characters at a time. Today I'm on the Communications Network blog talking about the Social … more >

September 20, 2012

A Quiet Disparity: Brandon’s Story

Brandon is the four-year-old nephew of Daileann Hemmings, RN, BSN, MSN, and Connecticut Health Leadership Fellow Class of 2012. He wants you to know that he is going to a new school this year, and he likes to make “Spiderman fingers” when having his picture taken. He also has Sickle Cell Disease … more >

September 11, 2012

It's a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Today’s post was written by Carol Pollack, Vice President of Finance and Operations. In an earlier blog, Patricia Baker told you about the review the Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) is undertaking at the mid-point of our ten year strategic plan . As with any group or family looking at … more >

CT Health News Stand August 24, 2012

With autumn approaching, everyone here is trying to finish up their summer reading. Or rather, that's my hunch as to why there was a burst of reading-related email in my inbox.   Elizabeth Krause recommends " It's Time to be Fearless ." Says Elizabeth, "This piece got me reflecting on … more >

August 24, 2012