HealthWise 2008: General support for a health fair providing free health screenings to all attendees. (Approximately 300 + men, women, and children annually).
Rural Mental Health Initiative: To expand case management services into northwestern CT to identify, engage and work with individuals with severe mental illness to connect them to services and employment opportunities.
Community Education and Outreach Project: To fund a program providing prevention education in the Goshen and Warren school systems about bullying/teasing, dating and domestic violence and sexual assault.
Parent Educator Birth to 3: To support training additional people to conduct parenting skills workshops with parents of very young children using the Parents as Teacher curriculum in collaboration with a New York based day care facility.
Healthcare4every1 Campaign: To optimize activities promoting a policy proposal for health care reform that would provide comprehensive, quality and affordable health coverage for Connecticut residents.
Respect: Promoting Healthy Relationships in Region #1 Grades 5-8: To fund an education program helping students understand the components of healthy & unhealthy relationships while introducing positive ways of respecting and interacting with each other.