Our mission is to build a thriving Connecticut with racial equity and economic security for all people.

what we do

At SVP CT, we work alongside our Community Partners (public, private, and nonprofit leaders) to reenvision, design, and implement systems that deliver equitable results for all people.

 To learn more please read our Strategic Plan.

how we work

"We have become stronger because of the support of SVP. They are...doing the things we don't have capacity for. It's passionate people with great minds and the interest to see a better Connecticut."

Our engaged staff and community of Volunteer Partners give their time, talent, and resources to provide staffing capacity, technical expertise, and thought partnership to our Community Partners. 

Where we focus

Through a lens of racial equity, we focus on two sectors:

early childhood education

Early Childhood Education (ECE) enables children, families and our communities to thrive. SVP CT believes strongly that all of CT’s children should have access to quality ECE and in the critical importance of provider workforce.

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workforce development

Workforce development refers to efforts aimed at equipping people with the skills, knowledge, and abilities needed to thrive in quality jobs and meet the needs of the labor market.

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The Paper Ceiling

In April, with Connecticut Business and Industry Association, the Office of Workforce Strategy, and others, SVP co-sponsored the Workforce Development Summit where our Executive Director,

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