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
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.
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.
Community Partner Highlight: EMERGE Connecticut ™
For the first time in his adult life, Juan was given a key. He had just begun a job with a local nonprofit and he
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,
Volunteer Partner Highlight: Stacey Goodwin
“With SVP, I’ve had the chance to work behind the scenes with nonprofits in a way that enables others to continue to provide vital services throughout our state…it’s been incredibly rewarding,” says Stacey.