Rachel Bonsignore is this week’s guest on the Raising Rochester podcast. Rachel is the Executive Director of Liftoff Western NY, an initiative to ensure all young children in Western NY are ready for Kindergarten. She and Pete Nabozny discuss Liftoff’s origins and the effort’s key issues areas. They also highlight some promising local efforts to better support young children in different parts of western New York.
Liftoff Western NY
Strong Starts Chautauqua
Cost of Child Care Study in Erie County
Help Me Grow NY
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