Brighton Center was selected by 2GenACT coordinated by The Aspen Institute Community Strategies Group in collaboration with W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Annie E. Casey Foundation, and Aspen Ascend to host the first blended site visit of this kind nationally. On October 24-26, teams from around the nation came together to learn how they can implement 2Gen strategies at their organizations.
“It’s about starting by building on the strengths of families, rather than their weaknesses,” says Melissa Hall Sommer, senior director for Family Economic Success at Northern Kentucky’s Brighton Center, Inc. “When you look at it from that perspective, it changes how you proceed. It makes you ask, ‘How do you then sustain those elements (that are working)?’"
Brighton Center will showcase its innovative approach to advancing a two-generation strategy to create opportunities for whole families to reach self-sufficiency at a national peer-learning site visit from Wednesday October 24 through Friday October 26.Continue reading »
You would never know the obstacles Sophia Depenbrock has had to overcome if you met her today.Continue reading »
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Early Scholars Child Development Center gets coveted 5-Star rating
Brighton Center’s Early Scholars Child Development Center has obtained a 5-Star rating awarded from Kentucky All Stars. Early Scholars is the on-site child development center at Northern Kentucky Scholar House in Newport.
Kentucky All Stars is a quality rating and improvement system serving all early child care and education programs that receive public funding in the state. Early Scholars received the highest rating obtainable through exceptional standards met by early childhood care and education programs.Continue reading »