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Here you can learn all about the work we’re doing, our latest initiatives, partners, upcoming events, and much more.

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Jumpstart for a Day at CCSU

NEW BRITAIN, NJ (April 21, 2017) — Central Connecticut State University’s had a great start to the weekend celebrating their annual Jumpstart for a Day event on Friday morning. Jumpstart CCSU


  • Read for the Record 2017

    Thursday, October 19 at

    Join the millions of children and adults who’ll be participating in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record® this year! Jumpstart is celebrating the 12th anniversary of its annual campaign, which gathers over 2 million people together around the world to read the same book on the same day. Read for the...

  • New York Fall Luncheon

    Tuesday, November 14|11:45 am - 2:00 pm at

    We're gearing up to celebrate another Fall Luncheon in New York!  Our annual event gathers readers and book lovers together to shine a spotlight on the school-readiness crisis and helps to raise funds to support the work done by Jumpstart to close the educational achievement gap. The Luncheon's Writers Panel features a...

Jumpstart Connecticut is an AmeriCorps*State program, and is supported in part by the Serve Connecticut Commission.

Together, we can help all children build the key language and literacy skills they need to take on the world.

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