Community Spotlight


Children Have a Way of Bringing Us All Together & Allowing Us Into Their Little-Big World.

It was a great picnic day at HMG-LI with our guest of honor present: FCA (Family and Children’s Association) & their lovely PACT (Parents and Childrens Together) group of mothers and children. The weather was perfect, and magical swan sightings happened …
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ACEs Community Spotlight Series: Dr. Richard Honigman, Central Nassau Pediatrics

By Maggie Wayne, Health Liaison For our second community spotlight interview, I spoke with Dr. Richard Honigman, a pediatrician at Central Nassau Pediatrics in Levittown and infant mental health advocate. We discussed the importance of addressing childhood adversity and the …
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ACEs Community Spotlight Series: Feride Castillo, Empowerment Collaborative of Long Island

by Maggie Wayne, Docs for Tots Health Liaison For our first Community Spotlight, I interviewed Feride Castillo, Director of Advocacy and co-founder of Empower LI to discuss the incredible work she is doing with trauma-informed care within the criminal justice …
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January 2024 Newsletter

Did you catch our January Newsletter? Don’t miss out on the latest updates! . . .
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Help Me Grow Long Island Focus Group Report

In 2023, two focus groups were completed, one in English and one in Spanish with a total of 10 parents. All participants had worked . . .
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December 2023 Newsletter

Check out our December 2023 Newsletter and see what we’ve been up to! . . .
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Investing in quality early learning programs is the most efficient way to affect school and life success and to reduce social expenditures later.

James Heckman, economist, Nobel laureate