Mary Pat Curran Healy has led the Bridgeport Child Advocacy Coalition (BCAC), since February 2010. Prior to joining BCAC, Mary Pat served as the community relations and government liaison for AT&T. In this capacity, Mary Pat administered and directed a strategic statewide corporate giving grant program, focused on Education / Technology, Economic and Community Development and the Arts. In addition, she has held numerous leadership positions on legislative, technology and executive committees of local and regional business and non-profit organization’s Board of Directors on developing agendas on public policy issues. Through her role at BCAC, Mary Pat has spearheaded numerous forums and community conversations, initiatives on issues such as education and healthcare bringing about policy and systemic change. Most recently, BCAC has taken the role as driving force on the implementation of Social & Emotional Learning and improving overall School Climate. She has extensive knowledge of the Bridgeport community and has a passion for the well-being of Bridgeport’s children and families and the issues that have long engaged members of the coalition.