How the City of Chicago plans to use tech to help parents of toddlers

Parents of toddlers will be able to sign up this fall for a City of Chicago program that will deliver information about education, social services, children’s health and city programs via text message, the Mayor’s office announced Tuesday.

Connect4Tots will be open to parents of children over age 1. Specifics on content and structure will be determined, said Michael Negron, chief of policy at the mayor’s office. He said parents will receive texts appropriate to their child’s age.

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