Connecticut’s Kid Governor®

In 2015, The Connecticut Democracy Center launched Connecticut’s Kid Governor® as a pilot civics program for 5th graders. Years later, Kid Governor® is a national program with affiliates in other states and Connecticut’s Kid Governor® as the flagship program. The state and national programs are in residence at Connecticut’s Old State House. Learn more at,, and

2024 Connecticut’s Kid Governor Cristiano Almeida

Cristiano Almeida of Southington, CT was elected by the 5th graders of his state to serve as the 2024 Connecticut’s Kid Governor. Cristiano’s one-year term in office is focused on his Getting Fit 4 Fun platform. Learn more about Kid Governor Cristiano HERE and contact him at*.

*This email address is maintained by Connecticut’s Kid Governor staff. Only appropriate content will be shared with Kid Governor Cristiano. 

Contact the Connecticut’s Kid Governor® Team

Brian Cofrancesco
Director of Kid Governor®
The Connecticut Democracy Center