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Helping home visitors serve substance-exposed newborns and their families

  • family support

FTF recently received a grant that will provide additional training to parent educators who work with families of substance-exposed newborn babies.

Miss City of Tucson Outstanding Teen is with a little girl in front of a slide at a playground.

Teen advocates for Arizona’s youngest children

  • champion

At 16, Isabella Valencia has become a strong advocate for spreading the word of the importance of early childhood education.

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A community-wide thank you to our child care community

  • AZ communities

As the coronavirus outbreak takes widespread effect, the importance of child care providers as crucial community assets has never been clearer.

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Q&A with AzAEYC President-Elect Mona Qafisheh

  • early childhood

Week of the Young Child (April 11-17) is an annual celebration to raise awareness about the importance of quality early learning.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Full force of community needed to support families during difficult times

  • family support

During National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Prevent Child Abuse Arizona offers free webinars to help professionals help families build their resilience.

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Sharing the importance of investing in early childhood on Arizona Gives Day

  • AZ communities

FTF is sharing information on the Early Childhood Scholarship Fund, a fund at the Arizona Community Foundation, which supports Quality First Scholarships.

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Complete your 2020 Census online, by phone or mail

  • AZ communities

Visit 2020Census.gov to complete the census online or call (844) 330-2020 to talk to a Census employee who can help you fill out your form over the phone.

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Timely resources to share with Arizona families of young kids

  • AZ communities

FTF is committed to sharing resources that can help early childhood service providers and educators work to support families during this challenging time.

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Early educators earning child development credential in La Paz/Mohave region rising

The FTF La Paz/Mohave Region funds the professional development strategy to help more early educators earn their CDA Credential.

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