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Jessica Jarvi, FTF Phoenix South Regional Partnership Council Member

Spotlight on FTF Phoenix South Regional Council Member: Jessica Jarvi

  • Phoenix South

Jessica Jarvi is the business representative on the FTF Phoenix South Regional Council. She has been on the council for over a decade.

LENA Start Program, Phoenix South 2022 Impact Report story, mom and baby daughter

Phoenix library program helps parents make the most of talking with their baby

  • Phoenix South

The FTF Phoenix South Regional Council funds the library’s LENA Start program to provide parents and caregivers with ways to learn about positive parenting…

child care provider holding baby while two babies play on a mat.

Child care scholarships available for airport employees

  • child care

The City of Phoenix Airport Worker Child Care Scholarship Program should help more airport worker families afford quality child care.

Ruben Gonzalez is the 2022 Phoenix South Champion

  • Phoenix South

Ruben Gonzalez has been selected as the 2022 First Things First Phoenix South Regional Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who…

Welcome new regional council members

New regional council members share expertise and passion

  • AZ communities

There are 36 new regional partnership council members joining the more than 250 dedicated community members across Arizona.

children sitting on floor raising both hands

Phoenix child care center changes trajectory from crisis to success with Quality First supports

  • child care

Participating in Quality First contributed to the center’s growth. Quality First coaches helped the staff change the way they cared for kids.

Phoenix couple gets help from FTF-funded program to raise twin daughters born prematurely

  • Phoenix South

The FTF Phoenix South Regional Council fund the Side by Side program to help identify and address developmental concerns early and provide coaching supports to…

Donna Barisich is the 2021 Phoenix South Champion

  • champion

Donna Barisich has been selected as the 2021 First Things First Phoenix South Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who actively…

Two boys in a preschool classroom

Kith and Kin program helps Phoenix mom provide structure in son’s life

  • social-emotional development

The FTF Phoenix South Regional Council funds the Kith and Kin program to empower caregivers with tools to encourage a healthy development for children.

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