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Region Stories from Pima North

These stories illustrate how early childhood programs and services funded by First Things First make a difference for young children and families in communities across Arizona.

Amphi Parents as Teachers program helps Tucson parents teach daughters life skills

  • home visitation

The FTF Pima North Regional Partnership Council funds the Parents as Teachers program, which provides parents with free, in-home visits from a parent educator.

2022 Champions for Young Children Award, early childhood champions

2022 FTF Champions helping their community better understand the importance of the early years

  • AZ communities

FTF is honoring early childhood champions throughout Arizona who actively volunteer to raise awareness of the importance of early childhood.

Mike Moyer is the 2022 Pima North Champion

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Mike Moyer has been selected as the 2022 First Things First Pima North Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who actively volunteer…

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.

Specialized home visitation program helps Tucson boy catch up on developmental milestones

  • home visitation

The FTF Pima North Regional Council funds the Parents as Teachers Children with Special Needs program that provides the family with a parent coach.

Woman kneeling in a sandbox with three preschool students.

Pima County collaboration makes high-quality early learning more accessible to preschoolers

  • Pima South

Early childhood advocates in Pima County have succeeded in securing funding for about 1,200 scholarships for preschoolers.

headshot of Maria Avila

Maria Avila is the 2021 Pima North Champion for Young Children

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Maria Avila has been selected as the 2021 First Things First Pima North Region Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who actively…

Father in baseball cap with son and his mother

Registered nurse helps new mom care for infant son in Tucson

  • family support

The Nurse-Family Partnership program provides regular visits by trained nurses starting in early pregnancy through the child’s second year.

Joan Wagener is the 2020 First Things First Pima North Champion

  • champion

Pima County Superior Court Judge Joan Wagener has been selected as the 2020 First Things First Pima North Champion.

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