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Colorado River Indian Tribes Region

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739

Population of young children (under age 6)

37%

Percentage of young children living in poverty

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The Colorado River Indian Tribes Region is defined as the Arizona part of the Colorado River Reservation, including the town of Parker. The region lies entirely in La Paz County.

Priorities

The Colorado River Indian Tribes Regional Partnership Council makes strategic investments to support the healthy development and learning of the young children in the region. The council’s priorities include:

  • Improving the quality of child care and preschool programs
  • Scholarships for children to access high-quality early learning
  • Promoting health, nutrition and physical activity
  • Strengthening families and early literacy
  • Supporting the needs of infants and toddlers in the child welfare system

Learn about FTF’s impact in this region


First Things First Staff

Ashley Pascual

Sr. Director, West Regional Area

928.854.8732

Vanessa Sandoval

Service Coordinator

928.854.7321

Marie Megui

Administrative Assistant III - West Regjon

928.343.3020

Kim Corbin

Administrative Assistant II - CRIT/La Paz/Mohave & Hualapai

928.854.8732

Regional Office

1940 Mesquite Avenue, Suite E
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403

928.669.2473

Region Stories — Colorado River Indian Tribes More Stories from Colorado River Indian Tribes

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Summer Transition to Kindergarten program helps preschoolers from the Colorado River Indian Tribes area get prepared to succeed

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The program has proven to be very successful. Families have made a great effort to attend each class, and it has encouraged parents to learn with their…

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Mariah Sharpe is Colorado River Indian Tribes' 2018 Champion for Young Children

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Mariah Sharpe has been selected as the 2018 Colorado River Indian Tribes’ First Things First Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local…

Quality First program helps Parker siblings take center stage with learning

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​Amanda Lucas remembers that shortly after enrolling her 2 ½-year-old daughter Layla at the SonShine Center in Parker, the toddler was ready to take center…

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