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Graham/Greenlee Region

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3,903

Population of young children (under age 6)

20%

Percentage of young children living in poverty

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The Graham/Greenlee Region is defined as the combined area of the two counties, not including the lands belonging to the San Carlos Apache Tribe within Graham County.

Priorities

The Graham/Greenlee 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
  • Strengthening families through voluntary home visiting

Learn more about what we fund.


First Things First Staff

Shari Elkins

Regional Director, Graham/Greenlee

928.428.0193

Cindi Alva

Sr. Director, Central East Region

928.836.5838

Antoinette Griffin

Parent Awareness and Community Outreach Coordinator

928.771.9703

Regional Office

 

512 S. 2nd Ave
Safford, AZ 85546

Region Stories — Graham/Greenlee More Stories from Graham/Greenlee

Daughter and mother playing with blocks

On-campus child care center helps Safford girl be ready for kindergarten

  • Quality First

Family and friends encouraged teen mom to enroll at an alternative high school with an on-campus child care center, so she could continue her education.

Susan Elsberry

Susan Elsberry is Graham/Greenlee's 2018 Champion for Young Children

  • Champion

Susan Elsberry has been selected as the 2018 Graham/Greenlee First Things First Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who actively…

Reading bonds siblings in Graham County

  • strong families

Trever Sanchez’s favorite pastime has always been reading.His grandmother, Cindy Stratton, remembers first being introduced to the Dolly Parton…

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