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Pascua Yaqui Tribe Region



Population of young children (under age 6)


Percentage of young children living in poverty

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The Pascua Yaqui Tribe Region is defined by the borders of the Pascua Pueblo Reservation in Pima County. The region covers approximately 2.2 square miles. The Pascua Yaqui Tribe is one of 10 Arizona tribes that has chosen to be designated as its own First Things First region.


The Pascua Yaqui Tribe Regional Partnership Council makes strategic investments to support the healthy development and learning of the young children in the region. The regional council’s priorities include:

  • Strengthening families through parenting workshops and activities
  • Increasing early care and education services
  • Supporting the health and well-being of young children
  • Providing professional development opportunities for early care and education professionals 

First Things First Staff

Tiburcia Yocupicio-Chambers

Regional Director, Pascua Yaqui Tribe


Jessica Harrington

Sr. Director, Southeast Regional Area


Kim Beck

Administrative Assistant II - Pascua Yaqui & Pima South


Melissa Rosciano

Community Outreach Coordinator


Regional Office

3610 N Prince Village Pl
Ste 100
Tucson, AZ 85719

Region Stories — Pascua Yaqui Tribe More Stories from Pascua Yaqui Tribe

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Pascua Yaqui Tribe boy develops cognitive skills through daily play time

  • parent education/awareness

The FTF Pascua Yaqui Tribe Regional Partnership Council funds the workshops to help families in the role of their child’s first teacher.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe Child Care Program and child care providers are the Pascua Yaqui Tribe Champions

  • Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Pascua Yaqui Tribe Child Care Program and child care providers have been selected as the 2020 First Things First Pascua Yaqui Tribe Region Champions for Young…

Summer transition to kindergarten helps Pascua Yaqui Tribe children be ready

  • Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Throughout the program, teachers focused on school readiness with techniques that supported social and emotional growth, and provided a fun academic structure…

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