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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 council’s priorities include:

  • Strengthening families through parenting workshops
  • Improving the quality of child care and preschool programs
  • Scholarships for children to access high-quality early learning

Learn about FTF’s impact in this region

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

Parent Awareness and Community Outreach Coordinator


Regional Office

3610 N Prince Village Pl
Tucson, AZ 85719

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

Summer transition to kindergarten helps Pascua Yaqui Tribe children be ready

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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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The Pascua Yaqui Tribe Foster Care Program is the 2019 Pascua Yaqui Tribe Region Champion

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The Pascua Yaqui Tribe Foster Care Program has been selected as the 2019 First Things First Pascua Yaqui Tribe Region Champion for Young Children.

Pascua Yaqui teachers create adaptable learning environments for young children

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More professional development opportunities were provided to the teachers working with young students at the Pacua Yaqui Head Start.

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