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2019 Impact Reports

2019 FTF Impact Reports give detailed look into regional work

  • AZ communities

The 2019 FTF Impact Reports give insight into how First Things First is supporting families and their young children in your community.

Michele Reimer and Ricardo Alvarado

FTF statewide staff donates to Maricopa Family Advocacy Center

  • AZ communities

First Things First values its community partners and continually seeks ways to support agencies whose work strengthens families.

Panel discussion at Arizona Town Hall

Early childhood issues rise to top at Arizona Town Hall on strengthening families

  • AZ communities

Ensuring that affordable, high-quality child care is available to all was one of several early childhood-related issues named as a priority action.

Headshot of Amy Corriveau

Q&A with new FTF Chief Program Officer Amy Corriveau

  • AZ communities

FTF Chief Program Officer Amy Corriveau has dedicated her professional life to expanding and improving early education opportunities in Arizona.

little boy in classroom

Local governments eyeing investments in quality early learning

  • AZ communities

A city-funded high-quality preschool program is showing other Arizona cities and towns that investing in its youngest residents pays off.

Yuma RPC members with award

FTF Yuma Region honored with Heart of Yuma award

  • AZ communities

The FTF Yuma Region received the Outstanding Service Organization award from the Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma at its annual Heart of Yuma ceremony.  

Liz Barker Alvarez

FTF Chief Policy Advisor recognized for exemplary leadership

  • AZ communities

Liz Barker Alvarez, FTF’s Chief Policy Advisor, was recently recognized as one of 12 Profiles of Success by Valle del Sol.

girl and boy in graduation caps

First Things First, Bashas’ and Food City partner to support Arizona’s youngest children

  • AZ communities

Arizona grocery shoppers will have the opportunity in September to help Arizona’s youngest children learn, grow and succeed through a register promotion.

Group photo with Eddie Basha Leadership

FTF Colorado River Indian Tribes Region honored with Eddie Basha Award for Leadership and Service

  • AZ communities

The region’s council was lauded for implementing a Summer Transition to Kindergarten program for children on the Colorado River Indian Reservation.

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