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Native American Heritage Month

FTF celebrates Native American Heritage Month

  • AZ communities

First Things First celebrates Native American Heritage Month by sharing family stories, as well as stories on how FTF partners with tribes throughout Arizona.

art shaped like state of Arizona

Children’s Museum of Phoenix partners with FTF to create art piece celebrating early…

  • AZ communities

A community art project created to promote how a quality early learning experiences make a difference in the lives of young children is now on display at the…

FTF Champion Volunteer

First Things First honors 2018 Champions for Young Children throughout Arizona

  • AZ communities

Every year, First Things First honors early childhood champions throughout Arizona who actively volunteer to raise awareness of the importance of early…


Young kids can stay healthy with Summer Lunch Buddies program

  • health and nutrition

Food security, especially access to healthy, nutritious foods, is critical for ending both child malnutrition, obesity and for helping young kids be ready for…

NAEYC logo

Get ready to celebrate Week of the Young Child in April

  • early learning

​April ​16-20 is an opportunity to highlight the importance of early learning and the educators who support the positive development of young children.

Child Development baby podcast

Podcast: The Basics of Baby and Toddler Development

  • child development

This episode is about the most important and useful things for parents – especially new parents – to know about child development.

Marilee Dal Pra First Things First CEO

Q&A with new FTF CEO Marilee Dal Pra

  • AZ communities

In late December, Marilee Dal Pra began serving as chief executive officer of First Things First. Learn more about her experience, vision and passion for the…

Parent Seat Vacancy

Be a voice for young kids: parent volunteer seats open

  • AZ communities

P​arents of young children and other volunteers are needed to help impact the early childhood services and programs available in local communities across…


FTF launches innovative awareness initiative with City of Surprise

  • AZ communities

​Pa​rents visiting the Surprise Resource Center with young children now have a developmentally-friendly playroom to have fun and learn more about early…

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