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Programs aim to create stable environment for children of incarcerated parents

  • AZ communities

FTF supports programs for families of young children who face challenges because they have a parent in jail or prison.

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Havasupai Tribal Council Member appointed to FTF Coconino Regional Council

  • Coconino

Carletta Tilousi recently became the first tribal leader from the Havasupai Tribe to join the FTF Coconino Regional Partnership Council.

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Find simple ways to be a champion for young children with FTF’s Take Action page

  • early childhood

FTF’s Take Action page offers easy ways to connect with FTF, such as signing up for our mailing list and following us on social media.

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Arizona’s tribal communities resiliently continue early childhood services through pandemic

  • tribal

Early childhood providers have found ways to connect with families, despite the lack of internet connection and access to technology.

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New regional council members vow strong start for kids

  • AZ communities

Thirty four new regional partnership council members join the already 274 dedicated community members who serve on 28 FTF regional councils across Arizona.

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COVID-19 forces abrupt end to Arizona legislative session

  • public affairs

The Arizona legislative session typically passes between 300 to 400 bills, but there was fewer than 100 this session which closed early due to the pandemic.

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Senators’ recent actions support early childhood

  • public affairs

Sens. McSally and Sinema helped honor early childhood champions throughout Arizona by sending each champion a congratulatory certificate and letter.

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Count all kids in 2020 Census

  • AZ communities

The 2020 Census deadline to respond has been extended for families by several months. Families now have until October 31 to complete their self-response either…

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Say thank you to Arizona’s child care providers

  • AZ communities

First Things First invites families to show their gratitude for the state’s early care and education providers through the #ShareTheCareAZ campaign.

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