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2019 State Needs and Assets Report

Updated resource helps others learn more about the status of young children across Arizona

  • AZ communities

Building Bright Futures is FTF’s biennial assessment of young children in three major areas: strong families, healthy children and educated young students.

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Why counting Arizona’s young kids is easy, safe and important

  • AZ communities

Responding to the 2020 Census is an easy, safe and important way to ensure needed resources are provided for young kids and their communities for the next 10…

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.

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