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Miss Indian Arizona recognized as Champion for Young Children

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Mariah Sharpe was recently recognized as the 2018 First Things First Colorado River Indian Tribes Champion for Young Children.

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First Things First honors 2018 Champions for Young Children throughout Arizona

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

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Young kids can stay healthy with Summer Lunch Buddies program

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

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FTF Graham/Greenlee Champion wants community to see how early childhood resonates into adulthood

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Susan Elsberry was recently selected as the 2018 First Things First Graham/Greenlee Champion for Young Children.

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Green Valley Rotary Club supports early learning opportunities in their community

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When Rotary member Chad Densen shared that the Early Learning Center in his town was in need, the Valley Verde Rotary members wanted to help. For many…

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Arizona pediatrician promotes the importance of the early years

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As a parent of a two young children, Dr. Kathleen Vedock knows firsthand the critical importance of the first five years in a child’s development and shares…

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Litchfield Park educators lead innovative work to help prepare kids for kindergarten

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A team of education leaders from the Litchfield Elementary School District are helping families access tools that help their young children prepare for…

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