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New grant provides quality early learning to kids of working families living in Parker

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When a local child care center in Parker closed, the FTF Colorado River Indian Tribes Regional Partnership Council stepped in.

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Daris Laffoon is the 2020 Colorado River Indian Tribes Region Champion

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Daris Laffoon has been selected as the 2020 First Things First Colorado River Indian Tribes Champion for Young Children. 

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Summer Transition to Kindergarten program helps preschoolers from the Colorado River Indian Tribes…

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The program has proven to be very successful. Families have made a great effort to attend each class, and it has encouraged parents to learn with their…

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

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

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.

Quality First program helps Parker siblings take center stage with learning

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​Amanda Lucas remembers that shortly after enrolling her 2 ½-year-old daughter Layla at the SonShine Center in Parker, the toddler was ready to take center…

Weekly storytime helps shy Parker boy socialize and build reading skills

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​​Chase Nelson started kindergarten with a bigger vocabulary and more self-confidence thanks to the Tuesdays he spent at the library with his mom.Andrea…

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