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Save the date card for the FTF Early Childhood Summit 2021

FTF Early Childhood Summit 2021 is virtual again

  • early childhood

FTF decided a virtual conference on Aug. 17 would provide greater support for Arizona’s early childhood field.

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2021 Arizona Champions for Young Children honored

  • early childhood

FTF is honoring early childhood champions throughout Arizona who actively volunteer to raise awareness of the importance of early childhood.

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New one-stop to find FTF’s Spanish-language resources for parents of young children

  • early childhood

First Things First recently bundled its Spanish-language parent resources into one page called Recursos en Español.

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Despite continued struggles, child care in Arizona finds support in new ways

  • early childhood

Early childhood providers discuss the challenges child care programs face in Arizona and how they are overcoming the odds.

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New year brings new opportunities for supporting Arizona’s young children

  • early childhood

Challenging times are also times of opportunity. Let us use the momentum to push for meaningful and long-lasting change for early childhood.

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Early childhood staff in Whiteriver honored for ‘reziliency’ during pandemic

  • White Mountain Apache Tribe

The shelter and child care center were recently named Rezilient Champions for White Mountain Apache Children.

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Top 5 reasons to start saving early with an AZ529 Education Savings Account

  • early childhood

AZ529 is a state-sponsored 529 Plan designed to help parents, family and friends save for a young child’s future educational expenses.

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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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Supporting families of young kids virtually

  • early childhood

For many who work with young children, technology has offered an alternative way to provide families with resources and support.

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