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Walter Gilliam

How bias plays a part in early childhood expulsion

  • early childhood

Walter Gilliam presented Early Childhood Expulsion and Bias: How We Can Do Better for Our Children, at the 2019 First Things First Early Childhood Summit.

2019 annual report

FTF’s 2019 Annual Report details how young lives are impacted throughout Arizona

  • early childhood

The FTF 2019 annual report details working with communities and families to promote school readiness in Arizona’s young children.

girl and boy in graduation caps

First Things First, Bashas’ and Food City partner to support Arizona’s youngest children

  • AZ communities

Arizona grocery shoppers will have the opportunity in September to help Arizona’s youngest children learn, grow and succeed through a register promotion.

parents with baby in a park

Making sure young children are counted in the 2020 census

  • early childhood

U.S. Census officials are asking early childhood supporters to help ensure all infants, toddlers and preschoolers are counted.

Walter Gilliam

Taking a look at early childhood expulsion

  • early childhood

The long-term implications of expulsion and suspension for early elementary school students show that they are at a greater risk of being expelled again.

Kristin Grimm

A new look at advocacy—it’s all about being a problem solver

  • early childhood

Kristen Grimm is the opening keynote speaker for the 2019 Summit. She shares her ideas about advocacy and creating social change.

Care1st Resource Center

Avondale family resource center celebrates 10-year anniversary

  • early childhood

The Avondale family resource center is a centralized hub of not only services for infants, toddlers and preschoolers, but a wide-range of social and human…

Doralina Martinez on playground

Linking Leaders programs allows early childhood teachers to build their strengths

  • early childhood

The goal of Linking Leaders is to connect center owners, directors and teachers with resources that raise the quality of the children’s environments.

Marjorie Juan

Tohono O’odham Nation elder finds joy in guiding and shaping young children

  • early childhood

An FTF-funded professional development program helped a Tohono O’odham preschool teacher earn college credit for her degree.

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