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2020 regional Champions for Young Children honored

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

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FTF College Scholarship recipient works to guide young Navajo children in the right direction

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The FTF Navajo Nation Regional Council is one of 15 FTF regions that supports professional development opportunities, including college scholarships.

Miss City of Tucson Outstanding Teen is with a little girl in front of a slide at a playground.

Teen advocates for Arizona’s youngest children

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At 16, Isabella Valencia has become a strong advocate for spreading the word of the importance of early childhood education.

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Q&A with AzAEYC President-Elect Mona Qafisheh

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Week of the Young Child (April 11-17) is an annual celebration to raise awareness about the importance of quality early learning.

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Fourth annual Early Childhood Legislative Day builds statewide awareness of young children’s…

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Early Childhood Legislative Day brought together hundreds of early childhood supporters to raise awareness of the importance of early childhood.

Amy Corriveau

Bringing early childhood to the top of class

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First Things First’s Amy Corriveau was a recent guest on Grand Canyon University’s podcast for current and future teachers, Top of the Class.

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Promoting the early learning, lifelong impact message

  • AZ communities

The new FTF awareness campaign focuses on the message that the experiences children have in their first five years create a long-lasting impact in all areas.

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Make the most of their early years

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Your child’s first five years will have a big impact on their future. Learn how you can help them develop and grow.

Volunteer to be a voice for young children in your Arizona community

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FTF seeks about 150 volunteers for the opportunity to collaborate with other dedicated community members in local communities across Arizona. 

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