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Sienna Whittington

Sienna Whittington is the 2020 Gila River Indian Community Champion

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Sienna Whittington has been selected as the 2020 First Things First Gila River Indian Community Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local…

Mother with two daughters

Gila River Indian Community child care center gets first 5-star Quality First rating for a tribal…

  • early learning

The Early Education Child Care Center in Sacaton was one of the first centers chosen to participate in Quality First when the program began in 2009.

Mom hugging her two daughters

Quality First scholarships allow two sisters to access high-quality care

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Angelina Ramirez is a single mom who is determined to provide the best for her two daughters, Ella and Jewel. However, as a working mom, affording quality…

Mom with son

Sacaton teen finds support and compassion at Baby Smarts

  • parenting education

When high school teen Amy Rhodes found out she was pregnant, she worried about her baby’s future.She soon connected to Baby Smarts, a program funded by…

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