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Mother and daughter

Quality First preschool helps Phoenix preschooler grow socially and emotionally

  • Quality First

Phoenix mother finds Quality First preschool for her daughter to have the best opportunity to develop and gain the needed skills for kindergarten.

Executive knows early childhood is serious business

  • AZ communities

First Things First celebrates the commitment of nearly 50 regional partnership council members who have served on a council for 10 years.

Mother with son

New Phoenix mom finds support to prepare her children to succeed in school

  • family resource centers

​When Elizabeth Goings first moved to Phoenix with her husband, she did not have a lot of options for her young son, Joshua. With limited ability to speak…

Kindergarten Boot Camp encourages excitement for learning in Phoenix boy

  • school readiness

When Erica Sarmiento learned about Kindergarten Bootcamp, a Phoenix Public Library program funded by First Things First, she put it on the top of her…

Resource center helps Phoenix mother prepare her daughter socially and academically for school

  • family support

​​​On most days, Gaby Acosta refills the snack machines throughout various schools in the Washington Elementary School District in Phoenix as part of her…

Preventing Hunger

Tackling childhood hunger and obesity in Maricopa County

  • AZ communities

First Things First regions in Maricopa County are part of a new systems-building partnership to reduce hunger, increase access to nutritious foods and reduce…

twins

Future looks and sounds brighter for preschool twins

  • Phoenix North

Hearing, vision and developmental challenges in young children can lead to learning problems later on. If detected early, however, many issues can be corrected…

girl-at-school

Center teaches mom tools to support toddler’s learning

  • family support

Even though she has a successful career in business and community development, Lisa Armijo of Phoenix was like many new moms –unsure she had the skills to…

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