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Amanda Aguirre

Amanda Aguirre is the 2020 First Things First Yuma Region Champion

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Amanda Aguirre has been selected as the 2020 First Things First Yuma Region Champion for Young Children.

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Yuma reading corner encourages early literacy

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First Things First recently partnered with AEA Federal Credit Union in Yuma to open AEA’s Read Everyday Corner at its main branch.

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Quality First preschool setting helps calm Yuma boy’s social anxiety

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The nurturing environment at a Quality First preschool helped preschooler with skills needed to be successful in kindergarten.

Sandy Garrison

Sandy Garrison is the 2019 Yuma Champion

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Sandy Garrison has been selected as the 2019 First Things First Yuma Region Champion for Young Children.

Little boy blowing bubbles with teacher.

Yuma preschool classroom provides inclusive learning opportunities for students and teachers

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A new early childhood classroom, where early childhood educators in Yuma County can learn how to work with young children with special needs, has opened.

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Quality First center helps San Luis boy with social and literacy skills

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The nurturing environment at a Quality First preschool helped preschooler with skills needed to be successful in kindergarten.

Siblings with mom in park

Quality First preschool prepares Yuma siblings for kindergarten success

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As a divorced single mother of 2-year-old twin boys and a 9-month-old daughter, Laura Elena Torres of Yuma struggled to make rent, food and other monthly…

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Yuma mom helps build her daughter’s vocabulary by reading to her from day one

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When Amy Crawford gave birth to her baby girl, she felt an overwhelming anxiety.​​​​​“We felt lost and scared and did not know what to do,”…

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Parents as Teachers helps Yuma child find her words

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Abigail Rauso and her husband Michael were troubled when their baby Hannah was a little over a year old and not speaking words.The child would communicate in…

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