Trainings

Advancing equity in the early childhood workforce

ZERO TO THREE Fellows Natasha Byars (Southwest Human Development), Raquel Munarriz Diaz (Lastinger Center for Learning at the University of Florida) and Sandipan Paul (UNICEF Pacific) collaborated on a ZERO TO THREE journal article focusing on advancing equity in the early childhood workforce, which was published in May 2020. The...

Care2Act encourages companies to forge community connections

Networking group provides for-profit companies with the tools, connections and support needed to increase community engagement One need not work for a nonprofit to make a notable impact in the surrounding community. That’s the sentiment behind a new initiative aimed at helping professionals at for-profit companies give back to the...

Family reading in classroom

Helping professionals to better help children

More than a million neural connections are formed every second in a child's first few years of life, and 85 percent of a child’s brain is fully developed by age 3. A combination of both in-home and out-of-home experiences can positively or negatively impact that development. During this hypersensitive period of...

VIDEO: Hundreds of adoptions finalize on National Adoption Day 2016

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mu-0XHpYcfU&t=1s[/embed] Love, joy and the promise of happily-ever-after filled the air on Saturday, Nov. 19, as more than 300 children finalized their forever families at Maricopa County Juvenile Superior Court in celebration of the 17th National Adoption Day. National Adoption Day raises awareness of children in foster care, and Maricopa County’s event...