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Kith and Kin

Children’s Right to Care, Community, and Culture: Kith and Kin

April 12, 2021 1:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Young children have rights, and we have an obligation to support every learning environment and the individuals who play a role in children’s lives

Kith and Kin is an extensive support program for family (kin), friend, and neighbor (kith) child care offered by the Association for Supportive Child Care. Meet Lawrence and his nephew Brody, who have participated in the program. Read the story


Elevate your voice for early childhood care and education

Arizona Early Childhood Advocacy Events 2021

February 3, 2021 4:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Design your own ECE advocacy journey! Attend one, some, or all of the following sessions based on your interest and goals. Here's a listing of Spring 2021 Advocacy opportunities for early childhood educators to elevate their voices and to advocate on behalf of young children, families, and the early childhood field. 

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COVID-19 Vaccine Info Session for ECE Providers

January 12, 2021 10:47 am Published by Leave your thoughts

A panel of health care professionals, child care health consultants, and early education professionals offer accurate information in a webinar about the coronavirus vaccine. 

Find out how to watch -- and access trusted resources about the vaccine from health professionals specific to early care and education.

Questions about the COVID-19 vaccine?  Learn more.