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EQIT Virtual Courses This Fall

Registration is now open for our EQIT Virtual Courses This Fall Expanding Quality in Infant Toddler care is a low cost, interactive training course for people who currently work with or plan to work with infants and toddlers. We’re offering four virtual courses this fall to support early childhood professionals. The online format of these classes has been designed to […]

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Give Input on Upcoming Work: Stand for Children

TELL US WHAT YOU’D LIKE TO SEE FROM US! While our commitment to key areas of our work like increasing educational equity, early literacy, and ensuring 9th graders are on track to graduate has not changed, in the past few months a great deal of *how we do* our work at Stand has changed. We’ve […]

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Act Now to Protect Renters

Colorado Must Protect Renters as we fight COVID-19 Take a moment to send the Governor an email requesting that he take more preventative measures around homelessness including steps to protect renters. In this time of a global pandemic and a vast state budget crisis, our most vulnerable neighbors are suffering. You can send an email by […]

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Pandemic EBT Launch Webinar

  Traducción en Español más abajo.   Join the Colorado Department of Human Services, Colorado Department of Education and Hunger Free Colorado on Thursday, July 30th, to learn about a new and one-time benefit program for Colorado families with school-aged children launching this month!   Pandemic EBT, or P-EBT, provides households (with children eligible for […]

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Free Self-Paced Grant Writing Course

Description Successful grant writing relies on a clear vision. This on-demand webinar will help new and experienced grant writers connect the dots between a winning proposal and their program’s big picture goals, including how to define your program’s mission, develop a budget, and create successful work plans. Audience School safety professionals, current and future STOP […]

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9 Books About Environmental Racism

Environmental justice and racial justice are inextricably linked. Environmental injustices that run rampant in the U.S. — from pollution to food oppression to insufficient responses to natural disasters — disproportionately impact communities of color. And that’s no accident. The U.S. was built on numerous racist systems, and it’s up to our generation to fight these injustices by speaking up for […]

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Parent Voice on Equity in Reopening Schools

Last week Parent Leaders, in conjunction with 10 equity-centered, parent-led organizations representing over a million parents across the country, wrote a joint statement regarding Parent Voice on Equity in Reopening schools. These parent leaders and organizations have come together to insist that parent voice become central in all conversations and decisions to reopen schools and […]

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COVID-19’s Impact on the Early Childhood Industry (survey)

Early Milestones is researching COVID-19’s impact on the early childhood industry. This information will help shape budgeting priorities for 2020-2021. Parents of children under the age of 12, early childhood educators, childcare providers are invited to complete this survey (Available in Spanish and English): bbtxt.org/2CbBIQo After competing the survey, respondents may opt to enter a raffle […]

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School’s Out. Parental Burnout Isn’t Going Away.

From The New York Times Here in New York, there are three days left in the school year. While my family limps toward the finish line — the children are taking their Zoom classes flopped on the couch, and my husband and I are exhausted by the daily meltdowns over “realistic fiction writing” and Popsicle-stick […]

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2019 Civic Project Report Released

The NEW 2019 Civic Project Report has been released! This report showcases civic projects of FLTI Alumni across the state from the previous year. Download and share the report to promote your civic project! Download the report here.

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Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.