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Houston Food for Thought | March 8th Session Wrap-up 03/17/17

Houston Food for Thought | March 8th Session Wrap-up
On March 8th, First3Years Houston engaged Dustin Rynders, Supervising Attorney with Disability Rights Texas, Stephanie Rubin, CEO of Texans Care for Children, and Kim Sporrer, with Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) of Easter Seals Greater Houston in a local conversation about the importance of Early […]

Member Chat: The Value of Endorsement

Member Chat: The Value of Endorsement

An interview with First3Years member and endorsee, Lee Johnson III, M.A., CHES, IMH-E®. Lee is a Doctoral Student and Graduate Research Assistant at the University of Alabama.
 
How did you hear about First3Years?
I first learned of First3Years after being informed by the Director of Child Development Resources at […]

First3Years Policy Update: March 2017 03/07/17

First3Years Policy Update: March 2017
During the 85th Texas Legislative session, we need your help to continue to be a strong voice for Texas’ infants, toddlers and their families.
First3Years’ top policy priorities are ECI Funding, HB4 to sustain funding for high quality Pre-K programs, Texas Home Visiting to scale up funding […]

Funder Spotlight: Communities Foundation of Texas 03/01/17

Funder Spotlight: Communities Foundation of Texas
First3Years recently received a generous $25,000 grant from Communities Foundation of Texas to our Just Beginning program supporting teen fathers interacting with the juvenile justice system. We sat down with Monica Egert Smith, Senior Director of Strategic Philanthropy at the Foundation to talk about their support […]

First3Years Participates in GroundFloor

First3Years Participates in GroundFloor
First3Years has been selected as one of ten Fellows of the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas’ GroundFloor program, with the potential to win a $100,000 prize to support Safe Babies Dallas.
In Texas, infants and toddlers constitute the largest and most vulnerable population of children in foster care. In Dallas County, […]