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Oak Park, IL Executive Director Founded in 2002 by all six of Oak Park’s governing bodies, the Collaboration for Early Childhood is a public/private partnership that leverages the resources of more than 70 local agencies to promote the development o...

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Parents and caregivers please join us for a meet & greet with child care providers! There’s a lot to consider when you are choosing child care. On Sunday, January 28th from 3-5 PM, come to Wonder Works Children’s Museum to meet staff from differe...

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The Collaboration has been selected as one of three Sugar Beet Co-op partners for January and February! When you shop at the Sugar Beet and bring a reusable bag, coffee mug, or bulk container for your purchases, you’ll receive a “Beet BuckR...

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Friends, As we come to the end of 2017, we are grateful as we reflect on all that we have accomplished together. This year, your support has: Provided more than 1,800 early childhood screenings (vision, hearing, development, social-emotional); Equipped fa...

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A Collaboration that works Wednesday Journal / oakpark.com Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 12:44 PM Opinion: Editorials Our Views It is often said, usually just before nothing is done, that the best investment our society can make in its future is in early ch...

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Gains reported in early childhood support Collaboration touts hike in screenings, access to resources Wednesday Journal / oakpark.com Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 3:36 PM By Michael Romain Staff Reporter Four years after three taxing bodies in Oak Park poo...

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Following a special presentation by Geoffrey A. Nagle, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of the Erikson Institute, David Seleb facilitated a conversation with the public on behalf of the Collaboration for Early Childhood about how people percei...

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