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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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Thanks to all of our partners who helped make our first Parenting Resource Program a success! Over 25 organizations were present at the fair and more than a dozen donated a raffle prize for families to win. Organizations that participated are listed below...

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Community Organizing & Family Issues (COFI) and Collaboration for Early Childhood About: COFI is a 22-year old nonprofit organization headquartered in Chicago which works to build the power and voice of low-income and working families at all levels of...

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For 35 consecutive years, the Oak Park Runner’s Club (OPRC) has hosted the Good Life Race, one of the most prestigious 5K race events in the Chicago area. The Race is a family friendly event that draws runners and walkers of all ages from the Oak Park ...

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At their February 13, 2017, meeting, the Collaboration for Early Childhood’s board of directors heard a presentation from Oak Park Elementary School District 97 board of education members regarding the two upcoming referenda. The K-8 school district has...

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The Collaboration for Early Childhood strives to keep those who are interested in issues affecting families at the state policy level up-to-date. The following is taken from the Responsible Budget Coalition‘s Weekly Update for February 8, 2017. CTBA...

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