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Opportunity and consequences Article by Wednesday Journal / oakpark.com Opinion: Editorials Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 10:00 PM By Editorial  It is the ultimate collaboration: multiple units of local government investing our funds in our youngest and m...

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First collect the data Opinion: Editorials Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 11:31 AM Article by Wednesday Journal / oakpark.com From Day One it has been clear that the Collaboration for Early Childhood was attempting to build something brand new. When the Oak Park...

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The Oak Park Runners Club (OPRC) has announced a $25,000 gift to support the Collaboration for Early Childhood. “The 2015 Good Life Race had a tremendous year and we are delighted to support the work of the Collaboration for Early Childhood,” said Joh...

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Partnering with Parents supports children prenatal to three years old in Oak Park and River Forest through home visiting and group activities that help parents grow as their child’s first teacher, meet other parents and get connected to other needed ser...

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We were thrilled to see so many people at the Baby Fair on April 16, 2016. The Baby Fair was sponsored by the Oak Park Public Library and co-sponsored by the Collaboration. Here is a list of organizations who attended, with links to additional resources f...

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“Baby can’t wait” is a phrase you hear often at the Collaboration for Early Childhood. A compelling body of research shows the vital role early experiences play in a child’s ability to grow up healthy and ready to succeed. The Collaboration f...

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