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Congratulations to Ms. Jeanette Streeter, licensed family child care provider at the Early Learning Center in Oak Park, for receiving a Gateways Family Child Care Provider (FCCP) Credential Level 2! Jeanette has been a family child care provider for 19 ye...

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From the Responsible Budget Coalition: We Need a Fully Funded Budget Before July 1 Illinois cannot afford to enter a second year without a budget. The budget impasse impacts young children and their families, from child care assistance to developmental s...

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Tips to Avoid Child Heatstroke From SaferCar.gov Always Look Before You Lock Always check the back seats of your vehicle before your lock it and walk away. Keep a stuffed animal or other memento in your child’s car seat when it’s empty, and move it to...

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The Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry is providing FREE meals to kids age 18 and under. June 20 – August 19 Monday – Friday 12:00 to 1:30 Enjoy activities, hanging out with friends, and a great lunch! No application or proof of income needed! ...

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Oak Leaves 2016 Good Life Race donates $25,000 to charity partners By Erin Vandenberg, Community Contributor The Oak Park Runners Club (OPRC) has announced a $25,000 gift of race proceeds from the Good Life Race in support of both the Collaboration for Ea...

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Resolution of Appreciation for Ann C. Courter Whereas Ann Courter served as Chair of the Collaboration for Early Childhood July 1, 2015– May 31, 2016, and Vice Chair from July 2012 – June 30, 2015, providing dedicated, and caring leadership during...

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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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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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Congratulations to Ms. Alma Martinez, licensed home child care provider of Quetzali Child Care, for receiving a Level 2 Gateways Early Childhood Credential! Alma is also working toward her Level 2 Gateways Family Child Care Credential, which she looks for...

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Statement on Governor Rauner’s FY2017 Budget Proposal By Illinois Action for Children, Fight Crime: Invest In Kids Illinois, Illinois Association for the Education of Young Children, and Ounce of Prevention Fund 2/17/16 Governor Rauner’s FY2017 budget...

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