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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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“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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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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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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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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