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  • Pinwheels Family Fun Day

    04.05.2019, Friday

    In honor of Child Abuse Prevention month in April, Exchange Family Center (EFC) is hosting the Pinwheels Family Fun Day (APRIL 28th). A day full of games, prizes, limbo contests

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    04.02.2019, Tuesday

    Have you seen the #T4T or #Thinkbabies? This advocacy effort of The North Carolina Early Education Coalition (NCEEC) encourages everyone to think about babies! Next week on April 9th, during

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  • CCSA’s 45th Anniversary

    03.25.2019, Monday

    Child Care Services Association (CCSA) celebrates 45 years of service for North Carolina’s youngest children! Join CCSA and Durham’s Partnership for Children (DPFC) Friday April 5th, 2019 at 6:00PM for

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  • $15,000 Grant to End Homelessness

    03.19.2019, Tuesday

    The Partnership, along with members of The Durham Collaborative to End Family Homelessness (DCEFH), received a $15,000 grant from the SunTrust Foundation, presented by Chris Bell, Sun Trust’s Regional President,

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    03.14.2019, Thursday

    In 2018, the Durham County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved a new local investment of $2.16 million to expand access to high quality pre-k programs for more children in

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  • Volunteers Needed!

    03.12.2019, Tuesday

    Durham’s rising kindergartners need your help! As part of our Transition to Kindergarten Initiative, a collaboration with Durham Public Schools, we are gearing up for “Kindergarten, Here I Come!” events

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  • Read Across America Day!

    03.01.2019, Friday

    Today and Tomorrow are “Read Across America Days,” in the classroom on Friday, and in the broader community on Saturday (celebrated on Dr. Seuss’ Birthday)! In 1997, The National Education

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  • The Many Voices of Literacy

    02.26.2019, Tuesday

    With this being Read Across America Week, we thought it best to share about our very own literacy event coming soon. Friday, March 8th, The Partnership is hosting The Many

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  • Seven Days of Seuss!

    02.19.2019, Tuesday

    Dr. Seuss: A Week to Remember In honor of Read Across America Week, the 25th Anniversary Smart Start Gala, and Dr. Seuss’ birthday, The Partnership is hosting Seven Days of

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  • We Love Our Teachers, so Let’s Pay Them!

    02.14.2019, Thursday

    What is WAGE$? The Child Care WAGE$® Program, a program funded through The Partnership’s Smart Start allocation, provides education-based salary supplements to low-paid teachers, directors and family child care providers

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