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Racial Equity is Focus of State ECCS Advisory Group Training

The state Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems(ECCS) Advisory Group will participate in a two-day workshop on Healthy and Equitable Communities in March to strengthen its efforts to address structural inequities that impact families of color. The training will be conducted by the Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI), a Washington DC-based organization that trains and supports […]

Florida ECCS Seeks Early Childhood Consultants!

Florida ECCS  is seeking assistance from 1-3 consultants with professional expertise in one or more of the areas highlighted above. Consultants interested in addressing more than one area must demonstrate specific expertise in each topic, as well as availability to dedicate the time required to complete expected tasks (see below). While the exact number of […]

Champions for Children Selected As New FL ECCS Place-Based Community!

Champions for Children has been selected as the new FL ECCS place-based community. Champions for Children (CFC), formerly known as the Child Abuse Council, was founded in 1977 as the Hillsborough County community’s answer to the epidemic of child abuse and neglect. CFC prevents child abuse and neglect by providing state-of-the-art family education programs that […]

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