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Our Children First Coalition

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Our Children First Coalition coordinates many outreach events and opportunities in the eight counties covered in southwest Arkansas. The primary focus is to inform the local community about enrollment and re-enrollment using statewide outreach materials. This is accomplished by training the school nurses and other school personnel, supplying business outreach packages and informing the media of pertinent outreach events and opportunities.

Target Populations
Elementary-aged children and their parents (search other projects targeting Elementary-aged children and their parents)
Latino/Hispanic Americans (search other projects targeting Latino/Hispanic Americans)
Rural families (search other projects targeting Rural families)

Child care/preschool site (search other projects using this intervention)
Family planning clinic (search other projects using this intervention)
School lunch program (search other projects using this intervention)
Education administration (search other projects using this intervention)
WIC (search other projects using this intervention)
Schools (search other projects using this intervention)
Procedural change for Renewal (search other projects using this intervention)

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Our Children First Coalition

Darnish Edmonds

p (870) 773-2108

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