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August 2022
Parenting Resource Program Newsletter
Join us for Parenting Workshops! 

Parenting Workshops (also known as the Chicago Parent Program) are for parents & caregivers of children ages 2-5. This September we will offer two cohorts:
In this completely free workshop series, parents can learn strategies to achieve their parenting goals.
Register Here
Last Minute Tips Before the First Day of Kindergarten

Starting kindergarten is a big and exciting step for all our five-year-olds and their families.

To help everyone feel prepared for this brand new experience, the Collaboration for Early Childhood has gathered some helpful pointers and tips to ease the transition to kindergarten. 
Preparing for Kindergarten
Diaper Drive and Family Day
  • Diaper and onesie drive: August 1-21
  • Family Day at Whirlwind: August 21

We are accepting diapers (sizes 1 and 2 preferred) and white onesies size 18 months.

Donations will go into the Collaboration for Early Childhood Baby Bundles and given to new and expecting parents in and around Oak Park! Donation locations: Whirlwind Coffee and Oak Park Bank (151 N. Oak Park Ave Location). 

Donations will also be accepted at the Family Event at Whirlwind Coffee on August 21.

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Share with Your Networks - The Collaboration is Hiring! 

The Collaboration is hiring for two exciting positions: Early Learning Partnership Coordinator and Child Development and Health Partnership Coordinator. Please share these opportunities with people in your network that might be interested. (Maybe it's you!)

We are a professional agency with a big heart and an important mission. We care deeply about the work that we do, and are looking for team members who above all have a passion for impacting the lives of children.
Learn More about our Current Opportunities
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The Collaboration for Early Childhood's Parenting Resource Program brings together community partners to connect families with early childhood information, resources and parenting workshops. 

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