Project HOPE’s National Conference Held in Alabama

Project HOPE's National Conference Held in Alabama 1

The APC was honored to host the Project HOPE National partner meeting in Montgomery October 15-17. The meeting brought in attendees from Project HOPE programs in Minnesota, California, and New Jersey. This 3-day conference allowed this multi-state, cross-systems team to work on building program capacity to advance shared actions within the early childhood systems, and […]

Whole Foods Market’s Community Day Generates $8,000

Whole Foods Market's Community Day Generates $8,000 3

The Alabama Partnership for Children (APC) participated in the Whole Foods Market 5% Community Giving Day at all five Alabama stores on October 17, 2019. Volunteers were on-hand at all Alabama stores both mid-day and during the evening hours. The volunteers provided activities for children, such as creating an apple car snack using apple slices […]

How Can We Help You Start a Farm to Early Care & Education Program?

How Can We Help You Start a Farm to Early Care & Education Program? 4

The Alabama Farm to Early Care and Education (ECE) Coalition has created an online questionnaire for child care providers because we want to learn more about how we can provide support to implement food and farming education activities in the classroom, to grow your very own fruits and vegetables on-site, and to purchase locally grown produce! Over the […]

HMG Provides the Essentials Needed for Early Developmental Screening

HMG Provides the Essentials Needed for Early Developmental Screening 6

Attention all licensed child care centers and family home providers! As a child care provider, you play a vital role in recognizing developmental concerns because you are present in a child’s life during the most crucial years of their growth and development. Through generous funding from the Alabama Department of Human Resources, Help Me Grow […]

‘Talk With Me Baby’ in Alabama

'Talk With Me Baby' in Alabama 7

  Collie Wells Talk With Me Baby Professional Development Coordinator   Alabama is known for lots of things; Auburn and Alabama football, tailgating, hot, humid summers and our Southern hospitality. Wouldn’t it be great if we also became known as a state that successfully embraced the power of early language and literacy? It’s an exciting time […]

Registration is Now Closed for Project LAUNCH 2019 Summit

Registration is Now Closed for Project LAUNCH 2019 Summit 9

Registration is closed for the 2019 Alabama Project LAUNCH Early Childhood Summit that will be held on May 8-9 at the Bryant Conference Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. If you need information or have questions, please contact Sarah-Ellen Thompson; toll-free 1-866-711-4025 or sthompson@alabamapartnershipforchildren.org. ABOUT THE SUMMIT: The Summit will focus on strengthening adult capacities to ensure […]

Read Right From The Start Participation Flourishes

Read Right From The Start Participation Flourishes 10

The Alabama Partnership for Children (APC) – through its Read Right From The Start (RRFTS) program – is offering a limited number of financial incentives to individuals who are employed in a child care facility or family child care home, and who complete a minimum of 5 hours of online coursework through the “Cox Campus.” […]

Welcome to Our New Website!

Welcome to Our New Website! 15

The APC staff is very excited to share with you our new website! It’s been a long-time in the making! As APC continues to expand and add new programs and services for young children and families, the website upgrade helps provide improved access to resources and information through a more user-friendly navigation. This new site […]

Thanks for Joining Hands During Week of the Young Child

Thanks for Joining Hands During Week of the Young Child 16

The Alabama Partnership for Children (APC) held its annual “Joining Hands for Week of the Young Child” event April 9th to raise awareness of the most important time of all children’s lives — the first five years. “We take this time each year to thank every legislator for supporting and prioritizing programs that serve our youngest children,” […]