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  • Early Childhood Development: Economic Development with a High Public Return presentation by Rob Grunewald, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, in February 2008 at the You're It business breakfast.
  • First Things First is Arizona's comprehensive early care system. The website has extensive information on the initiative including focus areas, regional coordination, information and board meeting minutes.
  • Partners for Arizona's Children is a statewide public-private partnership of more than 30 organizations working to increase awareness and engagement around the importance of investing in children.
  • Tucson Regional Town Hall is an effort that began in spring of 2007 to include local citizens in discussing critical issues facing the Tucson region, including education, land-use planning, water, transportation and workforce development. More than 160 people participated in that event. Now community members are encouraged to participate in follow-up meetings on the 12 major topics identified at the Town Hall
  • United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona is dedicated to building a better community. Information on the website includes materials on its early education initiatives.
  • Valley of the Sun United Way has focused on early education and was the convener of the Partner's for Arizona's Children. The website included information and materials on its efforts.
  • The You're It initiative is a statewide campaign to increase public awareness and engagement around the importance of investing in children. The website includes information such as speaker presentations and power points, materials and a tool kit for engagement.