March 1 - April 20th - 7 Weeks - WSU Extension Cowlitz County
Virtual Strengthening Families class offered to parents, caregivers and their children ages 10-14. Solve problems together, build understanding and engage in hands on activities. Email [email protected]to register by Feb 26th.
ARTICLES, RESOURCES AND UPDATES
Child care system 'crippled' by pandemic
“When a parent is unable to work due to lack of affordable and accessible childcare, it impacts not only the family but the employer and ultimately the economy,” said Workforce Southwest Washington CEO Kevin Perkey in a press release. . . . read more
“It can be such a difficult subject for parents to talk about, particularly if they are struggling to make ends meet,” said Kathleen Brennan. . . . read more
Feeling anxious about money?
Taking steps to sort out your finances, including increasing your financial knowledge, can help alleviate money stress in times of uncertainty. . . . read more
Making Safety Affordable
We approach intimate partner violence solely through crisis intervention, when in reality it is an asset-building issue.. . . watch the webinar
Money Savvy For Kids
The importance of donating.
Age-Friendly Network Communities and Equity
A look at how towns, cities and counties in the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities are working to eliminate disparities in order to fairly serve all residents, and especially older adults.. . .read more
A child’s brain undergoes an amazing period of development from birth to three, producing more than a million neural connections each second. . . . learn more
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the Early Childhood Classroom
One of the best ways to raise tolerant, accepting and empathetic children ready to thrive in life is to start early, incorporating inclusion and anti-bias into early childhood education curriculum for infants, toddlers and their families.. . .watch the webinar
VISIT COWLITZ COMMUNITY NETWORK ONLINE
Child Care Partnership
Access to child care is imperative for the long-term success of our children and the health of our economy.
Free financial education: Budgeting, saving, borrowing, establishing and maintaining credit.
Resources for child care providers and families of children with challenging behavioral needs.