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Network Newsletter

The Cowlitz Community Network brings the community together to 

create opportunities for youth and families to succeed.

Program Updates


For Child Care Providers and Families

The Network is partnering with local presenters to offer free virtual learning opportunities for child care providers and families. All sessions are FREE and qualify for STARS hours.

4th Thursdays, January - June 2022, 6-7:30PM

January 27th  |  February 24th  |  March 24th  |  April 28th  |  May 26th  |  June 23rd

    Articles & Resources

    Pressure Mounts on Congress to Address Early Education

    From U.S. News and World Report: “Democrats and Republicans are united in their support for child care and preschool industries. But they don’t agree on how to bolster systems that serve the country’s youngest children.”

    Read the full article here.

    READY! for Kindergarten-

    Free online workshops for families. The workshops show parents how to use a READY! toolkit 10 minutes a day everyday to prepare their kids for success in kindergarten. Parents receive the kit after attending the workshop.

    Workshops are available April 1 through April 30, 2022

    Click here to Register

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    Building a National Movement to Prevent Trauma and Foster Resilience: Workshop Series

    Child Trends is co-sponsoring a workshop series on preventing trauma and fostering resilience, presented by the Campaign for Trauma-informed Policy and Practice, the National Prevention Science Coalition to Improve Lives, and PACEs Connection. The workshop, "Building the Movement through Policy and Advocacy," will be offered on Friday, April 15th, from 10am-1pm.  Register HERE.


    Don't Miss the 4th-annual Washington Fatherhood Summit!

    April 17th is the last day to join a Dads Panel. Daily events from 8:30am to 1pm Click here to register!


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    "Play allows children to deal with uncertainty ... it allows children to pivot, to adapt, to follow different paths, depending on what’s happening right in front of them ... it’s an iterative process."--Lynneth Solis,Harvard Graduate School of Education

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