City of Miami Office of Grants Administration Education Initiatives Backpack Giveaway

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Boo!(Miami, FL October 20, 2015) – The City of Miami Office of Grants Administration Education Initiatives will distribute backpacks to the City’s Families First Parenting Program participants at the United Way Center for Excellence in Early Education on Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.

The City of Miami Families First Parenting Program is a year round program comprised of a 16 session, 2 cycle series workshop for parents/caregivers of children 3-6 years old using the Incredible Year Evidence Based Curriculum. The program will serve 200 parents/caregivers, and supportive family members of these children who reside in the City. The City partners with established childcare centers to create convenient accessible sites to promote social, emotional, and academic competence in children and their caregivers. The program provides materials in child development awareness and developing positive interactions between parents and children. The Families First program is tailored to ensure cultural sensitivity and fits the City’s multi-cultural backgrounds. The program builds up parenting competencies and encourages involvement in children’s school experiences to strengthen parenting skills and foster more tolerant communities.

WHO: The City of Miami Office of Grants Administration Education Initiatives, United Way Center for Excellence in Early Education and participants of the Families First Parenting Program

WHAT: Families First Parenting Program Backpack Distribution

WHERE: Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.

WHEN: United Way Center for Excellence in Early Education 3250 SW 3rd Avenue. Miami, FL 33129