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Family friendly things to do this summer

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We know it can be challenging to keep your children occupied during the summer and to find activities that work for your schedule and budget. So, we’ve put together a list of summer programs and events for your families:  City Events  City of Albuquerque Summer Fest Farmers Markets  ABQ Kids Events Teen Nights Indoor Activities Albuquerque Museum Explora Balloon Museum …

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Letting Young Parents Lead

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The Partnership for Community Action has a longstanding commitment to supporting families by providing opportunities to develop parent engagement and community leadership skills. For the past year, we have particularly focused on supporting young parents ages 16-28 through a new Young Parents Cohort. This cohort employed PCA’s community advocacy framework, along with the expertise of fellow educational and family-centered organizations. …

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Por qué la sesión legislativa es tan importante y cómo participar

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Por Zully Rodriguez | Organizador comunitario de PCA Nuestro sistema de gobierno nunca ha sido automático. Si queremos que nuestros hijos crezcan en una verdadera democracia, no solo una con elecciones, sino una en la que cada voz importe y cada voto cuente, necesitamos nutrirla y protegerla. Hoy la responsabilidad recae en todos nosotros. – Barack Obama, Declaración sobre el …

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Why the legislative session is so important, and how to get involved

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By Zully Rodriguez | Community Organizer for PCA “Our system of government has never been automatic. If we want our children to grow up in a true democracy, – not just one with elections, but one where every voice matters and every vote counts, we need to nurture and protect it. Today the responsibility falls to all of us.” – …

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PCA Family Recipes: Celebrating Posada with community culinary traditions

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Every year, to bring our community together and celebrate the holiday season, we host our Holiday Posada.  It is a joyous occasion where we open our doors all day to share food and gather with our community. Local parents, childcare providers, community partners, and community members bring dishes to share that are traditional to their holiday celebrations. While we are …

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El reto PCA: Fondo de ahorro para emergencias.

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Por Zully Rodriguez | Organizador comunitario de PCA ¡Se descompuso la lavadora! ¿Y ahora… quién podrá ayudarme? ¿Mi mama? ¿Mi tío? ¿La casa de empeño? ¿Un préstamo con el título de mi carro que me cobrará un interés exagerado y que terminará causando más dolores de cabeza? Justo cuando se descompone el refrigerador o la batería del carro muere, es …

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The PCA Challenge: Creating an Emergency Savings Plan

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By Zully Rodriguez | Community Organizer for PCA This blog was originally written in Spanish My washing machine is broken! And now…, who is going to help me? My mom? My uncle? The pawn shop? A car title loan that will charge me an outrageous interest rate and cause me even more headaches? It is just when the refrigerator or …

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Los proveedores de cuidado infantil son fundamentales para el bienestar comunitario… Y necesitan nuestro apoyo

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La fomentación del desarrollo a largo plazo y del éxito de nuestros niños comienza con el apoyo de la gente que los cuida: los proveedores de cuidado infantil. Aunque los proveedores normalmente operan en un centro, muchas personas (particularmente mujeres de color) proveen cuidados en hogares particulares a lo largo y a lo ancho de todo el estado. Muchas familias …

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Child Care Providers Are Key to Community Well-being — and They Need Our Support

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More about Educadores Para los Niños del Futuro, PCA’s Home-Based Child Care Provider Network Fostering the long term development and success of our children starts with supporting the educators who care for them一 child care providers.  While providers typically operate out of a center, many individuals (particularly women of color) provide child care directly out of their private homes throughout …

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¡El regreso a la escuela comienza en 3…2…1!

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Por Zully Rodriguez ¡El otoño ya está aquí, el regreso a la escuela comienza en 3…2…1!  ¡Las aulas están llenas otra vez! Después de 2 ciclos escolares con clases presenciales solo de forma parcial, el tiempo de regresar y poner a prueba lo que aprendimos está aquí. Los últimos meses de instrucción en persona del año escolar pasado sirvieron entre …