Category Archives: In The News

Back to School for new English Language Learners – Iowa City Schools

Back to school – parent outreach.Arabic August 2018 Back to school.parent outreach.French August 2018 Back to school – parent outreach English August 2018 Back to school – parent outreach.LingalaAugust 2018 Back to school.parent outreach.Spanish August 2018 Back to school.parent outreach.swahili … Continue reading

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CPSC Warning about inclined sleep products for infants

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2018 Crisis Center Box Fan Distribution

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Recall – Graco highchairs

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Graco-Recalls-Highchairs-Due-to-Fall-Hazard-Sold-Exclusively-at-Walmart#   Name of product: Graco Table2Table 6-in-1 Highchairs Hazard: The highchair’s rear legs can pivot out of position making the chair unstable and posing a fall hazard to a child in the highchair. Remedy: Repair Recall date: March 1, 2018 … Continue reading

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Recent recalls: VTech Infant Rattle and Lights & Lullabies Travel Mobile; Pokemon Fidget Spinner Keychain; Skip Hop High Chair

The following recalls have been issued recently.  For more information, click on the name to be directed to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Recall page: VTech Infant Rattle VTech Lights & Lullabies Travel Mobile Pokemon Fidget Spinner Key Chain … Continue reading

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Supervisor Kurt Friese blog about poverty and early childhood

http://www.kurtfriese.com/blog/2017/12/13/the-poverty-summit

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JCE/ECIA Board Seeking New Members

The Johnson County Early Childhood Iowa Area/Empowerment Board invites you to become a voice for your community. We are seeking new members who are passionate about improving the lives of JohnsonCounty children from birth to five. Men, persons of color, … Continue reading

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Not a Box Party July 16

FREE CHILDREN’S EVENTS The Early Literacy Task Force of the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting free family Not a Box Parties this summer in neighborhood parks from 3 to 5 pm.  The next events will be on … Continue reading

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Funds Available for FY 2017

The Johnson County Empowerment/Early Childhood Iowa Board has funds available for programs that provide support to families with children age 0 through five years old and pregnant women. Purposes of the funds are to ensure that young children are properly … Continue reading

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Johnson County Resource Directory is now available!

Johnson County Social Services Department has developed an online Resource Directory which can be found on their department page on the county website at www.johnson-county.com or at this link.  Johnson County Resource Directory.

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