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Fort Worth Community puts on free drive-up carnivals for families.

  • July 31, 2020

On Saturday, August 1st Fort Worth families had the opportunity to hop in the car, experience a little fun and at the same time pick up valuable free resources for the school year. Cheraya Peña from The Best Place for Kids talks to Good Day about the drive-up “Road to Readiness” carnivals.   

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COVID-19 Update with Mayor Price and Cheraya Peña

  • July 30, 2020

Mayor Price highlights local resources available for parents and kids with Fort Worth’s Best Place for Kids program director, Cheraya Peña.

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Drive-Up School-Readiness Carnival

  • July 29, 2020

Two local nonprofits – The Best Place For Kids and Read Fort Worth – are teaming up to help families with kids who are pre-K thru third grade by bringing school supplies and resources right to Fort Worth neighborhoods. This summer partnership aims to help kids meet their full academic potential by meeting students and […]

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The Future of the Texas Workforce Post-COVID

  • June 26, 2020

In collaboration with SMU’s Center on Research and Evaluation (CORE) and as Part II of a series of collecting and sharing key business leader insights, The Best Place for Working Parents™ surveyed business leaders across Texas in May 2020 to gather insights about the future of the Texas workforce post-COVID. The key objectives of the […]

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Fort Worth Association of Professional Landmen – Thank you!

  • June 26, 2020

The Best Place for Kids™ extends a sincere “thank you” to The Fort Worth Association of Professional Landmen for contributing the funds raised at their annual golf tournament held at the Bear Creek Golf Club on June 26th, 2020. Their generous support aided our efforts to impact 4,000 local families and students at our community […]

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Going back to work, but need childcare? There’s a website for that

  • May 20, 2020

Fort Worth Business Press: Going back to work, but need childcare? There’s a website for that

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As Texans Head Back to Work: Parents Can Locate Available Child Care Using FIND!, Free Child Care Search Tool

  • May 20, 2020

As Texans Head Back to Work: Parents Can Locate Available Child Care Using FIND!, Free Child Care Search Tool Fort Worth, Texas, May 20, 2020 – As Texas begins to re-open businesses, all parents can now readily locate available licensed child care in Tarrant County for children ages 0-12 years of age using the free […]

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Best Place for Kids FIND! child care search tool highlighted as local resource for finding child care

  • May 14, 2020

WFAA: Sanity Check: What To Do With The Kids?

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2020 Teacher Appreciation Week in Fort Worth

  • May 07, 2020

Fox 4 News: Some Fort Worth Businesses Offering Freebies for Teachers as They Adjust to Teaching Remotely Bright Spots: Read Fort Worth and Fort Worth Chamber appreciating teachers

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Spotlight on Innovative State and Local Solutions

  • May 05, 2020

Spotlight on Innovative State and Local Solutions: Quick and Affordable Child Care Supply and Demand Matching Strategies for the Children of Essential Workers Today, and Working Families Tomorrow Select “Open In Browser” to listen.

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