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New Initiative Offers Tech Support for Kids Going Back to Virtual School

  • August 19, 2020

Fort Worth families have a new resource to help them with technology questions, as their children head back to online-only school, at least temporarily. Fort Worth’s Best Place for Kids initiative has launched the School Technology Help Desk initiative, a FREE service supported by volunteers, designed to provide one-on-one support for questions about school-issued devices […]

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FIND! Child Care tool

FIND! Child Care using our locally developed, FREE child care search tool

  • August 19, 2020

All parents can readily locate available licensed child care across Tarrant County near their work home and/or along their commute on their mobile or desktop devices for children ages 0-12 years of age using the locally developed, free FIND! child care search tool via:  find.bestplace4kids.com. FIND! was initially launched to specifically support “essential service workers” (as […]

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Satori Capital Best Place Designation

Satori Capital Earns A ‘Best Place for Working Parents®’ Designation

  • August 14, 2020

Satori Capital has been included in the inaugural list of “Best Places for Working Parents,” a designation that honors Fort Worth businesses that support working parents through events, policies, and/or family resources. Satori was recognized for its Optimal Living Program, which is designed to support the mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being of team members. […]

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Mayor Price Champions New Parental Leave Policy for the City of Fort Worth

  • August 11, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Fort Worth, Texas (August 11, 2020) – After on-going efforts to make Fort Worth known as the Best Place for Kids® and The Best Place for Working Parents®*, Mayor Betsy Price champions the City of Fort Worth’s efforts to implement a new parental leave policy available to all […]

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Road to Readiness Resources Now Available for All Fort Worth Families!

  • August 07, 2020

On August 1st, The Best Place for Kids and Read Fort Worth hosted Road to Readiness Drive-Up Carnivals in 6 locations across Fort Worth serving 4,000 local families and students. Along with music and live entertainment (as well as an appearance by Mayor Betsy Price!), the carnivals featured 4 different tents of resources and giveaways […]

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Drive-thru back to school events held across Fort Worth to help families prepare for virtual learning

Drive-thru back to school events held across Fort Worth to help families prepare for virtual learning

  • August 01, 2020

Several organizations in Fort Worth, including some educators, banded together to help families prepare for school in a drive-thru event Saturday. For many North Texas families, remote learning is the task at hand to begin the new school year. Events around Fort Worth on Saturday were planned with that in mind.  Click here to […]

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‘Road to Readiness' Events in Fort Worth Aim to Help Families Prepare for New School Year

‘Road to Readiness’ Events in Fort Worth Aim to Help Families Prepare for New School Year

  • August 01, 2020

With a new school year approaching and many districts making the decision to modify instruction settings starting out, a community effort in Fort Worth aimed to better prepare families. Read more at nbcdfw.com

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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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