Mayor Price names inaugural Best Place for Working Parents® Innovator Award Winners
- March 03, 2020
Generous leave for new parents, flexible schedules, kid-friendly workplaces, and ample opportunity for employee feedback are among factors that make for great places for working parents in Fort Worth, according to Mayor Betsy Price’s inaugural Best Place for Working Parents 2020 awards. Read MoreRead More
Fort Worth will be the site of a roundtable highlighting the city as an innovator in early education and child care. On Thursday, October 3, Trump Administration officials will convene a roundtable in Fort Worth with parents, and community and state leaders, including Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price. The participants are expected to highlight issues […]Read More
Watch this video for a message from our Mayor and many community partners about the city’s ongoing dedication to make Fort Worth the Best Place for Kids!Read More
On April 24th, the Raising of Fort Worth kicked off its fifth year of early learning events to engage local nonprofits, businesses, schools, foundations, and families to join together in building Fort Worth as the Best Place for Kids! Led by Mayor Betsy Price and local private and public partners, the “Best Place for Kids!” […]Read More
As part of Mayor Price’s initiative to build Fort Worth as the Best Place for Kids!, several Fort Worth ISD elementary schools are opening their doors over the summer to connect families to community resources and help young children get acclimated to their school and teachers before the school year starts. The first family engagement […]Read More
Tarrant County Highlighted in National Early Education Guidebook Tarrant County was recently highlighted in Strong Beginnings, Successful Lives: A Prenatal-to-Three Policy Guidebook for Legislators, published by the National Conference of State Legislatures. The guidebook is intended to be a resource for policymakers, and includes the following: Prenatal-to-three baseline facts and figures Examples from across the […]Read More
The Raising of Fort Worth hosted a breakfast event on September 26th to share the unfolding story of how more than 70 local business leaders are engaging with and catalyzing the Mayor’s effort to build Fort Worth as the “Best Place for Kids!”. The three key goals of the event included: Lifting up local businesses […]Read More
Our movement was ignited by data that showed that while Fort Worth stands as the 13th largest city in the nation and boasts the fastest-growing employment sector, our children were not performing to their full potential: Over the last seven years, the local community has collaboratively worked to build a brighter future for Fort Worth […]Read More
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