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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Alaska has one of the highest rates of child abuse and neglect in the nation. But the good news is, we can all do something...more

March 14, 2019

Child Welfare

Get Ready for the Week of the Young Child

Save the date for the Week of the Young Child, April 8-12, 2019! Every April, thread joins...more

March 05, 2019

Education, Child Welfare

Take Action on the FY20 Proposed Budget

On Feb. 13, 2019, Governor Dunleavy unveiled his proposed amended budget.  The governor is asking that $1.6 billion be cut from...more

March 01, 2019

Alaska, Education, Child Welfare

It’s not too early to think about kindergarten!

Sure, it’s only January. But now is the perfect time to start getting your preschooler ready for kindergarten. You may not think about preparing your...more

February 06, 2019

Child Welfare

Give Children a Chance to Thrive – Pick.Click.Give. to thread

What does it mean for your family to have access to high-quality child care? Is it dropping off your child in the morning knowing she’s...more

January 23, 2019

Alaska, Child Welfare

Winter Safety Tips

  Don’t hibernate this winter! Get outside and enjoy Alaska’s winter playground. We know what you’re thinking—it’s too cold and dark! But...more

January 17, 2019

Alaska, Child Welfare

2018 Earthquake Recovery Center

As southcentral Alaska recovers from the earthquake on November 30, 2018, thread is working with the State of Alaska Child Care Program Office (CCPO) and...more

December 11, 2018

Alaska, Child Welfare

Is Your Child in the Right Car Seat?

Is your child buckled up properly? Surprisingly, in 59 percent of cases, children’s car seats are used incorrectly. September 23-29 is National Child Passenger...more

September 24, 2018

Child Welfare