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Register for the Western Racine County Networking Event

Registration is now open for the Western Racine County Networking event. Staff who work for child, youth, and family serving organizations are invited to attend the annual Racine County networking breakfasts. Attendees will have the opportunity to share information about their programs and market their organizations through table displays. A free copy of the 2022 […]

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FREE Programs for Parents/Caregivers

Our fall 2022 schedule of programs for parents and caregivers is now available.  All programs will be remote, using Zoom. Positive Solutions for Families (5 sessions).  This is a comprehensive program providing many strategies parents can use to help their children learn important social skills, understand what is expected of them, and manage their feelings.  […]

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Fall Rent Smart Workshops (Virtual)

Rent Smart Workshops – Fall 2022 The Rent Smart workshop series helps tenants understand their rights and responsibilities such as finding a rental, pre-rental inspection, who is responsible for repairs, eviction, effective landlord/tenant communication, and more. The free workshops are held via Zoom and run monthly. To register, visit https://go.wisc.edu/Rentsmartregister September 2022: Tuesday and Thursdays […]

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Join 4-H – Open House on August 23

Join 4-H – Open House on August 23 The 4-H program empowers young people to learn by participating in hands-on projects from a wide variety of areas, such as citizenship communication, health, science, and agriculture. There is something for everyone! Programs start with youth in Kindergarten and go all the way through one year past high […]

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Western Racine County Networking Event – Oct. 20, 2022

Save the date for the Annual Western Racine County Networking Event! The event will be held on Thursday, October 20 from 8:30-10:00 AM at Community United Methodist Church. Staff who work for child, youth, and family serving organizations are invited to attend the annual networking event. Attendees will have the opportunity to share information about […]

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Planning AHEAD Virtual Workshop Series

Planning AHEAD is an end-of-life planning curriculum for all ages developed by UW–Madison Division of Extension, This 7-session research-based program will help participants understand how to prepare for the end of life for themselves or a loved one, and why it’s important to have a plan in place. Topics include: handling financial changes, advance medical […]

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Register for information meeting on new child care shared services network

The Wisconsin Early Education Shared Services Network (WEESSN) is expanding into our region! Attend informational meeting to learn more! Please join the WEESSN team for an information session that will contain a presentation on the history of WEESSN and how WEESSN can support family and group child care providers through pooling shared staffing, resources, knowledge, […]

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Are you caring for a child whose parent is incarcerated?

Supporting Children with Incarcerated Parents Series for Parents/Caregivers A two-part series for parents and caregivers Free online via Zoom – April 18 and April 25, 2022 Connect, discuss and engage… Children who are impacted by the incarceration of a parent or loved one sometimes experience extra stress and may have difficult questions. This two-part series is designed […]

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Make Reading Fun

What are some fun ways to read with your children that teach your child important skills and strengthen your relationship? Watch this video for suggestions on how to make reading with your child fun and interactive.  Books are a great tool to encourage your child’s imagination, increase vocabulary and comprehension, and foster problem solving skills.  […]

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