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Child Health

Better childhood health is linked to improved educational attainment, better employment opportunities and higher income in adulthood.

disParities Media Project

Children First is supporting independent journalists who increase visibility of the challenges facing families of color in the greater Philadelphia area. The disParities Media…

Parents Empowered for Change

Parents Empowered for Change is a FREE parent training community with a clear goal: A world where every child has a fair shot and…

Early Learning

Children First is a leader in driving improvements in early care and education that benefit children, families and communities.


We works to ensure that our region’s children arrive at school ready to learn, and attend schools that have the resources needed to provide a high quality education.

Vulnerable Youth

We work to promote policies and investments to strengthen safety net programs so more kids can eat healthy meals and families can provide a stable home for their children.