Finding Quality Childcare: Sixpence CCP Teams Up with Hastings Public Schools and Pooh Corner to Leave Mark of Excellence

There’s no better indicator of community well-being than a real-life partner’s story! Today, we asked Amanda Cusatis, a licensed childcare provider and one of Sixpence Child Care Partnership Programs, to talk about the initiative’s strengths and key takeaways. But first, we’d like to provide some context for Sixpence and its Child Care Partnerships.

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Pre-Perfect Pour Stir: 8 Questions with Bartender Deion Bass

Deion Bass, bartender at Howard & Fine, is one of our talented Perfect Pour finalists!

Tickets are on sale, and we can’t wait to see you! Purchase Perfect Pour Tickets by March 9 here: http://bit.ly/30uTCFO

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Pre-Perfect Pour Stir: 8 Questions with Bartender Dominick Pruch

Dominick Pruch, a bartender at Hotel Deco, is one of our talented Perfect Pour finalists!

Tickets are on sale, and we can’t wait to see you!

Purchase Perfect Pour Tickets by March 9 here: http://bit.ly/perfectpourNCFF

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Pre-Perfect Pour Stir: 8 Questions with Bartender Phil Athy

Phil Athy, bartender at Mercury, is one of our talented Perfect Pour finalists!

Tickets are on sale, and we can’t wait to see you! Purchase Perfect Pour Tickets by March 9 here: http://bit.ly/30uTCFO

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Pre-Perfect Pour Stir: 8 Questions with Bartender Kenzie Rhode

Kenzie Rhode, bartender at The Berry & Rye, is one of our talented Perfect Pour finalists!

Tickets are on sale, and we can’t wait to see you! Purchase Perfect Pour Tickets by March 9.

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Connected Youth Initiative Completes Rigorous, Independent SIF Evaluation

In 2015, the Corporation for National and Community Service awarded a Social Innovation Fund (SIF) grant to Nebraska Children and Families Foundation. The grant was used to expand our successful Connected Youth Initiative (CYI) model to rural communities across the state to help unconnected youth, including young people aging out of foster care, to become thriving citizens. We are energized to see that participation in CYI may be associated with some successful outcomes. We’ll explain all of that and more.

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Early Childhood Initiative Sixpence Early Learning Fund, a Childcare Program, and Auburn Public Schools Form a Successful Partnership with Penny Gerking: A Penny for Her Thoughts?

What do Sixpence Child Care Partnerships look like?

Penny Gerking, director of Little Gerkin’s Family Childcare Center, a licensed childcare provider, and one of Sixpence’s Child Care Partners (Sixpence CCP) told us about the program’s benefits and takeaways. Before we dive in, we’d like to explain how Sixpence CCP, works.

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