2019 Tiny Towne Field Trip with Creating Connected Communities!

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A special Thank you to our friends and supporters at Creating Connected Communities for organizing our wonderful field trip to Tiny Towne yesterday Wednesday June 12! Our students had so much fun participating in all the exciting activities like face-painting, dance, and even driving around! We appreciate all those who assisted in making this trip possible for a second time! Gracias!

 
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A Great first week!

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We’re a fourth of the way through the 2019 Summer Educational Program! We wish to take a moment to thank our amazing educators, youth and adult volunteers, staff members, and parents for a great start! This week was full of special guests, new visitors, and lots of educational fun! We hope the next three weeks bring more of the same! Gracias

 
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Thank you AT&T!

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This past Wednesday, Our soccer program students were invited to attend the soccer match between the Mexican national team and the Venezuelan national team at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in downtown Atlanta!

AT&T Impact was gracious enough to allow 13 of our soccer program participants to tour the stadium, receive supporter merchandise and to be featured during the half-time show! Los Niños Primero is grateful for the opportunity! For many of our students and parent chaperones, this was their first time every going to a stadium and live soccer game!

 
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Snapology and Los Niños Primero!

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Another wonderful Day at Los Niños Primero!

Today we had Snapology conduct their first session with our 5 year olds!

Snapology is the premier partner for STEAM programs (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math), offering year-round programs in schools, community facilities, homes and in our Discovery Centers (select locations only). Kids have so much fun in their classes and camp activities that they don’t even realize they’re learning STEM / STEAM concepts!

 
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The Alliance Theatre + Literacy For All = Outstanding Success!

Pictured above: Early literacy program participants practicing their storytelling and improving literacy skills with a bilingual actor from Atlanta's Alliance Theatre.

Let's have a rousing round of applause for the actors, teachers, parents and students who collaborated in a series of family storytelling workshops!  Los Niños Primero thanks our partners, the Alliance Theatre and Literacy For All, for their creative approach to improving family literacy.

The families worked with the actors to tell and re-tell stories as an ensemble, increasing literacy skills and developing a love for reading and storytelling.

Through storytelling workshops, art-making, music-making and performance,  the Los Niños Primero community has strengthend our connection to the remarkable Alliance Theatre while improving the children and parents' literacy skills. 

Literacy for All is a donor-advised fund of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta and provided grant funding for this multi-generational literacy program.

Bravo, one and all!

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Atlanta Youth at Its Best!

Congratulations to Sarah Giron, a Los Niños Primero youth volunteer and senior at Milton High School.  Sarah was recently honored by the Georgia Department of Education. She earned the top prize for the International Skills Diploma.  Sarah has volunteered with Los Niños Primero throughout high school. She has served as a powerful role model to the children and to her fellow youth volunteers.

Sarah will attend John Hopkins University in the fall and plans to pursue a medical degree. Bravo Sarah!  Thank you for your service and leadership in our Fulton county community.

Meet more remarkable youth volunteers at Visitor's Day on June 18th or 19th, 9 am - Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church Campus, in the Preschool's Kirk Center!

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Los Niños Primero and United Way Parent Leadership Celebration!

This past Saturday April 27th, parent participants graduated from our Fostering Family Leaders Program in collaboration with United Way! Los Niños Primero parents came to 10 sessions where their leadership skills were highlighted and developed! United Way was once again our program partner for our second year. Participants worked on honing their abilities as parents, community members, and global citizens!

For their last meeting, parents gave group presentations on two topics they had selected and researched! The issues they tacked were those that they believed to be affecting their own communities. Groups presented background information on the topics and then gave suggestions on what could be done!