southwest human development Archives

Grand Prix of Scottsdale returns Nov. 4-6

Grand Prix of Scottsdale producers

After much success in its inaugural 2015 event, the Grand Prix of Scottsdale announced this year’s Grand Prix of Scottsdale on Nov. 4-6. The streets of Downtown Scottsdale will transform into a cinematic, modern day version of the Roaring 1920s with over 20,000 expected attendees from across the Valley participating in the three-day Gatsby experience that aims to turn back the clock. Racing teams will have… Read More →

Legoland and Sea Life partner for Valley nonprofit

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by in Experience AZ Magazine

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona and SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium have partnered with Southwest Human Development for a weekend of family fun in support of the nonprofit’s programs and services dedicated to helping Arizona’s children and their families. On Saturday, Sept. 17, and Sunday, Sept. 18, LEGOLAND Discovery Center and SEA LIFE will donate $2 to Southwest… Read More →

Southwest Human Development introduces ‘Up Up Up’

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To help improve early literacy and put more high-quality children’s books in the hands of young kids, Southwest Human Development, one of the nation’s largest nonprofits dedicated to early childhood development, recently published its first-ever children’s book, Up Up Up. Written by Phoebe Fox and illustrated by Michael Hale, Up Up Up is a story about a fanciful… Read More →

Educare Arizona hits milestones since opening 5 years ago

Educare Arizona

Think about 1,000 young people from an economically disadvantaged part of the community getting ahead in life instead of falling behind early – a feat that resets their futures and stays with them for decades. Educare Arizona marks some key milestones that highlight its impact on children, families, educators and the community.  On Thursday, July 28, Educare Arizona welcomes its sixth… Read More →

Southwest Human Development, Delta Dental team up

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Southwest Human Development, with the help of the Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation, launched the Oral Health Program for children, families and expectant mothers, which will promote oral health, increase knowledge of preventive oral health measures and increase access to preventive care for pregnant women. While low- and no-cost options for children’s dental care exist, for… Read More →

Southwest Human Development marks 35th anniversary

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All young children deserve a great start in life. Knowing the early years matter the most, for 35 years the people at Southwest Human Development have devoted themselves to helping Arizona’s youngest children and their families. Founded in 1981 with six staff members serving 175 children through a single program, Phoenix-based Southwest Human Development is… Read More →

8 companies earn Industry Leaders of Arizona Awards

Photo: Anita Richey

Hundreds of Arizona’s best and brightest business leaders gathered Thursday at Chateau Luxe as Az Business magazine presented the 2016 Industry Leaders of Arizona Awards.  Presenting sponsors for the ILoA Awards were Arizona Central Credit Union, Clark Hill, CRESA, Lovitt & Touche’, RSM and Teladoc. The Industry Leaders of Arizona Awards recognize the contributions and impact of Arizona‐based companies on both the economy of Arizona and in… Read More →

Meet the Industry Leaders of Arizona

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The CEOs and CFOs of Arizona’s most dynamic and innovative companies are coming together for the 2016 Industry Leaders of Arizona (ILoA) Awards, a night of networking and celebration.  Each year, Az Business magazine presents the Industry Leaders of Arizona Awards, which recognize the contributions and impact of Arizona‐based companies on both the economy of Arizona and in… Read More →

Arizona nonprofits partner for Tax Credit Tuesday

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Each year, millions of dollars in state tax credits go unused by Arizona residents who either aren’t familiar with the process to claim tax credits, or simply don’t know that certain tax credits are offered to them. This year, a collaboration of Valley nonprofits is looking to change that by increasing awareness of available tax… Read More →

AZ Big Media honors Most Influential Women

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They are the best business minds in Arizona. They are innovators, trailblazers and leaders of men. They are Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2014, as selected by the editorial team at Az Business magazine and a panel of industry experts. The Most Influential Women were honored Thursday at a reception… Read More →

RDP Founding Member Appointed to SWHD Board

Roshka DeWulf & Patten, a Phoenix-based law firm representing clients in complex litigation and regulatory issues, is pleased to announce Founding Member Paul Roshka has been appointed to the board of directors for Southwest Human Development, Arizona’s largest nonprofit dedicated to early childhood development. As a member of the board, Roshka will serve a minimum… Read More →

Back to School: Helpful Tips for Parents

Back To School
by in Play

Getting the new school year off to a good start can influence a child’s attitude, confidence and performance both socially and academically. The transition to school can be difficult for both children and parents. Even children who are eager to start school may need to make adjustments as they start the new year. The amount… Read More →

Zandra O’Keefe, CPA – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Zandra O'Keefe

Zandra O’Keefe, CPA – Managing director, CBIZ With more than 20 years of experience providing accounting, tax planning and compliance services, O’Keefe has developed a specialty and expertise in providing services to professional service practices such as medical practices, architectural and law firms. She is active in the community and serves as the Past President… Read More →

White House Honors ASU Alumnus As Champion Of Change

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Arizona State University alumnus Angelica Vilaverde was honored as a Champion of Change at the White House on Monday. She is one of 11 individuals from Head Start programs across the country who earned the honor. Honorees were commended for their commitment to delivering on the promise of Head Start, a comprehensive early childhood development… Read More →