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Kids First Staff Certified in Youth Mental Health First Aid

Mar 2, 2021

A cohort from Kids First were recently certified in Youth Mental Health First Aid from the National Council for Behavioral Health.
Attorney Allison Heffern Receives Linn County Bar Association's Citizenship Award

Feb 8, 2021

Kids First attorney Allison Heffern was awarded the 9th Annual Citizenship Award by the Linn County Bar Association. The Citizenship Award is granted annually to a deserving member of the LCBA in recognition of meaningful contributions to the…
Kids First Celebrates 16th Anniversary

Jan 24, 2021

Kids First has been proudly serving kids in conflict since 2005.
Nations Financial Group Sponsors End-Of-Year Match

Dec 17, 2020

Nations Financial Group is matching all NEW (or new lately) gifts to Kids First Law Center (including anyone who last gave prior to 2019) up to $5,000 by the end of the year.
Finding Paradise on Giving Tuesday

Dec 2, 2020

Thanks to a generous match from Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, Hawkeye Area Labor Council, and Cedar Rapids / Iowa City Building Trades Council, $20,375 was raised on Giving Tuesday to give kids like Caleb their own paradise.
Exciting Next Step for Kids First Des Moines

May 29, 2020

On June 30, 2020, the Des Moines office of Kids First Law Center will split off from the Cedar Rapids office and launch as an independent nonprofit organization. The Des Moines office will become the Iowa Center for Children’s Justice (ICCJ). The…
Additional Deductions Available for Charitable Gifts

Apr 2, 2020

All U.S. taxpayers can now take an “above-the-line” deduction for charitable gifts up to $300 per individual and $600 per couple in 2020.
Help for Separated Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 21, 2020

For separated parents, the COVID-19 pandemic brings a special set of challenges. But parents can use the pandemic as an opportunity to re-set their co-parenting relationship. Here are some ways parents can establish a clear path through these…
Youth Peace Project Helping Build Success at McKinley

Jan 13, 2020

Kids First’s Youth Peace Project facilitates conflict resolution circles at McKinley Middle School and its three feeder schools, Johnson STEAM Academy, Grant Wood Elementary, and Erskine Elementary. Featured in this article is Youth Peace Project…
Preparing Children for Successful Adulthood

Jan 16, 2019

At Kids First, we help prepare children for a successful adulthood by teaching them social-emotional skills. Whether it is teaching children in divorce workshops the importance of talking about their feelings with their parents, helping middle school…

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Mar 2, 2021, 9:56 AM
A cohort from Kids First were recently certified in Youth Mental Health First Aid from the National Council for Behavioral Health.