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Seeking Full-Time Youth Peace Project Facilitator

Jul 20, 2020

Kids First is expanding the Youth Peace Project, creating a full-time position for a Youth Peace Project Facilitator to help children resolve conflicts in the middle school and high school setting.
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…
Happy Hour (but not Happy) Postponed

Apr 15, 2020

We have had to postpone our May 14th Happy Hour event –but we can’t postpone HAPPY! At Kids First, we stay optimistic as we work with families and kids in conflict because we know there can always be a happy ending. You can help keep happy in…
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…
Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Calling All Eastern Iowa Attorneys!

Dec 11, 2019

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Calling All Attorneys! We are appealing to you lawyers with an important opportunity! Please take a recess and view this 1-minute video exhibit...
Happy Hour Fundraiser Announced

Mar 7, 2019

Save the date to join Happy Hour for Kids First on Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 4:30-7:00 p.m.
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…
One Million Cups Features Kids First's Peace Project

Nov 16, 2018

We're so proud of our restorative justice project at McKinley Middle School!

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Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

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Jul 20, 2020, 3:26 PM
Kids First is expanding the Youth Peace Project, creating a full-time position for a Youth Peace Project Facilitator to help children resolve conflicts in the middle school and high school setting.