January  eNews

Celebrating 40 Years!

First3Years is celebrating 40 years of creating positive lifetime impacts in the lives of infants, toddlers, and their families! Be on the lookout over the next year as we share the incredible milestones we've achieved over the last four decades.  

Baby Day

We invite you to join us on Saturday, February 15 as we hold Baby Day. Baby Day is the only statewide celebration of the first three years of life, a day acknowledging and celebrating this incredible period of growth in infants and toddlers. 

We are so excited to be teaming up with over 50 amazing partners for Baby Day to host a  FREE day of engaging and fun activities in  NINE cities across Texas! 

Click on a city below to register or to find out more information about a city nearest you!

LocationArlington Public Library | 100 S. Center St., 76010

LocationBaytown Community Center Auditorium | 2407 Market St., 77550

Location:   Dallas Museum of Art | 1717 N. Harwood St., 75201

Location:  The Health Museum | 1515 Hermann Dr., 77004
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM 

Location:  Westside Community Center | 2932 S. IH Frontage Rd., 78130
Time:   10:00 AM - 2:00 PM 

LocationSan Antonio Public Library | 600 Soledad St., 78205
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location San Marcos Public Library | 625 E. Hopkins St., 78666
Time10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Visit the  Baby Day website to learn about everything Baby Day has to offer. We also encourage you to "Like"  Baby Day on Facebook to stay connected!

Thank you to our generous supporters who have helped make Baby Day 2020 possible!


Save Your Spot!
2020 Infant Mental Health Advocacy Award Conference
April 24, 2020
Dallas, TX

Save Your Spot and Register Today! Register HERE! 

  Members $35 
Member Conference Bundle : Includes (1) Conference Entrance and One-Year Membership) $75
Students: $15 | Contact info@first3yearstx.org  for code

Earn 5 CEUS | Light Breakfast and Lunch Provided

Submit Your Nomination!

We are now accepting nominations for this year's T. Berry Brazelton, M.D., Infant Mental Health Advocacy Award. For details on criteria and/or to nominate an individual please follow the link below, complete your application and return by February 26 at 5:00 PM.

About the Award
The Infant Mental Health Advocacy Council was formed in 1989 and established the T. Berry Brazelton, M.D., Infant Mental Health Advocacy Award in 1990. This award is in honor of Dr.  Brazelton, a Texas native and well known national and international pediatrician, researcher, author and advocate for parents, infants and toddlers. The award has been given to sixteen individuals at the biennial Infant Mental Health Advocacy Conference. Each award winner has made significant contributions to the improvement of mental health in the lives of infants, toddlers, and their families in Texas.
First3Years' Infant Mental Health Advocacy Council's objective is to bring together a diverse group of Texas professional organizations to collaborate in the process of seeking nominations for and  selecting, when there is a nominee who meets the objective criteria, the Biennial T. Berry Brazelton, M.D., Infant Mental Health Advocacy Award Winner.

Complete Your Application!
Our Fill The Think Tank Scholarship o pportunities are now OPEN !

Through our Fill the Think Tank Scholarship Fund we are excited to offer 52 professional development scholarship opportunities!
We will be awarding 20 Scholars (Includes: Membership), 20 Scholar Plus (Includes: Membership and 1 Conference Admission) and 12 Full Ride (Includes: Membership, 2 Conference Admissions, and a season pass to a training series in select areas).
To be considered for one of these opportunities, please fill out THIS form.
Applications are due by January 17th. Notifications will be made on January 31st.

Monthly Giving
Are you looking for a New Years Resolution? 
Resolve to give this year! Join our monthly giving program to support critical First3Years program in 2020!

Learn more about what your monthly gift could mean for infant and toddlers across the state of Texas by clicking  HERE!

Request a Training

Need a training for your organization? 
You can request a training HERE .
We can customize trainings to fit your needs! To submit an inquiry or request, please fill out THIS form.

Upcoming Trainings

January Webinar Series
Building Partnerships with Families
January 17 | 1:00 PM

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