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Announcing Outgoing Executive Director

AVANCE-Austin Celebrates Outgoing Executive Director Marie Felan, Announces Search for New Executive Director (Austin, Texas) – At the conclusion of another successful year that saw more than 240 mothers and children graduate from its signature parent-childhood education program, AVANCE-Austin announced that it’s Executive Director of five years, Marie Felan, will be stepping down from the…

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Mission Moment – Graduation Spotlight

Meet Enid. She was a stay-at-home mother to her 2 children, Hansel and Josiah. She noticed that Hansel’s speech development was delayed but didn’t know how to help him. AVANCE was there to help. Through AVANCE, Enid was able to find the Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) and Development she needed for her son, Hansel. She…

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Program Spotlight: Triple P

Your support is helping Elida and her family put positive parenting solutions into practice. Elida and her family are currently enrolled in our 10-week Triple P (Positive Parenting Practices) program. Each week, Elida and her son Seth are visited by Parent Educator/Home Visitor Nancy Ramirez. Together, Elida and Nancy have identified some of Seth’s social,…

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4 Ways to be an Amplify Ambassador

Amplify Austin 2019 is here and we can use YOUR help to achieve our goal of raising $25,000 before 6:00 PM on Friday, March 1! Here are 4 QUICK and EASY ways to be an Amplify Ambassador for AVANCE: Join us at our Wear Your Shades Social Meet us for happy hour and get ready…

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How To: Setting Up Your 2019 Amplify Austin Fundraising Page

Amplify Austin 2019 Thursday, February 28 – Friday, March 1 6:00 PM – 6:00 PM   Thank you for joining our campaign to #AmplifyAVANCE! Together, we’ll raise $25,000 to make Futures So Bright for very young, low-income children and their parents. Spread the word with your friends, family, and community about AVANCE-Austin’s work and make 2019 the…

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AVANCE-Austin Voted Outstanding Latino Community Organization

We are excited to announce that AVANCE-Austin was voted Outstanding Latino Community Organization for this year’s Habla con Orgullo Award. A million thanks to all who voted and chose AVANCE-Austin as this year’s recipient. We humbly gathered on October 15th with our fellow Latino community leaders at Juan in a Million for the Habla con…

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Vote AVANCE-Austin as Outstanding Latino Community Organization

It’s an absolute honor to announce that AVANCE-Austin has been nominated by Hispanic Advocates Business Leaders of Austin (HABLA) amongst several amazing Latino organizations for a 2018 Habla con Orgullo Award. You can decide who wins! Vote Now! VOTE  for AVANCE-Austin as this year’s Outstanding Latino Community Organization. Voting is now open through 5pm, Friday,…

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AVANCE-Austin 2017 Graduates

Areli and Lily are a beloved mother-and-daughter team here at AVANCE-Austin. Areli is a quiet, affectionate and determined mother who saw AVANCE’s program as a rich educational opportunity for her vivacious, effervescent toddler, Lily, and herself. Areli initially decided to enroll in AVANCE because she feared Lily was too isolated. Areli works long shifts and…

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Letter from Elisobel

I am very thankful to AVANCE because I learned many things about the development of my child. With other moms, I gathered a great deal of information about the development of our children since conception. Most importantly, I learned to manage the different stages of my child’s development successfully. I learned to understand the needs…

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