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IPC Blog Booklet

What follows in this booklet are descriptions of some of the 28 programs we are using to build and develop the Indianola Promise Community (IPC). These narrative summaries are told from the perspective of the individuals who are participating in these programs and helping us learn from their experiences.

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IPC Blog Booklet

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Indianola Promise Community Brochure 2014

The Indianola Promise Community (IPC) is a community-based initiative to provide children with the opportunity to succeed in school, graduate, and attend college. While it is sponsored by Delta Health Alliance, its many local partners include: Indianola School District, City of Indianola, Delta State University, B.B. King Museum, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and many others. Our office is located at 135 Front Street in Indianola, though we have staff and volunteers working throughout the city. And while we sponsor many programs, we have one priority – making sure children in Indianola have the opportunities they need to excel, so they “never miss a beat” from birth to college graduation.

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Indianola Promise Community Brochure 2014

IPC Newsletter July 2014

Entering “big” school can be one of the most exciting yet scariest times for upcoming kindergartners. And, for parents, it is a milestone event as their child transitions from pre-school to formal school and begins their educational foundation needed for future learning. Indianola School District, in partnership with Indianola Promise Community, is helping to make this transition easier with the Promise School’s “Roaring into Kindergarten” Program. Click to read more ...

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IPC Newsletter July 2014

Parents as Teachers in Indianola

These are the goals of the Delta Health Alliance Indianola Promise Community PARENTS AS TEACHERS project. Trained staff are working in Indianola to identify expectant mothers and new parents to join the program. This initiative will serve families who are expecting all the way through when their children enter kindergarten. Through one-on-one visits in the home and group meetings with Delta Health Alliance IPC staff, these parents become the teachers in their own homes and neighborhoods. The skills they learn enable them to deliver healthier babies and grow healthier children. This program also makes available to families health and developmental screenings for their children and creates networks among parents so they can help each other. With this kind of personal involvement and on-the-ground intervention, Delta Health Alliance is working every day to secure a healthier Indianola.

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Parents as Teachers in Indianola

Parents as Teachers in the Leflore County

These are the goals of the Delta Health Alliance PARENTS AS TEACHERS project: Trained staff are working in Leflore County to identify expectant mothers and new parents to join the program. This initiative will serve families who are expecting all the way through when their children enter kindergarten. Through one-on-one visits in the home and group meetings with Delta Health Alliance staff, these parents become the teachers in their own homes and neighborhoods. The skills they learn enable them to deliver healthier babies and grow healthier children. This program also makes available to families health and developmental screenings for their children and creates networks among parents so they can help each other. With this kind of personal involvement and on-the-ground intervention, Delta Health Alliance is working every day to secure a healthier Mississippi Delta.

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Parents as Teachers in the Leflore County

Parents as Teachers in the Mississippi Delta

These are the goals of the Delta Health Alliance PARENTS AS TEACHERS project: Trained staff are working in Leflore and Sunflower (Indianola) counties to identify expectant mothers and new parents to join the program. This initiative is designed to serve families who are expecting all the way through when their children enter kindergarten. Currently, 379 mothers and children are receiving PAT services. Through one-on-one visits in the home and group meetings with Delta Health Alliance staff, these parents become the teachers in their own homes and neighborhoods. The skills they learn enable them to deliver healthier babies and grow healthier children. This program also makes available to families health and developmental screenings for their children and creates networks among parents so they can help each other.

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Parents as Teachers in the Mississippi Delta

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Parents as Teachers January 2014 Newsletter

Inside this issue: January Group Connections, Free Breastfeeding Classes, Prepared Childbirth Classes, 2014 Dates to Remember

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Parents as Teachers January 2014 Newsletter

Parents as Teachers December 2013 Newsletter

Inside this issue: Safe Sleep, Free Breastfeeding Classes, Holiday Food Safety During Pregnancy, Local Gold Mine, Refer Your Friends and Prepared Childbirth Classes.

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Parents as Teachers December 2013 Newsletter

Parents as Teachers November 2013 Newsletter

Inside this issue: WIC Has Made Some Changes, November Group Connections: Safe Sleep, DRMC Prepared Childbirth Classes, Bolivar Medical Center Childbirth Classes, Flu Shots, WIC Lactation Specialists, Refer Your Friends.

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Parents as Teachers November 2013 Newsletter