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Pima County holding resource fair for families

Pima County will host the Summer Youth and Family Resource Fair on Saturday, with more than 60 vendors helping provide a one-stop shop for families.

Hosted by the county’s Community and Workforce Development Authority and District 5, the fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the courtyard and conference rooms of the One Stop Youth Employment Center at 320 N-Commerce Park. loop.

The event will feature nonprofit and community organizers providing support for families, educational resources, information on activities and free programs, free COVID-19 vaccines, giveaways, raffles, and free food and music.

Information about Pima Early Education Program Scholarships is also available. The scholarship provides free preschool classes for children from low-income families.

Applications for the Summer Youth Employment Program, which places youth in workplaces throughout the county, will also be on the fair.

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“We wanted to create a one-stop shop for families,” said program manager Jennifer Ekstrom in a news release. “And we want to show families that our community has summer programs for kids of all ages.”

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