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Crestridge International and Dual Language Magnet

      All children benefit from positive connections with the natural world as a regular part of their healthy growth and development. Unfortunately, today’s children, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds, are spending less and less time outdoors. Disconnection from nature can lead to harmful effects such as childhood obesity, an increased prevalence of attention-deficit…
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CEDARS Northbridge
Early Childhood Development Center

  Many of the children at Northbridge ECDC are considered at-risk, with the major contributing factor to the at-risk status being poverty. CEDARS reports that approximately 80% of the children we serve receive subsidies based on income. Poverty also negatively impacts homeownership, and in turn, outdoor experiences. Nearly all of our clients live in apartments…
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