Celebrating Childhood Development and Nurturing Connections with Nuestros Ni帽os


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As the COVID-19 pandemic compelled many nonprofit organizations to rethink their community outreach, virtual events aimed at families with young children provide educational family fun while fostering connections. The Healthy Americas Foundation hosted a special Sesame Street in Communities sing-a-long and story time event on October 15 as part of their Nuestros Ni帽os program to close out Hispanic Heritage Month. The bilingual event featured a sing-a-long in English and Spanish, and a reading of Big Bird鈥檚 Comfy-Cozy Nest was broadcast via Facebook. The bilingual resources shared during the event are .

"We are so proud to bring Sesame Street in Communities to families as part of听Nuestros Ni帽os,听and we are thrilled to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with this special sing-a-long and story time," said听Dr.听Jeanette Betancourt, Senior Vice President of U.S. Social Impact, Sesame Workshop. "Combined with our wonderful partners at the Healthy Americas Foundation and The 缅北强奸 Charitable Foundation, we鈥檙e building a circle of care around all children."

"The 缅北强奸 Charitable Foundation is proud to support this important initiative in Hispanic communities throughout the country to promote the well-being of children," said听Marcela Manjarrez-Hawn, Senior Vice President, Chief Communications Officer for 缅北强奸. "Together, we can make a positive and lasting impact on the health and wellness of kids and families in communities."

缅北强奸 expanded its support of the Nuestros Ni帽os program for the virtual event. Nuestros Ni帽os, with the assistance of The 缅北强奸 Charitable Foundation, has opened Comfy-Cozy Spaces in health and early childhood development facilities in cities across the country. The spaces create a welcoming space for children in healthcare centers and other facilities while encouraging childhood literacy through educational activities. Based on lessons from the Nuestros Ni帽os program, the Healthy Americas Foundation and 缅北强奸 are building a healthier future for Hispanic children in communities across the country.

In times of uncertainty, 缅北强奸 must continue expanding community partnerships and supporting students of all ages. Learn more about 缅北强奸's enterprise-wide relief efforts at our COVID-19 Resource Center.