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Community Action Needed to Re-Authorize Secure Rural Schools

| April 29, 2017
Community Action Needed to Re-Authorize Secure Rural Schools

For over 100 years, the federal government has shared 25 percent of federal forest revenues with counties to compensate them for federal ownership of forest lands that cannot be taxed at the local level, but these revenue-sharing payments are no longer even sufficient to cover the services that must be provided. And now there seems to be a drop in these funds and perhaps even elimination!

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WIC Focus Groups

| April 23, 2017
WIC Focus Groups

Coconino County Public Health Services District is looking for parents with children under 5 to participate in focus groups. The groups will take place at the WIC Clinic to hear from parents about how WIC can better serve them. All participants will receive a $25 gift card! Kids are welcome!

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Coffee with a CASA

| April 23, 2017
Coffee with a CASA

You are invited to join us for a casual conversation about the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Program. Come learn how you can have a lifelong impact on a child in foster care in Coconino County. CASA volunteers are everyday people, appointed by a judge to review a case of abuse or neglect. Volunteers meet with the children invovled in the case and become an integral part of the court team, ultimately reporting back to the judge with vital information about the case.

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Child Care: Community Discussion and Forum

| April 14, 2017
Child Care: Community Discussion and Forum

CCC&Y Williams Child Abuse Prevention Council would like to invite you to the discussion! It has come to our attention that there are concerns about the lack of affordable and available child care in the community of Williams. We are looking for the community to come together to discuss the needs and concerns around this issue.

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SafeTALK – Suicide Awareness for Everyone

| April 10, 2017
SafeTALK – Suicide Awareness for Everyone

SafeTALK is a half-day education session intended to provide ‘suicide awareness for everyone’ where attendees will learn the skills to acknowledge an individual at risk and utilize the resources to connect that person to in order to keep them safe. The session will be held on Tuesday, April 18th from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m at the Flagstaff Family Resource Center.

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CASA’s Needed!

| April 8, 2017
CASA’s Needed!

CASAs are desperately needed in Coconino County! CASA volunteers will stay with children who are victims of abuse or neglect until the child is placed in a safe, permanent home. For many of these children, CASA volunteers are the only constant adult presence in their life at the time.

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Canceled: CCC&Y Board meeting for April 17 due to Board of Directors Retreat. Next meeting scheduled for May 15

| April 3, 2017
Canceled: CCC&Y Board meeting for April 17 due to Board of Directors Retreat. Next meeting scheduled for May 15

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth’s April 17th board meeting will be canceled due to a Board of Directors Retreat.

CCC&Y will hold its next monthly board meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 15 at the County Health and Community Services Building, 2625 N. King St., Ponderosa Room, Flagstaff.

ALL are welcome to attend and join in the discussion.

Send an email to info@coconinokids.org or call 928-679-7318 for more information.

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Child Abuse Prevention Conference Luncheon Pictures

| April 2, 2017
Child Abuse Prevention Conference Luncheon Pictures

The Arizona Daily Sun joined us at the Child Abuse Prevention Conference and posted some wonderful pictures on there website. Thank you to everyone that came and participated!

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16th Annual Out-Of-School Time Awards of Excellence

| March 31, 2017
16th Annual Out-Of-School Time Awards of Excellence

Don’t miss your chance to shine a spotlight on your program, coworker, or leadership!

Nominate them for the 2017 Out-Of-School Time Awards of Excellence! Submit your nominations Monday, March 27th – Friday, April 28th here

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Human Trafficking Training

| March 24, 2017
Human Trafficking Training

This training will incorporate the federal definition of sex trafficking, the similarities and differences between domestic violence and sex trafficking situations, red flags for sex trafficking situations, and types of recruitment and sex traffickers. Scenarios involving youth in child welfare situations will be discussed and an introduction to trauma-informed work with sex trafficking victims including exploring the trauma bond with the sex traffickers.

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