Tag: Legal

Coconino Courts Self-Help Packets

| January 11, 2016
Coconino Courts Self-Help Packets

Coconino County Law Library and Self-Help Center offers a free list of court-approved legal self-help packets. For more information click HERE.

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Stuck Outside the Poor Door – The Child Watch Column

| April 24, 2015
Stuck Outside the Poor Door – The Child Watch Column

Marian Wright Edelman, President, Children’s Defense Fund Stuck Outside the Poor Door More than 88,000 people have applied to enter the “poor door” at a new luxury condominium tower on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Only one in 1,600 will win the lottery to live there. Some months ago a New York developer made […]

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Send a Comment by May 18th – Indian Child Welfare Act

| April 22, 2015
Send a Comment by May 18th – Indian Child Welfare Act

The public only has until May 18, 2015 to contact the Bureau of Indian Affairs to oppose changes to the minimum Federal standards in the Indian Child Welfare Act. Those changes would adversely impact the removal of Indian children from their families and place those children in foster and adoptive homes or institutions without consideration […]

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Call To Action – Indian Child Welfare Act – May 18th Deadline

| April 17, 2015
Call To Action – Indian Child Welfare Act – May 18th Deadline

The public only has until May 18, 2015 to contact the Bureau of Indian Affairs to oppose changes to the minimum Federal standards in the Indian Child Welfare Act. Those changes would adversely impact the removal of Indian children from their families and place those children in foster and adoptive homes or institutions without consideration […]

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CALL TO ACTION! – Indian Child Welfare Act

| April 15, 2015
CALL TO ACTION! – Indian Child Welfare Act

The public only has until May 18, 2015 to contact the Bureau of Indian Affairs to oppose changes to the minimum Federal standards in the Indian Child Welfare Act. Those changes would adversely impact the removal of Indian children from their families and place those children in foster and adoptive homes or institutions without consideration […]

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CALL TO ACTION! – Indian Child Welfare Act

| April 13, 2015
CALL TO ACTION! – Indian Child Welfare Act

The public only has until May 18, 2015 to contact the Bureau of Indian Affairs to oppose changes to the minimum Federal standards in the Indian Child Welfare Act. Those changes would adversely impact the removal of Indian children from their families and place those children in foster and adoptive homes or institutions without consideration […]

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Indian Child Welfare Act – Fair Representation of American Indian Children

| April 7, 2015
Indian Child Welfare Act – Fair Representation of American Indian Children

Indian Child Welfare Act The Indian Child Welfare Act was enacted by the U.S. Congress in 1978.  It was a landmark legislation necessary due to the alarming rate of Native American children being placed outside their communities and families. The Bureau of Indian Affairs is pushing to enact federal regulations regarding the Indian Child Welfare […]

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Notice for Public Comment Request: Adoption Assistance, Child Fatalities

| March 31, 2015
Notice for Public Comment Request: Adoption Assistance, Child Fatalities

Please find below two notices for public comment, the first on Title IV-e adoption assistance program, the second on public disclosure of findings or information about a case of child abuse or neglect which results in a child fatality or near fatality. 1) A Notice for Public Comment on the title IV-E adoption assistance program […]

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Arizona After 3PM survey

| March 23, 2015
Arizona After 3PM survey

Newest statistics HERE reported from the Arizona After 3 PM survey.  These are focused on physical activity and healthy snacks in afterschool programs. For more information on the survey, check out Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence news release HERE.

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State, Schools Continue Mediation for Inflation Funding

| March 12, 2015
State, Schools Continue Mediation for Inflation Funding

March 12, 2015 • By Fernanda Echavarri • Arizona Public Media The state and school districts are in legal mediation trying to agree on how much money the state should give schools for inflation back pay and when, said an attorney for the schools. …Read the full article HERE

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