Tag: Reports & Studies

Guest Speaker Confirmed – CCC&Y Annual Meeting – May 18th

| April 29, 2015
Guest Speaker Confirmed – CCC&Y Annual Meeting – May 18th

Please join us Monday, May 18th from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. at the Flagstaff Aquaplex for CCC&Y’s Annual Meeting.  In addition to regular business, Board of Director elections, and a potluck provided by the current Board, we have invited Cenovia Sieh, Assistant Program Manager for the Department of Child Safety in Coconino County, as our […]

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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

| 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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FUSD budget close to breaking even

| April 8, 2015
FUSD budget close to breaking even

April 7, 2015 • By Michelle McManimon • Arizona Daily Sun The good news is FUSD won’t lose as much in state funds as first projected. As a result, the district will come within $200,000 of a break-even preliminary operating budget of $44.5 million next year. That was the word from Ken Garland, budget and […]

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Career Education & Training Are Critical to Arizona’s Future

| April 8, 2015
Career Education & Training Are Critical to Arizona’s Future

April 6, 2015 • By Doug Pruitt • Expect More Arizona Approximately 60 percent of jobs in Arizona don’t require a 4-year degree, which is great news for students who aren’t sure that path is best for them. But don’t let the statistic confuse you. The majority of those jobs, and particularly positions that pay […]

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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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