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Flagstaff Family Food Center providing Summer Reading Enrichment Program

Flagstaff Family Food Center providing Summer Reading Enrichment Program

| June 4, 2020

The Flagstaff Family Food Center is providing a Summer Reading Enrichment Program from noon through 1:30 p.m. through July 3 at the Flagstaff Family Food Center Kitchen, 1903 N. 2nd St.

Children can pick up a Reading bag daily, which will include a book, snack bag, sweet treats, daily activity materials, ingredients for a healthy snack activity, library resources, a virtual experience list, and a mindfulness activity. Children will receive 1 raffle ticket per day of attendance to win a new bike! *No contact distribution

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Resource guides available for cities across Coconino County

Resource guides available for cities across Coconino County

| June 4, 2020

A variety of resource guides are available for cities throughout Coconino County to help families reach the resources they need during the Covid-19 emergency.

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First Things First — Navigating the new normal

First Things First — Navigating the new normal

| June 2, 2020

Parents and Experts on Helping Kids Through the Pandemic
A new 20-minute video from Noggin features questions from parents and advice and encouragement from early childhood experts to help you and your family deal with the stress of these challenging times.

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Children’s Action Alliance Opinion — Racism Has No Place in a Child’s Life

Children’s Action Alliance Opinion — Racism Has No Place in a Child’s Life

| June 2, 2020

  Children’s Action Alliance (CAA) was formed over thirty years ago with a vision of an Arizona in which all children grow up healthy and safe and ready to succeed. As we reflect on the events of the past few days, we realize we are a far cry from that world. We mourn the tragic […]

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AzCAN — Keeping a Financial Aid Focus in AZ

AzCAN — Keeping a Financial Aid Focus in AZ

| June 2, 2020

Summer is upon us, and Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) rates across Arizona – and other parts of the country – continue to decline.  With all the bread baking, TikToking, and puzzling happening right now, it’s critical that FAFSAing gets added to the list of quarantine activities. 

According to the Arizona FAFSA Tracker, on March 13, Arizona’s class of 2020 had a 3.2% increase in FAFSA completion numbers over the class of 2019. Arizona was making gains, in large part due to the concentrated efforts at the school, local and state level.

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