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2022 Coconino County Summer Camps

2022 Coconino County Summer Camps

| May 19, 2022

The following is a listing of upcoming summer camps in Coconino County. 

If your organization would like to be added to this listing, please send an email to frank@coconinokids.org

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Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Family Involvement Center Northern Arizona Community Resource Fair at Flagstaff City Hall on May 21

Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Family Involvement Center Northern Arizona Community Resource Fair at Flagstaff City Hall on May 21

| May 19, 2022

The Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Week Northern Arizona Community Resource Fair will be held from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 21 at the Flagstaff City Hall, 211 W. Aspen, Flagstaff.

There will be fun activities for everyone, giveaways and information to take home.

You’re invited to join us at this free event (tickets are limited).

Family Involvement Center is planning several events statewide for National Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Week. Besides helping bring awareness to mental health among younger individuals, these free events are intended to celebrate families and give everyone a day of fun after such a challenging past couple of years.

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Bilingual update — Child Crisis Arizona announces upcoming Summer programming

Bilingual update — Child Crisis Arizona announces upcoming Summer programming

| May 17, 2022

Child Crisis Arizona has announced its upcoming Summer programming which includes live Zoom programming, on-demand trainings, and in-person programming. These trainings are great tools for general parenting knowledge, staff training hours, adoption and foster care licensure hours, custody proceedings, DCS cases, and more.

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Children’s Action Alliance — The Data Is In! Babies Need Our Help

Children’s Action Alliance — The Data Is In! Babies Need Our Help

| May 17, 2022

For most of us, it is hard to imagine an entire lifetime lived during a deadly pandemic. As we enter the third year of COVID, public health crisis, many Arizonans may feel like it has been forever but for the state’s infants and toddlers it literally has been a lifetime. The mental and physical well-being of babies is a powerful indicator of our overall health, and it is looking more and more like our youngest citizens are not all right.  

Last week, an initiative of ZERO TO THREE called Think Babies! released the State of Babies Yearbook, an annual report that looks at the national and state-by-state data on the well-being of America’s babies. The Yearbook includes 60 indicators across policy areas known to provide a strong start in life: GOOD HEALTH, STRONG FAMILIES, AND POSITIVE EARLY LEARNING EXPERIENCES. The 2022 Yearbook also includes specialized data collected by the University of Oregon during the pandemic to show how the crisis has affected and continues to affect families with infants and toddlers.    

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Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation (AFFCF) announces 2022 Save My Summer program

Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation (AFFCF) announces 2022 Save My Summer program

| May 17, 2022

v=AFFCF’s popular Save My Summer award category is back by popular demand! The category will be open through July 29, 2022 ONLY. Requests made after July 29 will not be considered.

A ONE-TIME ONLY AWARD of up to $100 may be made for each eligible child in your home so that you can purchase items that will SAVE MY SUMMER! Slip and slide? Board games? Water table? Science experiment? Arts and crafts? You name it…we’ll consider funding it!

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