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Bilingual update — VITA Tax Assistance programs move online this year

Bilingual update — VITA Tax Assistance programs move online this year

| January 19, 2021

Have your taxes prepared from home.  United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona has teamed up with GetYourRefund.org/uwtsa to help you file your taxes online with the help of certified VITA volunteers.   HOW IT WORKS   Answer Questions You’ll be asked a series of questions about your household and finances. Upload Your Tax Documents […]

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LAUNCH Flagstaff — Improving Equitable Access to Literacy in Flagstaff

LAUNCH Flagstaff — Improving Equitable Access to Literacy in Flagstaff

| January 19, 2021

I’m writing on this day when we pause to celebrate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Our Nation is again wrestling with its soul, trying to come to terms with its past, its present, and who we want to be in the future in the hope that we can live up to the creed that all people are created equal.
 
Every individual brings unique talents, skills, and gifts into this lifetime.  This is a beautiful thing, but it conflicts with one definition of equality: sameness. How can we all be the same (equal) when we are each uniquely different?  We cannot.

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Arizona Kith & Kin Project to present present live online classes for those who care for children in their homes

Arizona Kith & Kin Project to present present live online classes for those who care for children in their homes

| January 19, 2021

The Arizona Kith & Kin Project will present live online classes for those who care for children in their homes.

Do you care for children of friends or family in your home on the Navajo Nation?

Meet us for live classes online with others who care for children in their homes! Receive training, support, school readiness materials and safety equipment shipped directly to your home at no cost.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE)  — Spring Training Is Here!

Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Spring Training Is Here!

| January 19, 2021

SPRING TRAINING NOW AVAILABLE
1 hour – CEUs Available – Every Workshop

Virtual Workshops:
·     Social Emotional Learning in a Virtual World
·     Managing Staff Virtually
·     Interacting with Youth Virtually
·     Family Engagement in a Virtual World

$25/workshop
VSUW youth program partners exclusive offer – for every attendee registered, you can send another attendee to the same workshop for FREE
All workshops are presented virtually.

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Local Education Spotlight — The CocoNuts Robotics Team. See more local education news here

Local Education Spotlight — The CocoNuts Robotics Team. See more local education news here

| January 19, 2021

If you aren’t already familiar with the innovative, young group that is the CocoNuts Robotics team we are glad to change that. If you are already familiar, stay tuned to learn what they have planned for the future. The first Northern Arizona robotics team of its kind, the CocoNuts were founded right here in Flagstaff at Coconino High School in 2007. Not only have they built exemplarary robots and received many prestigious awards, but are also heavily involved in the community. ​

Let’s take a moment to celebrate these amazing young people that make up the CocoNuts and acknowledge their impact on our STEM community. 

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