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Next CASA Virtual Academy training to be held July 22, 23

Next CASA Virtual Academy training to be held July 22, 23

| July 14, 2020

The next CASA Virtual Academy training for those interested in becoming a CASA volunteer will be held July 22, 23.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) are compassionate adults who fight for and protect a child’s right to be safe, to be treated with dignity and respect, and to learn and grow in the security of a loving family. 

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Pepsi presents — Kid’s Virtual Summer Camp

Pepsi presents — Kid’s Virtual Summer Camp

| July 14, 2020

Join us for the Nackard Pepsi presents: Kid’s Virtual Summer Camp every Monday at 6:30pm through August 10. The camp will stream from The Orpheum Theater’s YouTube channel and features seven local organizations including Little Music Makers of Flagstaff, Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA), Momentum Aerial, Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival, Lowell Observatory, Willow Bend Environmental Education Center, and The Arboretum of Flagstaff. With content for all ages, the camp will take viewers on virtual tours of The Force is With Our People exhibit at MNA, the mushroom garden of The Arboretum, and the night sky through a telescope at Lowell Observatory. Kids will learn how to sing traditional African songs, write a haiku, juggle, and even build their own at-home worm composting bin.

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Friends of ASBA publishes a voter guide

Friends of ASBA publishes a voter guide

| July 14, 2020

The 2020 Edition of the Friends of ASBA Voter Guide Releases Today!

Dear Friends-

Each year, the Friends of ASBA (Arizona School Boards Association) publishes a voter guide to assist public education advocates in assessing which members of the Arizona Legislature are most supportive of policies that further the mission of Arizona’s district public schools.

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Children’s Action Alliance opinion — Immigrant Families Should Not Be Excluded From COVID-19 Response

Children’s Action Alliance opinion — Immigrant Families Should Not Be Excluded From COVID-19 Response

| July 14, 2020

This moment makes it clear that each and every person’s health and well-being is intertwined. Yet, the policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic has explicitly left many immigrant families out. This is particularly troubling in Arizona where more than one in four children are growing up in an immigrant household. Immigrant households are heavily represented in front-line essential jobs and nearly 16 percent of small businesses are owned by a foreign-born Arizonan.

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STEM Saturdays — Submit your ideas to the SciTech Institute STEM Resource Directory

STEM Saturdays — Submit your ideas to the SciTech Institute STEM Resource Directory

| July 14, 2020

SciTech Institute launched its new online STEM Resource Directory designed to help parents find quality educational resources and support students learning at home. To assist families in navigating the web to locate STEM resources for online learning, they developed a comprehensive Resource Directory compiling the educational opportunities in a single place, organized clearly by audience and topic. The directory offers families access to a wealth of engaging content in an easy-to-navigate format that is fun to search and explore.

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