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2020 Tuba City, Navajo Nation regional events

2020 Tuba City, Navajo Nation regional events

| March 30, 2020

(EDITOR’S NOTE: PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK WITH THE INDIVIDUAL ORGANIZATIONS REGARDING POSTPONEMENT / CANCELLATION OF EVENTS DUE TO THE ONGOING CORONAVIRUS SITUATION)

The following is a compilation of upcoming events and programs in the Tuba City / Navajo Nation. To share your upcoming events, please attend the next Tuba City Regional Networking Meeting from *10 a.m. to noon the second Wednesday of the month at the Tuba City Public Library, Community Conference Room, 78 Main St., Tuba City. *Please note time change in March to Dine Standard Time.

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2020 Williams regional events

2020 Williams regional events

| March 30, 2020

(EDITOR’S NOTE: PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK WITH THE INDIVIDUAL ORGANIZATIONS REGARDING POSTPONEMENT / CANCELLATION OF EVENTS DUE TO THE ONGOING CORONAVIRUS SITUATION)

From Folklorico dance instruction to Kids Craft and a Steam train to the Grand Canyon, a variety of events in Williams are scheduled in March and the rest of 2019.

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Understanding How Positive Community Factors Can Prevent Substance Abuse in Youth

Understanding How Positive Community Factors Can Prevent Substance Abuse in Youth

| March 26, 2020

The Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth (CCC&Y) strives to prevent substance abuse and other negative outcomes in adulthood by understanding the effects of childhood traumatic experience and mobilizing community action. Research shows that Adverse Childhood Experiences, or ACEs, contribute to the likelihood of addiction. Sadly, however, Arizona ranks higher than the national average for children who have experienced ACEs. These can include childhood traumas such as abuse and neglect. In fact, according to the Arizona ACE Consortium, “It is estimated that nearly 70,000 children in Arizona have more than five ACEs.”

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Message to all of us

Message to all of us

| March 26, 2020

What an experience! Each of us is creating our new normal. Extra time at home brings up different emotions for all of us. Maybe some joy in the novelty. Maybe some stress in having kids home more often without a routine. Maybe mixed feelings about extra family time. Maybe a sadness for missing events. Maybe angry about  being temporarily out of work. Maybe overwhelmed because you are a health care or emergency service provider. Or maybe hopeful for humanity as you witness folks reaching out to each other and new ways. Most likely a mix of throughout a day! Whatever you are feelings it’s ok!

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Bilingual update: Top Parenting Tips for Parents and Caregivers in Uncertain Times

Bilingual update: Top Parenting Tips for Parents and Caregivers in Uncertain Times

| March 26, 2020

Reassure your children that your family is your top priority. Say something like “I’m your parent, it’s my job to keep you safe and we are doing everything we can.”

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