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March 6-7 — Trauma Informed Parenting Intensive: TBRI (Trust Based Relational Intervention) Caregiver Training in Flagstaff

| February 25, 2020
March 6-7 — Trauma Informed Parenting Intensive: TBRI (Trust Based Relational Intervention) Caregiver Training in Flagstaff

Whatever your role in caring for at-risk children – we’d like to invite you to register for a powerful 2-part training Trauma Informed Parenting Intensive: TBRI (Trust Based Relational Intervention) Caregiver Training.

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March 8 — Flagstaff Foster, Kinship & Adopt Support Group meeting in Flagstaff

| February 25, 2020
March 8 — Flagstaff Foster, Kinship & Adopt Support Group meeting in Flagstaff

Flagstaff Foster, Kinship & Adopt Support Group meeting, 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 3475 Soliere Ave, Flagstaff.

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March 9 — Flagstaff STEM City Community Celebration to be held at NAU Walkup Skydome

| February 25, 2020
March 9 — Flagstaff STEM City Community Celebration to be held at NAU Walkup Skydome

The seventh annual Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration will be held on Monday, March 9, 2020, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Walkup Skydome located on the Northern Arizona University campus.  The event is a community event supported by various community partners to bring families together for participatory events promoting Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

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March 11-13 — NACA to present 2020 Northern Arizona Indigenous Youth Suicide Prevention Conference — ‘Enriching  the Journey”

| February 25, 2020
March 11-13 — NACA to present 2020 Northern Arizona Indigenous Youth Suicide Prevention Conference — ‘Enriching  the Journey”

Native Americans for Community Advocates will present its “2020 Northern Arizona Indigenous Youth Suicide Prevention Conference — “Enriching  the Journey,” from May 11 through 13 at the Twin Arrows Resort Conference Center.

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2020 Health and Welfare Resource Networking meetings in Coconino County

| February 25, 2020
2020 Health and Welfare Resource Networking meetings in Coconino County

A variety of  health and welfare resource networking meetings are held each month in Coconino County. The meetings are presented in local restaurants, libraries, health care agencies and other locations where health professionals and representatives from a variety of governmental and non-profit organizations share information on upcoming programs and events that benefit the health and welfare of children, youth, parents and seniors throughout the region.

The following is a listing of some of those meetings. Please send any updates to frank@coconinokids.org

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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y Conducts Groundbreaking Assessment, more news

| February 25, 2020
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y Conducts Groundbreaking Assessment, more news

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth has completed and released a Needs Assessment that connects much research around Adverse Childhood Experiences and protective factors to help guide a map of community healing.  It also contains much of the data around needs in Coconino County, specifically regarding substance abuse. 

Please feel free to use for your data needs, grants and speaking points for community understanding. We are using this to guide our prevention work.

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Education Spotlight: 2020 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in STEAM — Chris Luginbuhl. See more local education news here

| February 25, 2020
Education Spotlight: 2020 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in STEAM — Chris Luginbuhl. See more local education news here

Chris Luginbuhl is a local, national and international treasure. No single person has contributed more to Flagstaff’s well-earned reputation as THE WORLD’S FIRST International Dark Sky City.

Luginbuhl was named a finalist in the 2020 Viola Awards in the Excellence in Education category

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Action & Outreach Spotlight: CCC&Y approves legislative priorities. See more Arizona legislative education news here

| February 25, 2020
Action & Outreach Spotlight: CCC&Y approves legislative priorities. See more Arizona legislative education news here

The Board of Directors of CCC&Y approved the following document from our Action & Outreach committee on Feb. 24. 

We have signed in our positions to the State system.  If any of the items are in-line with your personal recommendations- we would encourage you to get involved through the Request to Speak system.

You can sign-in your positions on bills that we identified and many, many more. 

Please read our positions HERE…

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Making sure young children are counted in the 2020 census. See more state education news here

| February 25, 2020
Making sure young children are counted in the 2020 census. See more state education news here

An estimated 5% of children under age 5 were not counted in the 2010 U.S. Census. That’s about 1 million young children, the highest of any single age group. This time around, U.S. Census officials are asking early childhood supporters to help close the gap and help ensure all infants, toddlers and preschoolers are counted.

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School districts grapple with coronavirus quarantines, face masks and fear. See more national education news here

| February 25, 2020
School districts grapple with coronavirus quarantines, face masks and fear. See more national education news here

In one school district, families are pulling their kids out of school. In others, students show up in face masks.

Educators in another Southern California community agreed to suspend an exchange program to keep visiting Chinese students out of quarantine.

School districts across the U.S., particularly those with large Asian American populations, have scrambled to respond to the outbreak of the coronavirus, which has killed more than 1,500 people and sickened tens of thousands more, almost all in China.

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