Frank Moraga

rss feed

Frank Moraga's Latest Posts

Bilingual update: Association for Supportive Child Care to present live online Play & Learn series

| May 5, 2020
Bilingual update: Association for Supportive Child Care to present live online Play & Learn series

Join us for a fun-filled live online Play & Learn series for you and the kids in your care. 6 weekly sessions based on themes including Yoga, Child Development, Language and Literacy, Daily Planning, Nutrition, Guidance and Discipline, and Brain Development. Receive school readiness materials shipped directly to your home at no cost!

Sessions will be live and online and will meet once week starting 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 12.

Continue Reading

Are you a parent with a child 4 years or younger? Join a focus group for a conversation about climate change

| May 5, 2020
Are you a parent with a child 4 years or younger? Join a focus group for a conversation about climate change

“Are you the parent of a child younger than 4 years old? Do you feel like your well-being as a parent is affected by climate change? If your answer is ‘yes’ to those questions, then we would like to hear from you!

The NAU Translational Neuroscience Research Lab is setting up a series of small virtual focus groups to speak with parents directly about how climate change is affecting their mental health, well-being, and how they are raising children.

Continue Reading

United Way of Northern Arizona (UWNA) awards Northland Family Help Center COVID-19 Fund to help with the increased operational costs caused by the outbreak

| May 5, 2020
United Way of Northern Arizona (UWNA) awards Northland Family Help Center COVID-19 Fund to help with the increased operational costs caused by the outbreak

When every day is wall-to-wall coronavirus coverage, you forget that there are other emergencies and hardships – ones that predated the pandemic – that continue to affect the lives of northern Arizonans.

Domestic violence. Child abuse. Crime.

Which is why we are so pleased to report that your donations are a big reason why the Northland Family Help Center (NFHC) is continuing to fulfill its mission to provide a safe haven, advocacy, counseling and educational resources to promote and restore healthy relationships.

Continue Reading

United Way of Northern Arizona, Coconino County develop COVID-19 Social Safety-Net Services Coalition Resource Guide

| May 5, 2020
United Way of Northern Arizona, Coconino County develop COVID-19 Social Safety-Net Services Coalition Resource Guide

The United Way of Northern Arizona and Coconino County have developed a COVID-19 Social Safety-Net Services Coalition Resource Guide.

The Social Safety-Net Services Coalition is a county-wide coalition of safety-net service providers who are working together to lead, support and coordinate Housing, Food and Emergency Cash Assistance in response to Covid-19. Our purpose is to ensure our residents have access to the services and resources they need to secure food, housing and emergency cash stability during this pandemic. We are a collaborative effort working together for the greater good of the community.

The guide includes information on organizations providing Spanish-language assistance including the Circle of Page, the Page Domestic Violence Center, St. Vincent de Paul’s food boxes, utility and other services; and Williams Food Pantry and More.

Continue Reading

People in Need to Receive Additional Support from 2-1-1 Arizona

| May 5, 2020
People in Need to Receive Additional Support from 2-1-1 Arizona

Crisis Response Network announces that a select group of Arizona organizations, including Valley of the Sun United Way, Arizona Public Service, EPCOR, Salt River Project, Southwest Gas, Tucson Electric Power, UniSource Energy Services and Vitalyst Health Foundation, have all contributed to fund the return of live-answer operations to 2-1-1 Arizona’s information and referral service in English and Spanish that began on Thursday, April 30, 2020. Specialists will be available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days per week.

Continue Reading

First Things First — Essential resources for you and your family

| May 5, 2020
First Things First — Essential resources for you and your family

Resources for help with basic needs and parenting
On top of the ongoing challenges of parenting, many Arizona families with young children need help with basic needs right now. Find how and where to access food support, health information and more, plus advice on parenting in these difficult times.

Continue Reading

Native Americans for Community Action conducting needs survey

| May 5, 2020
Native Americans for Community Action conducting needs survey

NACA is conducting a community survey so that we can better understand our clients and community’s needs. I would ask that you share this survey with Flagstaff friends, family members, professional contacts, clients, etc. so that we can get a better comprehension of what is needed in our Indigenous Community.  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CXWF2FR 

If you do not live in Flagstaff, please share with friends, family or professional contacts in Flagstaff.  Thank you.

Continue Reading

STEM Saturdays — New app just for afterschool professionals!

| May 5, 2020
STEM Saturdays — New app just for afterschool professionals!

You’re a champion for children. You know that afterschool and summer learning programs can change kids’ lives and help them reach their full potential. In this unprecedented time, it’s more important than ever to have ways to help youth continue learning, growing and exploring – wherever they are. 

In support of these efforts, the Mott Foundation has a new resource to share with you. As you may already know, the Mott Foundation is committed to the afterschool field, and has invested in it for decades to help expand quality afterschool opportunities for young people nationwide.

Mizzen by Mott is a new app built with and for afterschool professionals to provide high-quality, engaging learning content and tools to the field. To meet the needs of this moment, the Mizzen team has added new activity playlists and multi-week modules that can be done at home or in small-group settings.

Continue Reading

Arizona College Access Network (AzCAN) to present Counselor Wednesday & Virtual PD

| May 5, 2020
Arizona College Access Network (AzCAN) to present Counselor Wednesday & Virtual PD

Arizona College Access Network (AzCAN) to present Counselor Wednesday & Virtual PD from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 6.

Continue Reading

Local Education Spotlight: Flagstaff Teacher Appreciation Day. See more local education news here

| May 5, 2020
Local Education Spotlight: Flagstaff Teacher Appreciation Day. See more local education news here

Flagstaff’s teachers – from preschool through college – are amazing. In every school in our community, educators continue to give their all to support student success.

Teacher appreciation activities won’t look the same this year, but that doesn’t mean the celebrations can’t be bigger than ever!  Participate in a community-wide and statewide celebration of our teachers.

Click here for ideas to share your love…

Continue Reading