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Connections Spotlight — Does the support stop when difficult conversations arise?

| August 4, 2020
Connections Spotlight — Does the support stop when difficult conversations arise?

Sadly, some non-profits are reporting lost funders or donors because they decided to address social justice and equity issues (or in some cases just comment) due to the current events transpiring in our nation.  Quite frankly, this has angered me and further exemplifies how ingrained inequity is in each facet of our society.  More than equity- it shows how voice, control and power work throughout systems and perpetuate problems year after year.  I am pleased to report that the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth (CCC&Y) has not experienced this situation.  Through all of this, our membership has steadily increased and that is because of you.

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2020 Flagstaff Regional Events

| August 3, 2020
2020 Flagstaff Regional Events

From virtual activities from toddlers through teens at the Downtown and East Flagstaff Public Library, to family-friend Summer and Fall events, the Flagstaff region has it all. Please click on flyers below for the latest information.

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2020 Fredonia Regional Events

| August 3, 2020
2020 Fredonia Regional Events

The following is a compilation of upcoming events in the Fredonia region. To share your upcoming events, please attend the next Fredonia Community Resource Meeting. Future meetings are tentatively scheduled for 2 pm. Thursday, Sept. 10. Contact Gwen.Lasslo@ENCOMPASS-AZ.ORG to be placed on the invitation list, to learn how to participate in future meetings using Zoom remote video chat and for future locations. Click here for free sign up, download of Zoom prior to future meetings.

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2020 Grand Canyon, Tusayan Regional Events

| August 3, 2020
2020 Grand Canyon, Tusayan Regional Events

The following is a compilation of upcoming events in the Grand Canyon, Tusayan region. To share your upcoming events, please attend the next Tusayan-Grand Canyon Wellness Group Conference Call, held from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month, and from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month. Call into conference call number at 605-472-5380, use code 639046. Contact laura.chastain@grandcanyoncvb.org for more information.

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2020 Page Regional Events

| August 3, 2020
2020 Page Regional Events

The following is a compilation of upcoming events in the Page region. To share your upcoming events, please attend the next Page Community Resource Partners Zoom Network Meeting at 9:15 a.m. the second Thursday of the month. Contact bbarg@coconino.az.gov to receive the Meeting ID and the password.

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2020 Tuba City, Navajo Nation Regional Events

| August 3, 2020
2020 Tuba City, Navajo Nation Regional Events

The following is a compilation of upcoming virtual events and programs in the Tuba City / Navajo Nation. To share your upcoming events, please attend the next Tuba City Regional Networking Zoom Meeting from *10 a.m. to noon the second Wednesday of the month. For an invitation, or to send information on upcoming events, programs, send an email to frank@coconinokids.org. *Please note time change in March to Dine Standard Time.

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2020 Williams Regional Events

| August 3, 2020
2020 Williams Regional Events

A variety of virtual events in Williams are scheduled in 2020. Keep checking here for the latest updates.

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First Things First — Full schedule of events for virtual FTF Summit on September 1

| July 28, 2020
First Things First — Full schedule of events for virtual FTF Summit on September 1

First Things First is offering a free, virtual Early Childhood Summit on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 to support the early childhood community during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Free registration opens on August 10, 2020. 

Schedule of Events

The full-day virtual conference will offer seven breakout sessions and two featured speakers covering topics tailored to support early educators during the pandemic. 

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STEM Saturdays — A Renewed Emphasis on Outdoor Learning

| July 28, 2020
STEM Saturdays — A Renewed Emphasis on Outdoor Learning

The Million Girls Moonshot seeks to re-imagine who can engineer, who can build, who can make. Their goal is to inspire and prepare the next generation of innovators by engaging one million more girls in STEM learning opportunities through afterschool and summer programs over the next 5 years. 

You are invited to participate in their upcoming webinar on August 11th at 12 pm PT to learn from experts about the concept of cultural responsiveness and discuss the importance of developing a culturally responsive and anti-racist mindset. The presenters will discuss how youth benefit from culturally responsive afterschool programs and share specific tactics and practices to develop culturally relevant STEM afterschool programs. 

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United Way of Northern Arizona — Attention Past & Future Volunteers!

| July 28, 2020
United Way of Northern Arizona — Attention Past & Future Volunteers!

It’s no secret that one of the reasons the United Way of Northern Arizona has such great impact is our volunteers. They give the most precious resource there is – time – when there’s a crisis, an event, or a program that needs some help.

Simply put, we wouldn’t be able to ‘Step Up for Our Youth’ and our community without them.

We are proud to announce that we now have VolunteerHub, a digital tool for registering volunteers and notifying them when events, opportunities, or emergencies occur, such as:

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