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Children’s Action Alliance — Farewell, for Now…

| September 3, 2019
Children’s Action Alliance — Farewell, for Now…

Dear Friends,

Today is my last day as CEO of Children’s Action Alliance. I have been extraordinarily privileged to travel this road of child advocacy together with you for the past 27 years.  It has been a journey filled with diverse challenges, heart-wrenching realities, and happy steps forward.

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Northland Family Help Center reports Volunteers needed at the Cornucopia Fall Festival on Sept. 28, 29 in Flagstaff

| September 3, 2019
Northland Family Help Center reports Volunteers needed at the Cornucopia Fall  Festival on Sept. 28, 29 in Flagstaff

Northland Family Help Center reports volunteers are needed at the Cornucopia Fall Festival on Sept. 28, 29 in Flagstaff.

Well we’ve done such a great job at volunteering for Hullabaloo that we were invited to be a recipient of Cornucopia, said Heather Marcy, deputy director at Northland Family Help Center in Flagstaff.

We have morning, afternoon and evening shifts available for September  28-29th. If you would like to volunteer please let me know …

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safeTALK — FREE Suicide Prevention Training to be held Sept. 11 in Flagstaff

| September 3, 2019
safeTALK — FREE Suicide Prevention Training to be held Sept. 11 in Flagstaff

safeTalk, a free Suicide Prevention Training, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the Flagstaff Aquaplex, 1702 N. 4th St., Flagstaff.

safeTalk is a half-day alertness session that prepares anyone, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper. Participants will learn how to apply the TALK steps (Tell, Ask, Listen, and KeepSafe) to connect people with thoughts of suicide to life-saving intervention resources, such as caregivers trained in ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training).

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Training Opportunity! Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) to be held Sept. 27-28 in Flagstaff

| September 3, 2019
Training Opportunity! Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) to be held Sept. 27-28 in Flagstaff

Are you a foster/adoptive parent, teacher, mentor or CASA or just interested in how to better care + connect with children from hard places? Whatever your role in caring for at-risk children – we’d like to invite you to register for TBRI (Trust Based Relational Intervention) Caregiver Training.

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Experts: $20 million for school suicide prevention welcome, more needed. See more state education news here

| September 3, 2019
Experts: $20 million for school suicide prevention welcome, more needed. See more state education news here

Officials called a $20 million grant for suicide prevention programs in state schools an important first step to deal with a growing problem, even as they said much more needs to be done.

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Teachers in California, Michigan Spend the Most to Stock Their Classrooms. See more national education news here

| September 3, 2019
Teachers in California, Michigan Spend the Most to Stock Their Classrooms. See more national education news here

WITH BACK-TO-SCHOOL season in full swing, a new report suggests teachers will be shelling out hundreds of dollars on classroom supplies that they will need during the academic year.

The average K-12 public school teacher spends $459 each year on school supplies for which they are not reimbursed, according to a state-level analysis of National Center for Education Statistics survey data conducted by the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute.

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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y holds 2019 Board Retreat

| September 2, 2019
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y holds 2019 Board Retreat

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth held its 2019 Board of Directors Retreat on Aug. 29 at The Village At Aspen Place in Flagstaff. During the Retreat, board members had the opportunity to review CCC&Y’s new Mission and Vision statements; review the history, funding sources, committees and board responsibilities; discuss promotional planning opportunities for the Kevin Campbell “Self-Healing Communities” presentation on Oct. 29 in Flagstaff and discuss growth opportunities for the organization.

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Education Spotlight: FACTS Lights On Family Festival to be held Sept. 7 in Flagstaff. See more local education news here

| September 2, 2019
Education Spotlight: FACTS Lights On Family Festival to be held Sept. 7 in Flagstaff. See more local education news here

FACTS is holding their annual Lights On Festival this Saturday, September 7th, at Bushmaster Park. Lights On Festival is a free celebration to recognize the importance of after-school programs. There will be games, prizes, food, and more! Make sure to come out this Saturday from 10 AM to 2 PM to support everything that FACTS and other Out-of-School Time programs do for our students, families, and community!

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Arizona Coalition for Insurance Parity conducting survey

| August 27, 2019
Arizona Coalition for Insurance Parity conducting survey

By the Arizona Coalition for Insurance Parity The Arizona Coalition for Insurance Parity is a collaborative effort of the Arizona Council of Human Service Providers, JEM Foundation, Mental Health America of Arizona, MIKID, and the Neighbors Council.  Our mission is to ensure Arizonans are able to easily access appropriate and timely mental health and substance […]

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Celebrate National Youth Science Day!

| August 27, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Celebrate National Youth Science Day!

4-H invites out-of-school time programs to celebrate National Youth Science Day by conducting 4-H’s Game Changers challenge at your Lights on Afterschool event on October 24, 2019.

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