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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) update for May 4 — New Toolkit: An Afterschool Guide to Partnering on Career and Technical Education

| May 6, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) update for May 4 — New Toolkit: An Afterschool Guide to Partnering on Career and Technical Education

The Afterschool Alliance has created a toolkit to provide afterschool stakeholders and advocates with specific guidance on how to utilize a number of new updates provided in Perkins V to improve the use of afterschool programming as a core strategy to improve workforce/career development programs.

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LAUNCH Flagstaff update for May 3 — 3 Interesting Articles We’re Reading

| May 6, 2019
LAUNCH Flagstaff update for May 3 — 3 Interesting Articles We’re Reading

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Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth honors 2019 Caring for Children award winners at annual conference

| April 22, 2019
Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth honors 2019 Caring for Children award winners at annual conference

They include a policy leader who has advocated for early and developmentally disabled childhood education programs throughout Coconino County; an individual who has served nearly three decades strengthening and keeping families together in Northern Arizona; and a community leader whose efforts have provided a variety of afterschool, weekend and summer programs in Page.The Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth (CCC&Y) congratulates the 2019 Caring for Children Award recipients, who were honored at 2019 Child Abuse Prevention Conference and Luncheon — “Healing Collective Trauma through Community Connections” — April 18 in Flagstaff.

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Presenter deadline extended to May 3 for 2019 Northern Arizona Suicide Prevention Conference

| April 22, 2019
Presenter deadline extended to May 3 for 2019 Northern Arizona Suicide Prevention Conference

The deadline has been extended to May 3, 2019 to present at the 2019 Northern Arizona Suicide Prevention Conference.The conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, June 27 and 28, 2019 at the High Country Conference Center, NAU Campus, Flagstaff.

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April 25 — ‘Broken Places’ film screening to be held at Firecreek Coffee, Flagstaff

| April 22, 2019
April 25 — ‘Broken Places’ film screening to be held at Firecreek Coffee, Flagstaff

Spend an evening watching the latest documentary on childhood trauma and resilience. “Broken Places,” a film by Roger Weisberg, will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 25 at Firecreek Coffee, 22 E. Route 66, Flagstaff.

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CCC&Y recognized in top three of NAU’s Civic Service Institute 2019 GEMS awards

| April 15, 2019
CCC&Y recognized in top three of NAU’s Civic Service Institute 2019 GEMS awards

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth received 3rd place in the non-profit category at NAU’s Civic Service Institute 2019 GEMS Volunteer Recognition Luncheon held April 11 at the High Country Conference Center in Flagstaff.Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flagstaff received first place, with The Literacy Center receiving second place award at the third annual event.

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CPLC Parenting Arizona presents Child Abuse Prevention meeting in Tuba City

| April 15, 2019
CPLC Parenting Arizona presents Child Abuse Prevention meeting in Tuba City

More than 50 people took part in A Child Abuse Prevention Walk held April 4 at the Tuba City Fairgrounds.

The event, in honor of April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month, was presented by CPLC Parenting Arizona. The organization recently presented its inaugural Child Abuse Prevention meeting in Tuba City.

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Children’s Action Alliance shares new report — ‘Keeping Kids in Families: Trends in U.S. Foster Care Placement’

| April 8, 2019
Children’s Action Alliance shares new report — ‘Keeping Kids in Families: Trends in U.S. Foster Care Placement’

A new data snapshot from the Annie E. Casey Foundation finds more children are being placed with foster families nationwide, as opposed to group homes, but that placement of teens with families is slower to catch up to the trend. Research confirms that children in the foster care system have better outcomes when they live with families.  

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Association for Supportive Child Care now accepting presenter applications for the 4th Annual Northern Arizona Early Childhood Symposium

| April 8, 2019
Association for Supportive Child Care now accepting presenter applications for the 4th Annual Northern Arizona Early Childhood Symposium

Do you provide valuable training that impacts professionals working with young children?The Association for Supportive Child Care is now accepting presenter applications for the 4th Annual Northern Arizona Early Childhood Symposium.

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