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Nominations now open for the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth’s 2020 Caring for Children Awards

| January 14, 2020
Nominations now open for the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth’s 2020 Caring for Children Awards

Do you know someone in Coconino County who makes a difference in the lives of children?

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Caring for Children Awards, recognizing outstanding individuals from throughout Coconino County who work to make this a better place for our youngest community members.

Completed nominations are due by Tuesday, Feb. 11. Click here or on image at right to download a PDF of nomination form.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — pring Professional Development for Youth Program Providers

| January 14, 2020
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — pring Professional Development for Youth Program Providers

We’ve put together workshops to give you and your staff a deeper dive on the hottest topics for youth program providers. 

Sessions for both staff (CLASS) and leadership are available – Register today, space is limited.

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STEM Saturdays — Talking to Kids About the Australian Bushfires

| January 14, 2020
STEM Saturdays — Talking to Kids About the Australian Bushfires

The massive wildfires sweeping across Australia have devastated the region – with entire towns ravaged by flames, billions of animals affected and 18 million acres burned. Here are some resources to support you in talking with youth about these fires and wildfires, more generally:

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Jan. 28 — Screening of ‘California’s Forgotten Children’ to be held at Christ’s Church of Flagstaff

| January 14, 2020
Jan. 28 — Screening of ‘California’s Forgotten Children’ to be held at Christ’s Church of Flagstaff

To coincide with January as “Human Trafficking Awareness Month!” a “California’s Forgotten Children” will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28 at Christ’s Church of Flagstaff, 3475 Soliere Ave., Flagstaff.

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April 23, 2020 — CCC&Y to present Annual Prevention Conference — ‘Finding My Strength; Hope in Connection’

| January 14, 2020
April 23, 2020 — CCC&Y to present Annual Prevention Conference — ‘Finding My Strength; Hope in Connection’

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth will present its Annual Prevention Conference with the theme “Finding My Strength; Hope in Connection” on April 23, 2020 in Flagstaff.

Join us for developing personal missions in our work, being agents of change, equity & voice in our community, and hope through the scientific healing power of the heart.

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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y Conference, Awards, Policy Initiatives

| January 13, 2020
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y Conference, Awards, Policy Initiatives

We have undergone so much growth and change recently- from mission and vision to structure- and are still in a growth process- but I don’t want to forget these important reminders on our major annual events.

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Expect More Arizona — Excellence Tour

| January 7, 2020
Expect More Arizona — Excellence Tour

The Expect More Excellence Tour Spotlights what schools and communities in Arizona are doing today to make progress toward an excellent education for every student, and celebrates the kind of excellence we expect and believe must be available to all students. It is important to identify the programs and initiatives we know are working so they can be celebrated and potentially replicated. Check out these Excellence Tour stories from December.

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Jan. 10 — Arizona’s Children Association presents ‘Foster Care & Adoption Tax Tip Zoom Seminar’

| January 7, 2020
Jan. 10 — Arizona’s Children Association presents ‘Foster Care & Adoption Tax Tip Zoom Seminar’

Arizona’s Children Association will present “Foster Care & Adoption Tax Tip Zoom Seminar,” presented by Lin Leclair, EA, from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10 at Arizona’s Children Association,  1055 Ruth St., Suite 3, Prescott.

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Jan. 10-11 — Big Brothers Big Sisters Yavapai will present its Mentoring Symposium 2020 in Prescott

| January 7, 2020
Jan. 10-11 — Big Brothers Big Sisters Yavapai will present its Mentoring Symposium 2020 in Prescott

Register Today for the Power of Mentoring Symposium at azbigs.org

We have all experienced mentoring in some form, at some point, in our lives. The Power of Mentoring Symposium, hosted by Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters, in partnership with APS, offers seminars Jan. 11 at the Prescott Resort on mentoring for all ages and situations: Education, counseling, nonprofits, workplace, trauma-informed, faith-based and more.

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Prevention Spotlight: Worried About Your Friend?

| January 6, 2020
Prevention Spotlight: Worried About Your Friend?

If you’ve noticed someone in your life showing signs of a mental or substance use disorder, the first thing you should do is talk to them. It’s not an easy conversation, but it could be exactly the encouragement they need to seek help.

By using one of these conversation starters, you can open the door to a judgment-free zone where they’ll feel valued, supported, and listened to.

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