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ASU Morrison Institue — Register Now for State of Our State 2019

| August 27, 2019
ASU Morrison Institue — Register Now for State of Our State 2019

Rural Arizona leaders will share what makes their communities thrive, the solutions that will make them even better and why it matters to you. Speakers will address state and local governance, resource allocation, our changing electorate and the intersection of rural and urban economies.

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‘Courageous Conversations, Critical Choices: AZ Child Protection Act’ — program to be presented Aug. 22 in Flagstaff

| August 20, 2019
‘Courageous Conversations, Critical Choices: AZ Child Protection Act’ — program to be presented Aug. 22 in Flagstaff

“Courageous Conversations, Critical Choices: AZ Child Protection Act,” will be presented at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22 at the Joe Montoya Senior Center, 45 N. Thorpe Road, Flagstaff.

Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth Board member Andrea Meronuck, of Northland Family Help Center, is scheduled to be panelist.

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NACA presenting ‘Youth Employment Gathering’ on Aug. 24

| August 20, 2019
NACA presenting ‘Youth Employment Gathering’ on Aug. 24

Native Americans for Community Action, Inc. (NACA) is sponsoring the “Youth Empowerment Gathering” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 at the Flagstaff Bordertown Dormitory, 901 N. Kinlani Road, Flagstaff.

• Be empowered through talks on wellness
• Get to know your peers
• Learn about the importance of coping skills
• Jame out with DJ Jermatik
• Paint with Duane Koyawena

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Children’s Action Alliance — A Look at DCS at Five Years Old

| August 20, 2019
Children’s Action Alliance — A Look at DCS at Five Years Old

By Children’s Action Alliance (CAA) The Department of Child Safety (DCS) was created in June 2014 with the intent to dramatically improve the state’s response when child abuse and neglect is reported. At five years old, progress has certainly been made, however, challenges are constant and plans and opportunities to improve operations are abundant.  As we begin […]

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First Things First — Long-term study shows quality preschool works for generations

| August 20, 2019
First Things First — Long-term study shows quality preschool works for generations

High-quality early education outcomes extend to second generation.

An update to the well-known Perry Preschool study focuses on a new benefit: better outcomes for the original study participants’ own children.  Results show multi-generational impact: participants’ children are also more likely to have better life outcomes when compared to the control group’s children.  

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Please Welcome CAA’s New President and CEO

| August 20, 2019
Please Welcome CAA’s New President and CEO

On behalf of the entire board of directors, I am proud and excited to announce Siman Qaasim as the next President and CEO of Children’s Action Alliance.  After an extensive and thorough selection process, the board unanimously chose Siman for her dynamic leadership and demonstrated passion to improve children’s health, education, and security. 

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CCC&Y Member Spotlight: Peter Van Wyck, Board President of CCC&Y

| August 12, 2019
CCC&Y Member Spotlight: Peter Van Wyck, Board President of CCC&Y

His efforts to help communities in need have taken him to the far reaches of Mongolia and have brought him right back to Coconino County to help families and communities throughout the region.

Peter Van Wyck serves as the Regional Director for First Things First, which partners with families and communities throughout Arizona to support the healthy development of young children, including serving the Hopi, Havasupai and the Kaibab Band of Paiute people, as well as others in the Coconino region.

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Action & Outreach Spotlight: Arizona State Board of Education to hold retreat, open to public, Aug. 9, 10 in Flagstaff

| August 6, 2019
Action & Outreach Spotlight: Arizona State Board of Education to hold retreat, open to public, Aug. 9, 10 in Flagstaff

The Arizona State Board of Education will hold a meeting, open to the public, on Friday, August 9, 2019 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM and Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM at Northern Arizona University, S. San Francisco St., University Union Building 30 B/A, Flagstaff.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Back to School for Afterschool

| August 5, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Back to School for Afterschool

Back to School Resources for OST Programs

It’s a new school year! Here are links to tips, tools and fun resources to help you and your kiddos get the year off to a great start!

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Association for Supportive Child Care seeking Part-Time Arizona Regional Trainer

| August 5, 2019
Association for Supportive Child Care seeking Part-Time Arizona Regional Trainer

The Association for Supportive Child Care seeking a Part-Time Arizona Regional Trainer.

The position will provide training workshops and support services to early childhood providers, caregivers, and programs serving families and young children throughout Arizona.

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