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DEADLINE EXTENDED – Baby & Toddler Yoga Teacher Training – Scholarship Application Due Jan 31

| December 21, 2015
DEADLINE EXTENDED – Baby & Toddler Yoga Teacher Training – Scholarship Application Due Jan 31

ChildLight Yoga is presenting a training that will cover infant and early childhood development and education on how practicing yoga can support the social, emotional, and physical development, as well as overall contentment an comfort, of babies and toddlers, newborn through 2 years.

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CCC&Y Now Accepting Nominations for the 2016 Caring for Children Awards

| December 18, 2015
CCC&Y Now Accepting Nominations for the 2016 Caring for Children Awards

Take the time to review the flyer for the Caring for Children Awards and the Kickoff Luncheon along with the nomination form. Please start promoting this opportunity. Nominations are due Friday, February 5th!

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CCC&Y’s Education Toolkit for Parents and Providers

| December 18, 2015
CCC&Y’s Education Toolkit for Parents and Providers

To help parents and community members understand the multitude of education concerns, we’ve created a one-stop information page with quick links to the resources parents need to help their children succeed in education. This is a new resource for parents, families and students as we continue to sift through news and information around education and learning concerns in Arizona.

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Speak Out for Arizona Children

| December 18, 2015
Speak Out for Arizona Children

We tell children all the time – dream big, work hard, and your dreams will come true someday. But without the basics like quality education, health care and security, “someday” never becomes a reality for too many Arizona children. Did you know that in Arizona: More than 1 in 4 children live in poverty; More […]

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CCC&Y Board Meeting – Monday, January 25th – with Children’s Action Alliance

| December 17, 2015
CCC&Y Board Meeting – Monday, January 25th – with Children’s Action Alliance

CCC&Y will welcome Children’s Action Alliance C.E.O. Dana Naimark and Vice President, Damita Curry to our monthly Board Meeting scheduled for Monday, January 25th from 12 to 1:30 p.m. in the Ponderosa Room at the County Health and Community Services Building.  ALL are welcome to attend and join in the discussion.  We are excited to […]

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New Data Shows Foster Care Children Lag Behind Peers in Academic Success

| December 17, 2015
New Data Shows Foster Care Children Lag Behind Peers in Academic Success

A newly released study finds Arizona students in foster care fare worse academically than their peers, even those who are considered to be at risk because of other factors,  such as poverty, language barriers and learning disabilities. The report, Arizona’s Invisible Achievement Gap, highlights a critical issue affecting foster children: disruptions have a devastating impact […]

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CCC&Y’s Street Care Package Drive – Reminder!

| December 15, 2015
CCC&Y’s Street Care Package Drive – Reminder!

For the entire month of December, CCC&Y will be collecting survival care packages and supplies to support local homeless children and youth! ALL donations will go to Northland Family Help Center’s Outreach Project and the McKinney Vento Program. Both are local programs which provide critical care, counseling, resources, and supplies to our homeless children.

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Now Accepting Nominations for the 2016 Caring for Children Awards

| December 14, 2015
Now Accepting Nominations for the 2016 Caring for Children Awards

Take the time to review the flyer for the Caring for Children Awards and the Kickoff Luncheon along with the nomination form. Please start promoting this opportunity. Nominations are due Friday, February 5th!

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Strengthening Families – Protective Factors: Reduced Likelihood of Child Abuse & Neglect Goal

| December 9, 2015
Strengthening Families – Protective Factors: Reduced Likelihood of Child Abuse & Neglect Goal

Strengthening Families is a research-informed approach to increase family strengths, enhance child development and reduce the likelihood of child abuse and neglect. It is based on engaging families, programs, and communities in building five protective factors. Two of these factors are Concrete Support in Times of Need and the Social and Emotional Competence of Children.

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CCC&Y’s Street Care Package Drive

| December 8, 2015
CCC&Y’s Street Care Package Drive

For the entire month of December, CCC&Y will be collecting survival care packages and supplies to support local homeless children and youth! ALL donations will go to Northland Family Help Center’s Outreach Project and the McKinney Vento Program. Both are local programs which provide critical care, counseling, resources, and supplies to our homeless children.

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