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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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National Crime Victim’ Rights Week through April 13

| April 8, 2019
National Crime Victim’ Rights Week through April 13

In the middle of crime and crisis is a hard time to figure out the criminal justice system and how to navigate it; let alone the emotional impact or figuring out any restructuring of your life that may need to take place depending on the type of crime your are experiencing. Since we don’t know when our lives will be impacted by the unexpected I encourage you all to take a moment to familiarize yourself with the rights of victims as well as knowing who you can call for assistance to help guide you in the process.

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ASU Morrison Institute for Public Policy update for April 3 — Teen suicide prevention and the LGBTQ kids

| April 8, 2019
ASU Morrison Institute for Public Policy update for April 3 — Teen suicide prevention and the LGBTQ kids

With at least 88 Arizona youths taking their own life over the last two years, including a recent wave in the East Valley, the issue of teen suicide has been in the news lately and has garnered the attention of the Legislature. Senate Bill 1468 , which has bipartisan support in both the House and Senate, would provide training in suicide prevention for school counselors, teachers, principals and other education personnel who work with students in grades 6-12.

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Northland Family Help Center seeking to raise $6,000 by April 12 to support Human Trafficking Services at the youth center

| April 8, 2019
Northland Family Help Center seeking to raise $6,000 by April 12  to support Human Trafficking Services at the youth center

Northland Family Help Center has applied for a grant that includes a crowd-funding component. The organization is currently working to raise $6,000 by April 12, with funding to go toward funding Human Trafficking Services in the Youth Shelter.Northland Family Help Center has been serving the Flagstaff, AZ community for 40 years! Over that time, we continue to evolve and fill gaps in social services to ensure our communities’ individuals, families, and youth are healthy and thriving.

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