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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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Upcoming CCC&Y Events and Activities

| January 1, 2020
Upcoming CCC&Y Events and Activities

Upcoming CCC&Y Events and Activities: 2020 Monthly Board and Membership Meetings: *Held the third Monday of every month from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Coconino County Health District, 2625 N. King St., Ponderosa Room, Flagstaff * Meetings subject to change due to holidays. Visit https://news.coconinokids.org for the latest update. 2020 Monthly CCC&Y Committee Meetings: CCC&Y Action and Outreach […]

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2020 Legislative, Media Contacts

| January 1, 2020
2020 Legislative, Media Contacts

Your Voice Want to express your feelings about the state of education? Please try these handy links. Easy Way to Weigh in on Education Bills: Request to Speak   Quick links —  Click here to contact the White House Click here to contact the U.S. Congress Click here to contact Arizona elected officials Click here to […]

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Message from Our Executive Director

| December 20, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Message from Our Executive Director

As another decade draws to a close, I am struck by the work and progress that has happened in the field of out-of-school time. A growing body of research confirms what we already knew-that afterschool and summer programming are a vital part of youth success, social-emotional learning, 21st century skill building and resilience. Here at the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) we like to think we have played a part in improving quality and access to out-of-school time programming in our state.

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Coffee with a CASA to be held Dec. 17 at Late for the Train

| December 16, 2019
Coffee with a CASA to be held Dec. 17 at Late for the Train

“Coffee with a CASA” will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17 at Late for the Train, 1800 Fort Valley Road,, Flagstaff.

You are invited to join us for a casual conversation about the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Program. CASA Volunteers are everyday people appointed by a judge to review a case of abuse or neglect.

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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y awarded Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council contract for Coconino County

| December 16, 2019
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y awarded Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council contract for Coconino County

CCC&Y was recently awarded the Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council contract for Coconino County through the Department of Child Safety.  This means we will be changing from having 2 councils (Williams and Flagstaff) to a county-wide structure.  CAP councils are found throughout the state, made of groups of volunteers wanting to make a difference by raising awareness and prevention strategy in the community.  Please email Executive Director, Virginia Watahomigie, at virginia@coconinokids.org if you are interested in being an official member of the Coconino CAP Council or if you would like to learn more about this important volunteer opportunity.

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