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First Things First — Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE)

| September 17, 2019
First Things First — Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE)

The 2019 First Things First Early Childhood Summit on Aug. 26-27 brought together 1,400 early childhood professionals and supporters with this year’s theme of advocating for young children’s healthy development and learning.

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Workshop on ‘The Consequences of Juvenile Justice System Involvement on the Health and Well-Being of Adolescents, Families and Communities of Color’ to be held Sept. 26 in Flagstaff

| September 17, 2019
Workshop on ‘The Consequences of Juvenile Justice System Involvement on the Health and Well-Being of Adolescents, Families and Communities of Color’ to be held Sept. 26 in Flagstaff

A workshop on “The Consequences of Juvenile Justice System Involvement on the Health and Well-Being of Adolescents, Families and Communities of Color” will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26 at the High Country Conference Center, 201 W. Butler Ave., Flagstaff.

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United Way of Northern Arizona — Our New Focus

| September 17, 2019
United Way of Northern Arizona — Our New Focus

Thanks to all of you who were able to join us for Wednesday’s United Way of Northern Arizona luncheon. If you weren’t able to attend, we wanted to share with you the exciting announcement about the new direction UWNA will be pursuing – now and in the future.

Welcome to your new United Way of Northern Arizona , where we
Step Up to invest in the Power and Potential of Successful, Resilient Youth .

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RSVP now for Kevin Campbell’s presentation on ‘Self-Healing Communities’ on Oct. 29 in Flagstaff

| September 17, 2019
RSVP now for Kevin Campbell’s presentation on ‘Self-Healing Communities’ on Oct. 29 in Flagstaff

Ticket sales are off to a strong start for Kevin Campbell’s presentation on “Self-Healing Communities” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the High Country Conference Center, 201 W. Butler Ave., Flagstaff.

Tickets are $30 to $45. Click here to register.

“We already have ticket purchases coming in so please make sure to get you and your team signed up,” said Virginia Watahomigie, executive director of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth. “Remember, this is about systematic and culture change — everyone is needed in this movement.”

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2019 Health and Welfare Resource Networking meetings in Coconino County

| September 17, 2019
2019 Health and Welfare Resource Networking meetings in Coconino County

A variety of  health and welfare resource networking meetings are held each month in Coconino County. The meetings are presented in local restaurants, libraries, health care agencies and other locations where health professionals and representatives from a variety of governmental and non-profit organizations share information on upcoming programs and events that benefit the health and welfare of children, youth, parents and seniors throughout the region.

The following is a listing of some of those meetings. Please send any updates to frank@coconinokids.org

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CCC&Y to hold next monthly board meeting on Sept. 16

| September 10, 2019
CCC&Y to hold next monthly board meeting on Sept. 16

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth will hold its next monthly board meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16 at the County Health and Community Services Building, 2625 N. King St., Ponderosa Room, Flagstaff.

Erica Quintana from the Morrison Institute for Public Policy is scheduled to present on the “Strong Families Thriving Children,”  background report. CCC&Y contributed to the report.

The founders of Speak Up Stand Up Save a Life are also scheduled to present on their 2020 Youth Conference.

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‘Find Your Place in Foster Care Orientation’ to be held Sept. 17 in Flagstaff

| September 3, 2019
‘Find Your Place in Foster Care Orientation’ to be held Sept. 17 in Flagstaff

We are looking forward to a great Az1.27 Orientation : Find Your Place in Foster Care at Christ Church of Flagstaff on Tuesday, September 17 from 6-8:30 pm! 

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Children’s Action Alliance — Farewell, for Now…

| September 3, 2019
Children’s Action Alliance — Farewell, for Now…

Dear Friends,

Today is my last day as CEO of Children’s Action Alliance. I have been extraordinarily privileged to travel this road of child advocacy together with you for the past 27 years.  It has been a journey filled with diverse challenges, heart-wrenching realities, and happy steps forward.

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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y holds 2019 Board Retreat

| September 2, 2019
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y holds 2019 Board Retreat

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth held its 2019 Board of Directors Retreat on Aug. 29 at The Village At Aspen Place in Flagstaff. During the Retreat, board members had the opportunity to review CCC&Y’s new Mission and Vision statements; review the history, funding sources, committees and board responsibilities; discuss promotional planning opportunities for the Kevin Campbell “Self-Healing Communities” presentation on Oct. 29 in Flagstaff and discuss growth opportunities for the organization.

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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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