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Connections Spotlight — CCC&Y provides a variety of options to help families, community members

Connections Spotlight — CCC&Y provides a variety of options to help families, community members

| August 9, 2022

COCONINO COUNTY — As we prepare to celebrate our 50th anniversary on Oct. 27, 2022 at the High Country Conference Center, the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth continues to connect families and community members with a number of options, including free educational resources, city resource guides, calendars of upcoming family events and a variety of programs offered by our more than 100 individual and nonprofit members.

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CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for Aug. 10, 2022

CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for Aug. 10, 2022

| August 9, 2022

View this email in your browser Aug. 10, 2022 Update  

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First Things First — Understanding what your baby is saying

First Things First — Understanding what your baby is saying

| August 9, 2022

Understanding what your baby is saying
By Rebecca Parlakian
 
I remember looking down at my wailing newborn daughter and telling her, “If I just knew what you wanted, I would do it!”
 
Babies are born with some ability to communicate what they are feeling and need from us. But it takes practice to get the message. Learning to see these (sometimes) tough-to-notice cues can help us meet our babies’ needs.
 
Research shows that getting to know your baby’s cues also helps the two of you build a strong, secure attachment — a loving, trusting relationship.

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United Way of Northern Arizona — Why Pacesetters Are So Important

United Way of Northern Arizona — Why Pacesetters Are So Important

| August 9, 2022

If United Way of Northern Arizona’s annual fundraising campaign is the “big game,” then the Pacesetters host the tailgate party.

Technically, Pacesetters are those organizations and businesses that hold their workplace fundraising efforts on behalf of UWNA in the month prior to the official start of the annual campaign. Collectively, they give the campaign a head start, set the tone, and are pivotal to its ultimate success.

But their importance goes beyond the money they raise. Much like the tailgaters who gather in the parking lot before a game or concert, Pacesetters build up energy for the big event. They are the superfans who get everyone excited about what’s coming up.

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Indigenous Milk Medicine Collective presenting the seminar ‘Sobriety and Breastfeeding — A  Conversation’ as part of  Indigenous Milk Medicine Week — Aug. 8-14

Indigenous Milk Medicine Collective presenting the seminar ‘Sobriety and Breastfeeding — A Conversation’ as part of  Indigenous Milk Medicine Week — Aug. 8-14

| August 9, 2022

The Indigenous Milk Medicine Collective is presenting the seminar “Sobriety and Breastfeeding — A Conversation” as part of  Indigenous Milk Medicine Week —Aug. 8-14.

The session featured Camie Goldhammer, IBCLC and Kimberly Moore-Salas, IBCLC in a discussion with three Native mamas as they share their experiences about becoming parents and breastfeeding while also navigating sobriety.

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2022 Health and Welfare Resource Virtual Networking meetings in Coconino County

2022 Health and Welfare Resource Virtual Networking meetings in Coconino County

| August 8, 2022

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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Bilingual update — Elevate PreK Resource Finder can help families find high-quality early learning. Help spread the word

Bilingual update — Elevate PreK Resource Finder can help families find high-quality early learning. Help spread the word

| August 2, 2022

With the school year around the corner, we want to be sure everyone knows what resources are available for financial assistance through our Elevate PreK classrooms and our Elevate PreK Resource Finder.

The buttons (in this e-newsletter) contain social media graphics that will help us highlight Elevate PreK resources. Click on the graphic you’d like to use, save it to your device, and start spreading the word!

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Children’s Action Alliance — nnual Fundraiser Save the Date: Tuesday, October 25

Children’s Action Alliance — nnual Fundraiser Save the Date: Tuesday, October 25

| August 2, 2022

It is often said, children are so resilient. And that could not be truer for the youth and their families in the state.  This year, show your support for their well-being and help us celebrate child advocate honorees who have continued to push through adversity to help create an Arizona where all children thrive.

On Tuesday, October 25, join CAA and other supporters like you for Resilience Through the Eyes of a Child, an annual fundraiser to benefit CAA advocacy campaigns.  Shawn Pearson, executive director of Black Family & Child Services of Arizona, Senator Lela Alston, and the late Senator Dave Bradley will be honored this year for their commitment to children and families.

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First Things First — Conference Early registration closes in two weeks

First Things First — Conference Early registration closes in two weeks

| August 2, 2022

Don’t Miss Out

You have one week left to register before the registration rate increases to $65 on August 8.

Registration for the FTF EARLY CHILDHOOD SUMMIT 2022 on AUGUST 18, 2022 includes full access to the opening keynote, Lanna Flood Memorial Address speaker, breakout sessions, sponsor booths, exhibitor booths and the exhibitor passport contest, as well as networking opportunities with fellow attendees.

You will have access to all session recordings one week after the Summit and up to 60 days to view them.

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Arizona Early Intervention Program — August 2022 Gerrie’s Gazette

Arizona Early Intervention Program — August 2022 Gerrie’s Gazette

| August 2, 2022

INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
AHCCCS Resources for Families
Resources
Events
AzEIP Materials Available Online
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