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NACA’s Pathways Youth Program seeking participants

| October 26, 2021
NACA’s Pathways Youth Program seeking participants

Pathways Youth Program, SY2021-2022, is seeking participants. The program began on Oct. 18. Pathways is a youth substance use prevention program for Native American youth in grades 3rd-6th and their families.

We provide provide programming  that focuses on maintaining healthy lifestyles, education and we provide homework assistance in an after-school setting.

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Oct. 28 — Bilingual report — ASU Family Violence Center’s Arizona Child & Adolescent Initiative to present Candlelight Vigil in Phoenix

| October 25, 2021
Oct. 28 — Bilingual report — ASU Family Violence Center’s Arizona Child & Adolescent Initiative to present Candlelight Vigil in Phoenix

The Arizona Child & Adolescent Survivor Initiative (ACASI) is hosting Candlelight Vigil “In remembrance of those who will live forever in our hearts” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28 at Roadrunner Park, 3502 E. Cactus Road, Phoenix.

As we gather to remember and honor the loved ones we have lost to intimate partner homicide.

Please RSVP by Oct. 4 with your case management coordinator/advocate.

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Oct. 28 — Children’s Action Alliance — It’s time! Registration for TEOC 2021 open now!

| October 25, 2021
Oct. 28 — Children’s Action Alliance — It’s time! Registration for TEOC 2021 open now!

On Thursday, October 28, join CAA and supporters like you for Healing Through the Eyes of a Child, an annual fundraiser to benefit CAA advocacy campaigns. This year, Will Humble, executive director of Arizona Public Health Association (AzPHA), and Silvana Salcido Esparza, owner and chef of Barrio Café will be honored for their commitment to children and families during the coronavirus crisis.  

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Nov. 10 — NAU Dept. of Dental Hygiene to present Kiddie Clinic

| October 25, 2021
Nov. 10 — NAU Dept. of Dental Hygiene to present Kiddie Clinic

Every year, the Dental Hygiene Program brings help to community children by opening up the clinic at deeply discounted prices! Dental hygiene students and faculty provide exams, cleanings, x-rays, sealants, and fluoride treatments for children! … The next Kiddie Clinic will be held by appointment only from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021.

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Dec. 6-9 — Children’s Trust Fund Alliance to present ‘Bringing the Protective Factors Framework to Life in Your Work’

| October 25, 2021
Dec. 6-9 — Children’s Trust Fund Alliance to present ‘Bringing the Protective Factors Framework to Life in Your Work’

The Children’s Trust Fund Alliance will present “Bringing the Protective Factors Framework to Life in Your Work” on Dec. 6-9.

This training is grounded in the Strengthening Families Approach. The framework’s goals include: 1) strengthen families, 2) optimal child development, and 3) reduce the likelihood of child abuse and neglect. As a certified trainer, you will be able to present to various audiences and train others to implement the framework in their life and work.

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2021 Health and Welfare Resource Virtual Networking meetings in Coconino County

| October 25, 2021
2021 Health and Welfare Resource Virtual 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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NAU conducting Anxiety and Self-Esteem research study for female Mexican-American youth 14 to 17 years of age

| October 19, 2021
NAU conducting Anxiety and Self-Esteem research study for female Mexican-American youth 14 to 17 years of age

My name is Katie Mommaerts and I am a licensed clinical social worker and fourth year Interdisciplinary Health doctoral candidate at Northern Arizona University completing my dissertation. I am conducting research to determine the relationship between self-reported symptoms of anxiety and self-esteem from the perspectives of female Mexican-American adolescents (ages 14-17) and mental health therapists.

I am inquire about your interest in participating in this study and/or referring someone who may be interested. I attached the flyers (one for adolescent participants and one for mental health therapist participants) that can be distributed.

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First Things First — News and resources to better support child care workers

| October 19, 2021
First Things First — News and resources to better support child care workers

As Arizona’s early childhood agency, First Things First partners with several Arizona tribes as they work to reclaim indigenous foods, often starting by introducing traditional foods to their communities’ babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

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Children’s Action Alliance — Get a sneak peek – Healing Through the Eyes of a Child is next week

| October 19, 2021
Children’s Action Alliance — Get a sneak peek – Healing Through the Eyes of a Child is next week

Healing Through the Eyes of a Child is next Thursday, October 28. Do you have your tickets? You don’t want to miss this one. We can’t wait to reconnect with our partners, coalition members, sponsors, and donors to celebrate the 2021 honorees, Will Humble and Silvana Salcido Esparza.   

Join us to raise awareness and funds to support the work we do – advocating for the well-being of Arizona children and families. The evening reception will be outdoors with entertainment from the Arizona School of the Arts’ Guitar Ensemble and a silent auction featuring one-of-a-kind art from the students at Solano Elementary School at the University Club of Phoenix. We will follow CDC guidelines and require guests to wear masks when indoors, regardless of vaccination status. 

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CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for Oct. 20, 2021

| October 19, 2021
CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for Oct. 20, 2021

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