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Child advocate (and CCC&Y board member) Lina Wallen named Female Citizen of the Year

| January 8, 2019
Child advocate (and CCC&Y board member) Lina Wallen named Female Citizen of the Year

Lina Wallen did not believe it when she received a call nominating her to be the Arizona Daily Sun’s Female Citizen of the Year for 2018.

Wallen said people had joked with her before about the prospect, but when a former winner actually called her formally announcing her selection, she was in disbelief. A group of former winners populates the committee that selected Wallen for her strong and committed community activism.

“I couldn’t donate a million or a billion dollars, but I have time and I have expertise. That’s the way I give back,” Wallen said.

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First Things First January 2019 update

| January 8, 2019
First Things First January 2019 update

Can you spoil a baby?
You have a lot to worry about when you have a newborn. Things like feedings and diaper changes and if you’ll ever get a good night’s sleep again. But there’s one thing you don’t have to worry about: spoiling your baby by responding when they cry or holding them too much. In fact, that’s just what they need from you.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence: Tips and Resources for a great start of the New Year!

| January 8, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence: Tips and Resources for a great start of the New Year!

Some afterschool professionals seem to have a magic touch-they know just what to do to engage and challenge youth. The proof of their wizardry? Children keep coming back for more! The good news: It’s not a secret and it’s not magic.

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CCC&Y 2019 calendar highlights upcoming Community Events for Families

| January 8, 2019
CCC&Y 2019 calendar highlights upcoming Community Events for Families

As 2019 gets underway, a number of family-friendly events are scheduled throughout Coconino County.

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January 30 is the deadline for the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth’s 2019 Caring for Children Awards

| December 27, 2018
January 30 is the deadline for the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth’s 2019 Caring for Children Awards

Do you know someone in Coconino County who makes a difference in the lives of children?

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Caring for Children Awards, recognizing outstanding individuals from throughout Coconino County who work to make this a better place for our youngest community members.

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Now Accepting Nominations- 2019 Caring for Children

| December 23, 2018
Now Accepting Nominations- 2019 Caring for Children

We are pleased to announce a call for nominations for our Caring for Children Awards. This annual award will be given at our CAP Conference Luncheon. This is a tremendous honor.

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First Things First December Update

| December 23, 2018
First Things First December Update

First Things First December Newsletter.

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Nominations now open for Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth’s 2019 Caring for Children Awards

| December 20, 2018
Nominations now open for Coconino Coalition  for Children & Youth’s 2019 Caring for Children Awards

Do you know someone in Coconino County who makes a difference in the lives of children?

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Caring for Children Awards, recognizing outstanding individuals from throughout Coconino County who work to make this a better place for our youngest community members.

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Steps for Becoming a Foster Parent

| December 16, 2018
Steps for Becoming a Foster Parent

The willingness of people like you to help Arizona’s children is part of what makes our State great! If you haven’t already done so, please watch the video on the Arizona Department of Child Safety’s website, which is part one of their five part video orientation.

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Which Are the Best Toys for Young Kids?

| December 16, 2018
Which Are the Best Toys for Young Kids?

Which are the best toys for the child on your gift list this year – is it the latest version of iTablet with splashy, vibrant colors costing hundreds of dollars or wooden blocks and coloring books that may cost under $20?

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