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Bilingual report — WIC provides Healthy Food • Healthy Kid • Happy Mom effort

| July 13, 2021
Bilingual report — WIC provides Healthy Food • Healthy Kid • Happy Mom effort

WIC’s Healthy Food • Healthy Kid • Happy Mom effort provides:

• Free Nutrition and Breastfeeding Program
• Experts in nutrition for pregnancy, breastfeeding, infants, toddlers and preschoolers
• Personalized nutrition tips and support for parents and caregivers
• Breastfeeding information, support and resources
• Referrals to other community resources
• Healthy foods

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CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for July 14, 2021

| July 13, 2021
CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for July 14, 2021

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July 14 — The Guidance Center in Williams to present ‘Understanding Trauma — The Body Keeps Score’ support group on Wednesdays

| July 12, 2021
July 14 — The Guidance Center in Williams to present ‘Understanding Trauma — The Body Keeps Score’ support group on Wednesdays

The Guidance Center in Williams will present “Understanding Trauma — The Body Keeps Score” support group from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays via Zoom.

Chapter and workbook sheets provided. Facilitator: Sasha Jay, MSW.

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Through July 14 — Prevent Child Abuse Arizona to present 2021 Child Abuse Prevention Conference

| July 12, 2021
Through July 14 — Prevent Child Abuse Arizona to present 2021 Child Abuse Prevention Conference

Prevent Child Abuse Arizona will present its 27th annual statewide Child Abuse Prevention Conference virtually on July 12-14.

This year’s theme is Cultivating Trust, with a focus on how building and strengthening relationships is critical to creating the world we want for children. We will also explore this theme by connecting participants through chats, user profiles, message boards, games, and activity rooms.

The conference will feature dynamic, informational and inspiring speakers, and 25 interesting and exciting workshops to choose from. Recordings of all sessions will be available to registrants for one month after the conference.

We are partnering again with the Arizona ACEs Consortium for our July 12 pre-conference, featuring workshops and a movie screening.

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IRS urging families without permanent addresses to get benefits including Economic Impact Payments, upcoming advance Child Tax Credit

| July 6, 2021
IRS urging families without permanent addresses to get benefits including Economic Impact Payments, upcoming advance Child Tax Credit

The Internal Revenue Service continues an ongoing effort to help those experiencing homelessness by reminding people who don’t have a permanent address or a bank account that they may still qualify for stimulus payments and other credits, including the advance Child Tax Credit.

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Arizona Education Association — Legislative Session Ends, Governor Signs Budget

| July 6, 2021
Arizona Education Association — Legislative Session Ends, Governor Signs Budget

Thank you, AEA members, for coming down to the Capitol, emailing and calling legislators, and supporting quality public education through this long legislative session. 

“Governor Ducey and legislators had a tremendous opportunity to invest in public education funding using the billions of dollars in surplus,” says AEA President Joe Thomas. “Instead, they chose to line the pockets of their wealthy donors by creating a multi-year billion-dollar tax cut and a tax loophole for the wealthy to avoid paying taxes to invest in education.”

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Child Care Resource & Referral announces expanded hours for its Child Care Information Line

| July 6, 2021
Child Care Resource & Referral announces expanded hours for its Child Care Information Line

Child Care Resource & Referral has expanded the hours for its Child Care Information Line.

You can now speak with a Child Care Specialist from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday.

Call us toll free: 1-800-308-9000

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CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for July 7, 2021

| July 6, 2021
CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for July 7, 2021

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Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health’s Strong Fathers (Azhe’é Bidziil) program seeking applicants

| June 29, 2021
Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health’s Strong Fathers (Azhe’é Bidziil) program seeking applicants

The Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health is inviting adult fathers and father figures to take part in the Azhe’é Bidziil (Strong Fathers) program in Tuba City and Chinle, Arizona (and surrounding areas). The goal of the program is to increase economic stability of fathers and their families, promote positive parenting and increase healthy relationships and co-parenting in Native communities. The program will include 12 weekly workshop sessions with 8-12 fathers and will be led by two Health Coaches. Weekly support visits are also offered to connect fathers with local resources. Recruitment and enrollment will begin in April 2021. Participants who complete the full program are eligible for up to $350 in gift cards.

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North Country HealthCare — Need Insurance? The Health Insurance Marketplace is open through Aug. 15

| June 29, 2021
North Country HealthCare — Need Insurance? The Health Insurance Marketplace is open through Aug. 15

The Health Insurance Marketplace, or healthcare.gov, is opened through Aug. 15. North Country HealthCare has application counselors at all of their locations to help individuals and families enroll in affordable coverage. Those interested in requesting a free enrollment appointment should visit https://bit.ly/nchcgetcovered.

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