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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y board approves new Action and Outreach Initiatives for 2020-2021

| January 27, 2020
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y board approves new Action and Outreach Initiatives for 2020-2021

The board of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth voted on Jan. 27 to approve a series of Policy Initiatives for 2020-21.

The policies cover education, child welfare, environmental equity, incarcerated parents / justice reform and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

CCC&Y is a non-partisan organization that supports an educated and engaged voting population that participates in our democratic process.

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First Things First — Big news in 2020 for Arizona’s young kids

| January 21, 2020
First Things First — Big news in 2020 for Arizona’s young kids

Serve your Arizona community

Make a difference in the lives of young children by serving on a First Things First regional partnership council. You will work with community members to help identify funding priorities and strengthen the services and supports available to young children and their families.

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First Things First announces Call for Proposals for the 2020 Early Childhood Summit

| January 21, 2020
First Things First announces Call for Proposals for the 2020 Early Childhood Summit

First Things First is seeking proposals for breakout sessions to be presented at the 2020 Early Childhood Summit.

The Summit brings together early childhood professionals, stakeholders and supporters to learn, share and grow. Summit breakout sessions present best practices, innovative and evidence-based approaches and relevant research in a variety of important topic areas:

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Feb. 18, 25, March 3, 10 — Arizona’s Children Association to present a ‘Free Parenting Workshop First Five Years’

| January 21, 2020
Feb. 18, 25, March 3, 10 — Arizona’s Children Association to present a ‘Free Parenting Workshop First Five Years’

Arizona’s Children Association Family Education & Support Services will present a “Free Parenting Workshop — First Five Years” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 18, 25, March 3, 10 at Williams Elementary/Middle School, 601 N. 7th St., Williams.

This 4-session series will help you nurture your child with “just right” combination of freedom and positive discipline.

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Jan. 28 — Screening of ‘California’s Forgotten Children’ to be held at Christ’s Church of Flagstaff

| January 21, 2020
Jan. 28 — Screening of ‘California’s Forgotten Children’ to be held at Christ’s Church of Flagstaff

To coincide with January as “Human Trafficking Awareness Month!” a “California’s Forgotten Children” will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28 at Christ’s Church of Flagstaff, 3475 Soliere Ave., Flagstaff.

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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y’s monthly board meeting to be held on Jan. 27

| January 20, 2020
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y’s monthly board meeting to be held on Jan. 27

FLAGSTAFF — The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth will hold its next monthly board meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27 at the County Health and Community Services Building, 2625 N. King St., Ponderosa Room, Flagstaff.

The board will be approving the Coalition’s Action and Outreach initiatives at the meeting.

ALL are welcome to attend the Coalition’s monthly board meeting and join in the discussion.

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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y Conference, Awards, Policy Initiatives

| January 13, 2020
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y Conference, Awards, Policy Initiatives

We have undergone so much growth and change recently- from mission and vision to structure- and are still in a growth process- but I don’t want to forget these important reminders on our major annual events.

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First Things First — Kindness, Mister Rogers and Tummy Time

| January 7, 2020
First Things First — Kindness, Mister Rogers and Tummy Time

Most parents want their child to be kind and caring. But are babies born to be kind, or do kindness and empathy need to be learned?

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Expect More Arizona — Excellence Tour

| January 7, 2020
Expect More Arizona — Excellence Tour

The Expect More Excellence Tour Spotlights what schools and communities in Arizona are doing today to make progress toward an excellent education for every student, and celebrates the kind of excellence we expect and believe must be available to all students. It is important to identify the programs and initiatives we know are working so they can be celebrated and potentially replicated. Check out these Excellence Tour stories from December.

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Jan. 10 — Arizona’s Children Association presents ‘Foster Care & Adoption Tax Tip Zoom Seminar’

| January 7, 2020
Jan. 10 — Arizona’s Children Association presents ‘Foster Care & Adoption Tax Tip Zoom Seminar’

Arizona’s Children Association will present “Foster Care & Adoption Tax Tip Zoom Seminar,” presented by Lin Leclair, EA, from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10 at Arizona’s Children Association,  1055 Ruth St., Suite 3, Prescott.

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