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United Way of Northern Arizona — Reminder – Luncheon on Sept. 11

| August 27, 2019
United Way of Northern Arizona — Reminder – Luncheon on Sept. 11

United Way of Northern Arizona — Exciting Changes Are Happening … Join us for Lunch

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flagstaff seeking Program Director, School Based Mentoring Program Coordinator

| August 27, 2019
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flagstaff seeking Program Director, School Based Mentoring Program Coordinator

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flagstaff seeking Program Director, School Based Mentoring Program Coordinator

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Action & Outreach Spotlight: National Suicide Prevention Hotline is Getting Its Own 3-Digit Number in the US. See related news here

| August 26, 2019
Action & Outreach Spotlight: National Suicide Prevention Hotline is Getting Its Own 3-Digit Number in the US. See related news here

Calling a suicide prevention hotline will soon be as simple as dialing 911.

Earlier this week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) submitted a report to Congress describing the best possible method of implementing a 3-digit phone number for the federally-funded National Suicide Prevention Hotline.

The 138-page report recommends that Congress designate 988 as the new dialing code to be used for a nationwide suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline, which “would likely make it easier for Americans in crisis to access potentially life-saving resources.”

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‘Courageous Conversations, Critical Choices: AZ Child Protection Act’ — program to be presented Aug. 22 in Flagstaff

| August 20, 2019
‘Courageous Conversations, Critical Choices: AZ Child Protection Act’ — program to be presented Aug. 22 in Flagstaff

“Courageous Conversations, Critical Choices: AZ Child Protection Act,” will be presented at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22 at the Joe Montoya Senior Center, 45 N. Thorpe Road, Flagstaff.

Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth Board member Andrea Meronuck, of Northland Family Help Center, is scheduled to be panelist.

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NACA presenting ‘Youth Employment Gathering’ on Aug. 24

| August 20, 2019
NACA presenting ‘Youth Employment Gathering’ on Aug. 24

Native Americans for Community Action, Inc. (NACA) is sponsoring the “Youth Empowerment Gathering” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 at the Flagstaff Bordertown Dormitory, 901 N. Kinlani Road, Flagstaff.

• Be empowered through talks on wellness
• Get to know your peers
• Learn about the importance of coping skills
• Jame out with DJ Jermatik
• Paint with Duane Koyawena

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Children’s Action Alliance — A Look at DCS at Five Years Old

| August 20, 2019
Children’s Action Alliance — A Look at DCS at Five Years Old

By Children’s Action Alliance (CAA) The Department of Child Safety (DCS) was created in June 2014 with the intent to dramatically improve the state’s response when child abuse and neglect is reported. At five years old, progress has certainly been made, however, challenges are constant and plans and opportunities to improve operations are abundant.  As we begin […]

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First Things First — Long-term study shows quality preschool works for generations

| August 20, 2019
First Things First — Long-term study shows quality preschool works for generations

High-quality early education outcomes extend to second generation.

An update to the well-known Perry Preschool study focuses on a new benefit: better outcomes for the original study participants’ own children.  Results show multi-generational impact: participants’ children are also more likely to have better life outcomes when compared to the control group’s children.  

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Workshops & Professional Development Opportunites

| August 20, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Workshops & Professional Development Opportunites

Join Us On Saturday October 18th for a full day of Youth Programming Information

• Nationally recognized experts presenting on the top innovative topics for youth program providers.
• Workshop Tracks on SEL, STEM, program development & leadership, ACES, Trauma care, Quality programming, and More!
• 4+ hours of professional development time
• Networking with your peers
• Awards of Excellence Presentation
• Exhibitors with the latest tools and services for your programs
• Complimentary Lunch

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Please Welcome CAA’s New President and CEO

| August 20, 2019
Please Welcome CAA’s New President and CEO

On behalf of the entire board of directors, I am proud and excited to announce Siman Qaasim as the next President and CEO of Children’s Action Alliance.  After an extensive and thorough selection process, the board unanimously chose Siman for her dynamic leadership and demonstrated passion to improve children’s health, education, and security. 

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Connections Spotlight: Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth announces updated Mission, Vision

| August 19, 2019
Connections Spotlight: Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth announces updated Mission, Vision

FLAGSTAFF — The Board of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth has approved new Mission and Vision statements for the organization.

Mission:
Igniting collective action to cultivate, honor & empower resilient, thriving communities.  

Vision:
We envision a holistic community where all children of Coconino County are increasingly free from trauma experience and all have equitable opportunities that build resiliency.  

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