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Latest Child Fatality Review Data Finds Fewer Deaths, But More Resources Needed

| December 6, 2015
Latest Child Fatality Review Data Finds Fewer Deaths, But More Resources Needed

The Arizona Department of Health Services’ Child Fatality Review Team recently released its annual review of child deaths in the state, indicating that while the overall mortality rate in 2014 had dropped from the previous year, there are still too many Arizona children whose lives could have been saved.

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CCC&Y’s Street Care Package Drive

| December 1, 2015
CCC&Y’s Street Care Package Drive

For the entire month of December, CCC&Y will be collecting survival care packages and supplies to support local homeless children and youth! ALL donations will go to Northland Family Help Center’s Outreach Project and the McKinney Vento Program. Both are local programs which provide critical care, counseling, resources, and supplies to our homeless children.

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Foster Care Necessities

| December 1, 2015
Foster Care Necessities

A new Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative report shares reform recommendations aimed at helping young people in foster care enjoy their fair share of normal, growing-up activities as they move toward adulthood.

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CCC&Y’s Street Care Package Drive

| November 23, 2015
CCC&Y’s Street Care Package Drive

For the entire month of December, CCC&Y will be collecting survival care packages and supplies to support local homeless children and youth! ALL donations will go to Northland Family Help Center’s Outreach Project and the McKinney Vento Program. Both are local programs which provide critical care, counseling, resources, and supplies to our homeless children.

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Darkness to Light: Preventing Childhood Sexual Abuse – December 5th

| November 22, 2015
Darkness to Light: Preventing Childhood Sexual Abuse – December 5th

Stewards of Children is a prevention training program that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed for organizations that serve youth and for individuals concerned about the safety of children. It is the only nationally distributed, evidence based program proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes, and change child protective behaviors.

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Study: Arizona Has High Rate of Uninsured Children

| November 16, 2015
Study: Arizona Has High Rate of Uninsured Children

The number of uninsured children in the United States dropped to a historic low after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in 2014, but Vanessa Barchfield reports that Arizona continues to have one of the highest rates of kids without insurance.

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Childhood Hunger Impacts Early Learning – You Can Make a Difference!

| November 11, 2015
Childhood Hunger Impacts Early Learning – You Can Make a Difference!

Hunger and lack of reliable access to nutritious food can negatively affect the health and well-being of children, including putting them at risk for developmental delays. Arizona is ranked third in the country when it comes to child food insecurity.

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Northland Family Help Center’s Youthfest 2015! – Nov. 7th

| October 30, 2015
Northland Family Help Center’s Youthfest 2015! – Nov. 7th

In recognition of National Runaway Prevention Month, Flagstaff School of Music Presents: YOUTHFEST 2015. Youth Performances, music workshops, Runaway/Homeless Youth info and resource… FOR FREE!

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Darkness to Light, Child Abuse Prevention Facilitator Training – Scholarships available!

| October 21, 2015
Darkness to Light, Child Abuse Prevention Facilitator Training – Scholarships available!

The Flagstaff Medical Center Trauma Services Department, in collaboration with the regional Pediatric Injury Group and Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth, are pleased to announce the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children prevention training program to teach adults how to raise awareness about child sexual abuse in Northern Arizona.

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Presentation on Public Education and Neighborhood Schools – October 20th

| October 12, 2015
Presentation on Public Education and Neighborhood Schools – October 20th

Join CCC&Y for a presentation from Arizona School Board’s Association to discuss: How this budget and legislative session impacts kids and their neighborhood schools and how YOU can get involved right at home. Geoff Esposito, ASBA Government Relations Analyst, returns to Flagstaff to share insights on the legislature and how their decisions are impacting schools and students. Participants […]

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