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Connections Spotlight: Zoom streaming to be held in Page for Kevin Campbell’s presentation on ‘Self-Healing Communities’ on Oct. 29 in Flagstaff

| October 21, 2019
Connections Spotlight: Zoom streaming to be held in Page for Kevin Campbell’s presentation on ‘Self-Healing Communities’ on Oct. 29 in Flagstaff

Zoom remote streaming of Kevin Campbell’s presentation on “Self-Healing Communities” will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Encompass Behavioral Health Services Building, 463 S. Lake Powell Blvd, Page.

“Self-Healing Communities” will be presented from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the High Country Conference Center, 201 W. Butler Ave., Flagstaff.

We are excited to announce this has attracted statewide attention including local, state and federal representation as well as a policy analyst, said Virginia Watahomigie, executive director of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth.

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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y to hold next monthly board meeting on Oct. 21

| October 14, 2019
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y to hold next monthly board meeting on Oct. 21

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth will hold its next monthly board meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21 at the County Health and Community Services Building, 2625 N. King St., Ponderosa Room, Flagstaff.

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

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First Things First — Safe sleep tips, getting ready for Halloween and tracking your child’s development

| October 8, 2019
First Things First — Safe sleep tips, getting ready for Halloween and tracking your child’s development

Click here for the entire e-newsletter October 2019   Safe sleep for your baby October is Safe Sleep Awareness Month in Arizona, highlighting the things you can do to create a safe sleep environment in your home. Learn more   Tips to ease your little one into Halloween Halloween is a fun time of year, […]

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Children’s Action Alliance: Cheers to a Great 2019 Summit on Kinship Care Issues

| October 1, 2019
Children’s Action Alliance: Cheers to a Great 2019 Summit on Kinship Care Issues

This year’s Arizona Grandparent Ambassadors (AZGA) Summit was a huge success, with nearly 200 kinship family members in attendance.

Every September, AZGA invites families to the meeting to get to know one another and discuss kinship care issues, hold a dialogue with legislators during a panel discussion, learn about community support services and work on public policies they want lawmakers to support in the upcoming legislative session, which begins in January.

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Connections Spotlight: Get Tickets Now!! — Time is short for Kevin Campbell’s presentation on ‘Self-Healing Communities’ on Oct. 29 in Flagstaff

| October 1, 2019
Connections Spotlight: Get Tickets Now!! — Time is short for Kevin Campbell’s presentation on ‘Self-Healing Communities’ on Oct. 29 in Flagstaff

Hundreds of tickets have gone but we still have room. 

RSVP now for Kevin Campbell’s presentation on “Self-Healing Communities,” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the High Country Conference Center, 201 W. Butler Ave., Flagstaff.

Tickets are $30 to $45. Click here to register.

We are excited to announce this has attracted statewide attention including local, state and federal representation as well as a policy analyst.  Ticket sales end in 2 weeks on Oct 13. 

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Children’s Action Alliance — Annie E. Casey Foundation Data Snapshot: Slow, Uneven Improvement in Children Living in Poverty

| September 24, 2019
Children’s Action Alliance — Annie E. Casey Foundation Data Snapshot: Slow, Uneven Improvement in Children Living in Poverty

A new five-year data snapshot from the Annie E. Casey Foundation finds that Arizona is tied for fifth highest in the nation in the percentage of children living in concentrated poverty. While Arizona’s percentage of kids living in concentrated poverty dropped slightly, one in five kids in our state still lives in poor neighborhoods, with children of color and children in rural Arizona far more likely to live in areas of concentrated poverty.

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Well Women, Well Communities 2020 Initiative in Coconino County

| September 24, 2019
Well Women, Well Communities 2020 Initiative in Coconino County

The Well Women, Well Communities 2020 project is a collaborative interagency initiative ‘to increase the local health department’s capacity to identify and address system’s level barriers and gaps in services that affect a woman’s ability to be well and seek well-woman care at a community level.

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Flagstaff Initiative Against Trafficking to present screening of ‘California’s Forgotten Children’ on Nov. 9

| September 24, 2019
Flagstaff Initiative Against Trafficking to present screening of ‘California’s Forgotten Children’ on Nov. 9

he Flagstaff Initiative Against Trafficking will present a screening of “California’s Forgotten Children” from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at Northern Arizona University’s Cline Library.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Sneaky STEAM: Carnival of Creativity

| September 24, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Sneaky STEAM: Carnival of Creativity

With just a month to go until our 2019 School’s Out, Make It Count Conference, we’re gearing up for a jam-packed event with over 55 workshop sessions, including 11 STEM-focused workshops for out-of-school time professionals. 

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First Things First release 2019 Annual Report

| September 24, 2019
First Things First release 2019 Annual Report

When Arizonans created First Things First (FTF), they envisioned an organization that would work with communities and families to promote school readiness for our youngest children. I am so pleased to be able to report to you on our success in realizing that vision, and to be able to thank you for the role you play in improving outcomes for children birth to age 5 across Arizona.

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