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Another Successful Grandparent Summit

| December 9, 2014
Another Successful Grandparent Summit

Congratulations to the Arizona Grandparent Ambassadors on another successful Statewide Summit! The Arizona Grandparent Ambassadors (AZGA) hosted their 4th Annual Grandparent Ambassador Summit on Saturday and it was another tremendous success. With nearly 100 grandparents and more than a dozen key service providers and state agencies participating, grandparents and other kinship caregivers got to participate […]

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News from the Department of Child Safety

| December 9, 2014
News from the Department of Child Safety

When the legislature and Governor Brewer created the new Department of Child Safety they appropriated funding to add new staff so that children could be protected and connected with permanent homes. It is worth celebrating that as of October 31, the Department had filled all of its direct child safety specialist positions. In January of […]

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Circles of Care Public Forum – December 16th

| December 7, 2014
Circles of Care Public Forum – December 16th

Interested in helping your community?  NACA is starting an advisory board to assist in a new program they started called, Circles of Care.  This program’s goal is to bring together the community, discuss issues surrounding the Native American youth and current issues related to mental health (bullying, depression, suicide, etc.). The Circles of Care program […]

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Job Opening for Girl Scouts – Arizona Cactus-Pine Council for Member Support Executive – Extended Area

| December 4, 2014
Job Opening for Girl Scouts – Arizona Cactus-Pine Council for Member Support Executive – Extended Area

Job Opening for Girl Scouts – Arizona Cactus-Pine Council for Member Support Executive – Extended Area Girl Scouts—Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (http://www.girlscoutsaz.org/) builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place, by helping them discover their inner strength, passions, and talents. Girl Scouting began over 100 years ago and is 3.2 million members […]

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NACA Afterschool Program Wins Award From Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence

| December 4, 2014
NACA Afterschool Program Wins Award From Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence

NACA afterschool program wins award from Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence A local substance abuse prevention program tailored for at-risk Native American youth in the Flagstaff community won the Outstanding Out of School Time award Nov. 15 from the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence. Native Americans for Community Action (NACA) Pathways Youth Program offers afterschool […]

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Job Opening at NACA for a Youth Engagement Specialist for the Circles of Care Program

| December 3, 2014
Job Opening at NACA for a Youth Engagement Specialist for the Circles of Care Program

Job Opening at NACA for a Youth Engagement Specialist for the Circles of Care Program The Youth Engagement Specialist is responsible for developing and leading youth activities. The intent of this position is to represent the voice of youth who have serious mental health needs. This position is responsible for developing programs for young people […]

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New brief: Families at the Nexus of Housing and Child Welfare

| December 3, 2014
New brief: Families at the Nexus of Housing and Child Welfare

New brief: Families at the Nexus of Housing and Child Welfare Research on the relationship between housing and child welfare has consistentlyfound a higher rate of child welfare system involvement among families that are homeless or otherwise precariously housed than among low income families with stable housing. Studies also show that housing problems are common […]

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CCC&Y Board Meeting – Monday, December 15th

| December 3, 2014
CCC&Y Board Meeting – Monday, December 15th

This is just a reminder that the next CCC&Y Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, December 15th from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. at the Coconino County Public Health Services Ponderosa Room, 2625 North King Street. Meetings are always open to the public.  We welcome all to attend and be a part of the conversation around […]

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Governor-Elect Doug Ducey Announces Education Transition Committee

| December 3, 2014
Governor-Elect Doug Ducey Announces Education Transition Committee

Governor-Elect Doug Ducey Announces Education Transition Committee Co-Chairs Will Advise Governor-Elect On Education Policy During Transition Governor-elect Doug Ducey announced today the formation of a subcommittee on education, with three experienced co-chairs who will advise him on education policy during his gubernatorial transition. The co-chairs bring a well-rounded and exceptional level of experience and expertise […]

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In Case You Missed It – Presentation on the NEW Department of Child Safety Available Here

| December 3, 2014
In Case You Missed It – Presentation on the NEW Department of Child Safety Available Here

Recently, Charles Flanagan (Department of Child Safety Director) presented a Discussion and Q & A on the NEW Department of Child Safety (DCS). Mr. Flanagan served as the Chair of the Governor’s independent Child Advocate Response Evaluation (CARE) Team prior to his appointment as the Director of DCS. The presentation included updates on the Department, protocols […]

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