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Darkness to Light: Stewards of Children Free Training in Williams – January 22nd

| November 19, 2014
Darkness to Light: Stewards of Children Free Training in Williams – January 22nd

Darkness to Light: Stewards of Children Free workshop for parents, staff, and volunteers advocating for children Help children stay safe from sexual predators  and “Increase your awareness to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse” Hosted by North Country HealthCare Thursday, January 22, 2015 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm Conference Room at North Country HealthCare – Williams The […]

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Congratulations to All of the Winners at the 2014 Arizona Out-of-School Time Conference and Awards of Excellence Luncheon

| November 19, 2014
Congratulations to All of the Winners at the 2014 Arizona Out-of-School Time Conference and Awards of Excellence Luncheon

Congratulations to all of the winners this past Saturday the 2014 Arizona Statewide Out-of-School Time Conference, School’s Out, Make It Count – Engaging Youth in Life and Learning.  Outstanding Out-of-School Time Program – NACA Pathways Aaron Secakuku is the Pathways Program Director and a CCC&Y Board member. We wish you Congratulations, Aaron! Also recognized for their devotion to […]

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Provides Essential Program Funding to Coconino County in Ongoing Effort to Improve Arizonans Health

| November 19, 2014
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Provides Essential Program Funding to Coconino County in Ongoing Effort to Improve Arizonans Health

According to the Department of Health Services, Arizona ranks 15th in the nation for childhood obesity. In an ongoing effort to provide Arizona’s youth with a healthier future, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) has partnered with the Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth (CCC&Y), in honor of its 75th anniversary statewide outreach campaign, […]

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Introducing: Fostering Advocates Arizona

| November 19, 2014
Introducing: Fostering Advocates Arizona

The name has changed, but the goals remain the same. Welcome Fostering Advocates Arizona (formerly the Arizona Youth Opportunities Initiative). The Initiative’s Young Adult Leadership Board has been hard at work leading this name change that shares the importance of having the voices of young adults who have experienced foster care  at the center of our advocacy […]

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LAST CALL! A Discussion and Q & A on the NEW Department of Child Safety (DCS) – November 20th

| November 16, 2014
LAST CALL! A Discussion and Q & A on the NEW Department of Child Safety (DCS) – November 20th

Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth (CCC&Y) presents: A Discussion and Q & A on the NEW Department of Child Safety (DCS) There is still time to RSVP for DCS Director, Charles Flanagan, who will be in Flagstaff this Thursday, November 20th! Mr. Flanagan served as the Chair of the Governor’s independent Child Advocate Response Evaluation […]

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Improving Child Well-Being: Strengthening Collaboration Between the Child Welfare and Health Care Systems

| November 16, 2014
Improving Child Well-Being: Strengthening Collaboration Between the Child Welfare and Health Care Systems

Improving Child Well-Being: Strengthening Collaboration Between the Child Welfare and Health Care Systems is available for download. This brief authored by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s PolicyLab & Safe Place, explores collaborations—old and new—between child welfare and medical providers. It serves as a resource for states seeking to strengthen these collaborations across the continuum of […]

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Pilot Parents Currently Accepting Applications for AZ Partners in Leadership

| November 16, 2014
Pilot Parents Currently Accepting Applications for AZ Partners in Leadership

Pilot Parents is pleased to announce that they are currently accepting applications for AZ Partners in Leadership. AZ Partners in Leadership is an enhancement of the Partners in Policymaking program. As you may know, the Partners program is an innovative leadership training program that teaches people to be community leaders, and to affect systems and […]

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Like All Skills, Gratitude is Best Learned Young

| November 16, 2014
Like All Skills, Gratitude is Best Learned Young

Like all skills, gratitude is best learned young As Thanksgiving approaches, it is the perfect time to teach young children a very important life lesson: gratitude. Barbara Lewis, author of What Do You Stand For? For Kids, teaches us children as young as 2 are aware that other people do things for them or give […]

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2014 Grandparent Ambassador Summit – December 6th

| November 12, 2014
2014 Grandparent Ambassador Summit – December 6th

2014 Grandparent Ambassador Summit: A Day of Networking, Advocacy, Education, and Fun December 6, 2014, 9:00AM-4:00PM Registration and Resource Fair Open at 8:30am Cost: $5 Per Adult*, Breakfast & Lunch Included Location: Salvation Army Kroc Corps Center, 1375 E. Broadway, Phoenix, AZ 85040 Childcare is available for $5 per family, but space is limited. Early […]

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Quality is Contagious

| November 12, 2014
Quality is Contagious

Arizona Programs Are Making It Count for Kids! Quality is Contagious Has your program caught it? Next week marks the one year anniversary since Arizona’s Quality Standards for Out-of-School Time Programs were first published.  What has happened in the twelve months since is incredible and Arizona’s program providers deserve the credit. Quality is truly contagious! In May, […]

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