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LAUNCH Flagstaff monthly update

| April 3, 2020
LAUNCH Flagstaff monthly update

April is Child Abuse Prevention Monthand this is top of mind for me as we move through the COVID-19 pandemic and the looming economic recession that will likely follow.  The stress today on our families is unprecedented and my fear is that some children may bear the brunt of that reality.

The Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth recently published their Prevention Plan & Needs Assessment.  In the report, Virginia WatahomigieCCC&Y Executive Director says, “We can no longer say-this is not my problem. The effects of childhood trauma have tremendous costs to society, and it is imperative that we develop the understanding of why and what can be done.”

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Bilingual update: Altice Advantage Internet service offered free for 60 days for households with K-12 and/or college students

| April 3, 2020
Bilingual update: Altice Advantage Internet service offered free for 60 days for households with K-12 and/or college students

Altice USA recognizes the important role we play in providing our Optimum and Suddenlink customers with connectivity solutions, and we are committed to helping schools and students stay connected during this unprecedented time. For households with K-12 and/or college students who may be displaced due to school closures and who do not currently have home internet access, we are offering our Altice Advantage Internet service for free for 60 days – only pay the already discounted installation fee.

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FREE Regional Opportunity for Apache, Coconino and Navajo Counties. Applications for Arizona Youth Leadership Conference

| April 1, 2020
FREE Regional Opportunity for Apache, Coconino and Navajo Counties. Applications for Arizona Youth Leadership Conference

Below you will find a FREE opportunity for your students with disabilities to participate innovative, 5-day summer conference in your region for youth who have disabilities!  This forum/conference is designed to foster personal growth through self-discovery, the forum will experiential learning opportunities to assist each individual as they identify and embrace their strengths and gifts, in conjunction with planning for their future.

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Free Wednesday Webinars on parenting/working with children, dealing with stress, and building resilience!

| March 31, 2020
Free Wednesday Webinars on parenting/working with children, dealing with stress, and building resilience!

In honor of April Child Abuse Prevention Month, Prevent Child Abuse Arizona will hold free webinars at 10:00am on every Wednesday in April.

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FUSD, other districts, continue ‘Grab & Go’ Food Service for students

| March 31, 2020
FUSD, other districts, continue ‘Grab & Go’ Food Service for students

School districts across Coconino County have launched grab and go breakfast and lunch food service during the unanticipated school closures due to COVID-19 outbreak.

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Flagstaff Library to present Friday’s ‘Flaglib online story time!’

| March 31, 2020
Flagstaff Library to present Friday’s ‘Flaglib online story time!’

Friday’s Flaglib online story time!

Fresh stories drop Fridays at 9 a.m. on all our social media accounts.

Follow us for easy access.

Send an email to flagstafflibrary@gmail.com for more information.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Youth development emergency relief fund

| March 31, 2020
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Youth development emergency relief fund

On Tuesday, April 7 we are throwing a virtual party for AzCASE’s 30th Anniversary celebration with free resources for all during our participation in Arizona Gives Day, an annual day of virtual giving for Arizona nonprofits

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United Way of Northern Arizona Begins Distributing COVID-19 Fund Grants

| March 31, 2020
United Way of Northern Arizona Begins Distributing COVID-19 Fund Grants

We hope that you are continuing to stay safe and stay positive during these trying times.

To help with the staying positive part, we are very happy to report that grants from the COVID-19 Fund established last week are already going out to recipients.

The first grant, made possible because of your donations, was awarded to the Boys and Girls Club of Flagstaff to help support it’s “Club on the Go” bags to keep our kids engaged and active.

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Children’s Action Alliance — Resources for Young People with Experience in Foster Care

| March 31, 2020
Children’s Action Alliance — Resources for Young People with Experience in Foster Care

COVID-19 is dramatically disrupting all of our lives, including the lives of over 14,000 children and youth in foster care in Arizona. Many of these young people were already struggling to find a sense of normalcy when COVID-19 pulled the rug out from underneath them again.

As our policymakers both in Washington, D.C. and here in Arizona respond to the novel coronavirus outbreak, Children’s Action Alliance is advocating to ensure that the needs of current and former foster youth are addressed.

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Local Education Spotlight: FUSD Digital Learning Hub now available. See more local education news here

| March 31, 2020
Local Education Spotlight: FUSD Digital Learning Hub now available. See more local education news here

The FUSD Digital Learning Hub is now available at www.fusd1.org/digitalhub. The site will be a continuing resource to support students and families during this time of social distancing.

With the closure of all FUSD schools in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Flagstaff Unified School District believes it is important to continue supporting student learning opportunities regardless of location.   

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