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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y’s monthly board meeting to be held on Jan. 27

| January 20, 2020
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y’s monthly board meeting to be held on Jan. 27

FLAGSTAFF — The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth will hold its next monthly board meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27 at the County Health and Community Services Building, 2625 N. King St., Ponderosa Room, Flagstaff.

The board will be approving the Coalition’s Action and Outreach initiatives at the meeting.

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

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Education Spotlight: 2020 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Education — Jody Laura. See more local education news here

| January 20, 2020
Education Spotlight: 2020 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Education — Jody Laura. See more local education news here

Jody Laura has created a music program that introduces kids to music at the youngest of ages! This may seem like a “throw away” age for music education, but Jody is teaching kids in a way that is really making a difference and is showing all of us involved how important music education really can be this young. She has everything from newborns to 4 year olds in her classes. This past summer, Little Music Makers also offered a Big Kids Rock weeklong summer camp for slightly older kids. Through Little Music Makers of Flagstaff, she has written and developed a curriculum that changes every 8 weeks.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — pring Professional Development for Youth Program Providers

| January 14, 2020
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — pring Professional Development for Youth Program Providers

We’ve put together workshops to give you and your staff a deeper dive on the hottest topics for youth program providers. 

Sessions for both staff (CLASS) and leadership are available – Register today, space is limited.

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Lasting Indigenous Family Enrichment (LIFE) Program January through April programing

| January 14, 2020
Lasting Indigenous Family Enrichment (LIFE) Program January through April programing

We just hope you and yours will plan to partake in these awesome offerings.  PLEASE  share this information with anyone who is interested in the Flagstaff LIFE program.

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STEM Saturdays — Talking to Kids About the Australian Bushfires

| January 14, 2020
STEM Saturdays — Talking to Kids About the Australian Bushfires

The massive wildfires sweeping across Australia have devastated the region – with entire towns ravaged by flames, billions of animals affected and 18 million acres burned. Here are some resources to support you in talking with youth about these fires and wildfires, more generally:

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Through Feb. 19 — BLOOM365 Trusted Adult Ally Training

| January 14, 2020
Through Feb. 19 — BLOOM365 Trusted Adult Ally Training

BLOOM365 will present “Trusted Adult Ally Training” in Phoenix through Feb. 19.

This 16 hour training prepares school and community stakeholders with the knowledge, confidence, tools and skills to alleviate the barriers to safety, well-being and support for young people who have experienced or witnesses interpersonal violence (teen dating abuse, domestic/sexual violence, gender-based violence, cyber-abuse) victimization.

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April 23, 2020 — CCC&Y to present Annual Prevention Conference — ‘Finding My Strength; Hope in Connection’

| January 14, 2020
April 23, 2020 — CCC&Y to present Annual Prevention Conference — ‘Finding My Strength; Hope in Connection’

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth will present its Annual Prevention Conference with the theme “Finding My Strength; Hope in Connection” on April 23, 2020 in Flagstaff.

Join us for developing personal missions in our work, being agents of change, equity & voice in our community, and hope through the scientific healing power of the heart.

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Education Spotlight: Puente de Hozho Awarded $11,650 from U.S. Soccer Foundation. See more local education news here

| January 14, 2020
Education Spotlight: Puente de Hozho Awarded $11,650 from U.S. Soccer Foundation. See more local education news here

Puente de Hozho Elementary (on Jan. 7) announced it has been awarded a $11,650 grant from the U.S. Soccer Foundation, whose programs serve as the national model for sports-based youth development in underserved communities. This grant is intended to fund professional grade outdoor soccer court that will be available for community use. Puente de Hozho was one of nine organizations to receive grants.

“We are incredibly grateful for the support of the U.S. Soccer Foundation,” said Principal Robert Kelty. “This furthers our efforts in providing world class academic and athletic opportunities for our students and community.”

As a community tri-lingual school supporting learners in the areas of Navajo, Spanish, and English, Puente de Hozho seeks to create cultural bridges between students and there is no better way for those connections than through the world’s most popular sport – soccer.

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Gov. Ducey proposes new investments in K-12 public education. See more state education and legislative news here

| January 14, 2020
Gov. Ducey proposes new investments in K-12 public education. See more state education and legislative news here

By Lisa Irish • Arizona Education News Service • Arizona School Boards Association Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said “the State of our State is strong, and it’s only getting better,” then said his budget proposal includes new investments in K-12 public education during his speech at the Arizona Capitol today. “In total, we’ve pumped $4.5 billion in new investments […]

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What School Could Be If It Were Designed for Kids With Autism. See more national education news here

| January 14, 2020
What School Could Be If It Were Designed for Kids With Autism. See more national education news here

A charming, bright 5-year-old stands out in his classroom at Maurice Wollin elementary school, on Staten Island, as an extremely social, kind, and curious child. He remembers more about his peers—names, significant events, likes and dislikes—than almost any other kindergartner at his school does.

But despite his genuine interest in his classmates and their well-being, he often struggles with interpreting their feelings and intentions—he has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

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