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LAUNCH Flagstaff — Monthly Update: 3 steps forward

| March 10, 2020
LAUNCH Flagstaff — Monthly Update: 3 steps forward

Elevate PreK — Up to now, the effort to expand equitable access to full-day, year-round, high-quality, free preschool to Flagstaff 4-year-olds living in families between 101%-250% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) has been know simply as the “Flagstaff Preschool Expansion Program.”

This week the LAUNCH Flagstaff Steering Committee approved a recommendation to name the pilot program Elevate PreK after information gathered from families of preschool aged children participating in focus groups identified this name as the one that resonated with them the best.

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First Things First — Making everyday moments count

| March 10, 2020
First Things First — Making everyday moments count

March is National Reading Month. Read Across America encourages everyone to pick up a book and read with a child. Bonding with books helps spark your baby or toddler’s curiosity and introduces them to new words.

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March Classes and Clubs at Tynkertopia

| March 10, 2020
March Classes and Clubs at Tynkertopia

Please consider attending one or more of the following classes or series of classes (listed alphabetically) offered at Tynkertopia during March 2020. Unless otherwise noted, parents are free to accompany their children to classes and clubs, but they are NOT required to do so.

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March 11 — FUSD and AZ Attorney General’s Office to host internet safety presentation

| March 10, 2020
March 11 — FUSD and AZ Attorney General’s Office to host internet safety presentation

The Flagstaff Unified School District and the Arizona Attorney General’s Community Outreach & Education Division will host a free parent presentation on keeping children safe online Wednesday, March 11th, from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the Sinagua Middle School Auditorium, located at 3950 E Butler Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86004. 

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March 11-13 — NACA to present 2020 Northern Arizona Indigenous Youth Suicide Prevention Conference — ‘Enriching  the Journey”

| March 10, 2020
March 11-13 — NACA to present 2020 Northern Arizona Indigenous Youth Suicide Prevention Conference — ‘Enriching  the Journey”

Native Americans for Community Advocates will present its “2020 Northern Arizona Indigenous Youth Suicide Prevention Conference — “Enriching  the Journey,” from May 11 through 13 at the Twin Arrows Resort Conference Center.

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March 25 — Bilingual information: Want to play and learn with the kids in your care?

| March 10, 2020
March 25 — Bilingual information: Want to play and learn with the kids in your care?

Join us for a fun-filled Play & Learn session for you and the kids in your care.
6 weekly sessions based on themes including Yoga, Child Development, Language and Literacy, Daily Planning, Nutrition, Guidance and Discipline, and Brain Development.

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March 25 — Next Tuba City Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) meeting to be held at Tuba City Public Library

| March 10, 2020
March 25 — Next Tuba City Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) meeting to be held at Tuba City Public Library

The next Tuba City Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) meeting has been rescheduled to 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 25 at the Tuba City Public Library, 78 Main St., Tuba City.

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April 2, 3 — Youth Thrive protective and promotive factors to be held in Flagstaff

| March 10, 2020
April 2, 3 — Youth Thrive protective and promotive factors to be held in Flagstaff

We are excited to announce we will be providing a Youth ThriveTM training in Flagstaff on April 2nd and 3rd!

You may be aware that in 2019, DCS has been working diligently to roll out a new framework called Youth ThriveTM.  We have provided the two day training to approximately 200 participants, including all of our internal YAP units, additional DSC staff. 

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April 4 — Registration now open for Page Early Childhood Fair

| March 10, 2020
April 4 — Registration now open for Page Early Childhood Fair

In celebration of children, we invite you to participate in Page’s Early Childhood Fair, “Early Learning, Every Day” from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 4 at the Page Sports Complex.

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April 18 — Indigenous Running Mentorship Training to be held in Flagstaff

| March 10, 2020
April 18 — Indigenous Running Mentorship Training to be held in Flagstaff

Indigenous Running Mentorship Training will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18, Puente de Hozho Elementary Gym, 3401 N. Fourth St., Flagstaff.

Health coaches, fitness professionals, diabetes educators and youth workers are encouraged to register! This training is free! Accepting 30 registrants.

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