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LAUNCH Flagstaff strives toward excellence in education. Please see related stories

| September 14, 2016
LAUNCH Flagstaff strives toward excellence in education. Please see related stories

The Flagstaff Commission on Excellence in Education, the United Way of Northern Arizona and the Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff have collaborated to create LAUNCH Flagstaff — “World-Class Education for All Flagstaff Children and Youth.”

The innovative and unique partnership, which includes more than 30 organizations, is aimed at improving cradle-to-career educational outcomes.

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CCC&Y names new executive director

| September 12, 2016
CCC&Y names new executive director

On behalf of the Board of Directors, please welcome Virginia Watahomigie as the new Executive Director of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth.

Virginia earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology (minor in Family Studies) from Northern Arizona University and is completing work on a Master’s degree in Administration from the university.

She was with Arizona’s Children Association for 12 years, most recently she served as a program director in Southern Arizona, responsible for the agency’s Foster Care, Therapeutic Foster Care and ICPC (interstate compact) programs for five counties. The agency is the oldest and largest Child Welfare/Behavior Health organization in the state of Arizona, with services in every county.

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Catholic Charities: Financial Foundation Workshop – Tomorrow!

| September 12, 2016
Catholic Charities: Financial Foundation Workshop – Tomorrow!

Join Catholic Charities and learn how small changes lead to big returns with a free workshop on reducing debt, increasing savings and managing your money.

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New Audit Finds Good Performance by State’s Early Childhood Program Agency

| September 12, 2016
New Audit Finds Good Performance by State’s Early Childhood Program Agency

Late last month, the Arizona Auditor General’s office released its long awaited audit of First Things First, Arizona’s Early Childhood Development and Health Board…

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Introduction to Teaching Kids Yoga

| September 12, 2016
Introduction to Teaching Kids Yoga

Get an opportunity to participate in a ‘kids’ yoga class. Dress in yoga clothes and come prepared to move, laugh and take home tools to get you started, including a manual.

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A ‘Fair’ amount of education in Coconino County

| September 7, 2016
A ‘Fair’ amount of education in Coconino County

Students from dozens of local schools participated in the 67th Annual Coconino County Fair held Sept. 3 through 5, 2016 at the fairgrounds at Fort Tuthill County Park.

Public elementary, middle and high school; charter school and home-school students countywide submitted a variety of entries, which filled the entire Schools exhibit building.

Entries were submitted by schools in Flagstaff Unified School District, the Maine Consolidated School District and Grand Canyon School.

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Introduction to Teaching Kids Yoga

| September 5, 2016
Introduction to Teaching Kids Yoga

Get an opportunity to participate in a ‘kids’ yoga class. Dress in yoga clothes and come prepared to move, laugh and take home tools to get you started, including a manual.

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Arizona @ Work September Calendar

| September 5, 2016
Arizona @ Work September Calendar

On behalf of the AZ@WORK: Job Connection at Goodwill brings to you a September calendar of their upcoming workshops.

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KidsCare Coverage Starts Now!

| September 5, 2016
KidsCare Coverage Starts Now!

It was a hard-fought battle to lift the freeze on KidsCare, but Arizona families won…

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TANF Turns 20 This Year: What Has Been the Impact in Arizona?

| September 5, 2016
TANF Turns 20 This Year: What Has Been the Impact in Arizona?

This month, the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program turns 20 years old…

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