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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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KidsCare Premiums Waived During COVID-19 Emergency

| April 2, 2020
KidsCare Premiums Waived During COVID-19 Emergency

Great news! For the duration of the COVID-19 emergency, KidsCare health coverage premiums and any premium balances are waived! Arizona will also stop disenrollment of AHCCCS/Medicaid participants, unless the individual moves out of state or voluntarily opts out of coverage. Participants who were disenrolled during the month of March will have their coverage reinstated for the duration of the emergency.

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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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Salvation Army food pantry is STILL open!

| April 1, 2020
Salvation Army food pantry is STILL open!

The Salvation Army food pantry is STILL open! We have added delivery.

We understand that many families are facing the difficult decision of whether to go out in search of needed supplies or stay safe at home. We’re here to help, and are offering no-contact deliveries of items to residents.

Please call Monday or Wednesday between 9:00a-10:30a for delivery in the afternoon — 928-774-1403.

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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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CASA of Coconino County issues a Call to Arms for volunteers in response to the predicted impact of COVID-19

| March 31, 2020
CASA of Coconino County issues a Call to Arms for volunteers in response to the predicted impact of COVID-19

COCONINO COUNTY — CASA of Coconino County is in critical need to increase the number of dedicated members of the community to step up and become Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers, and help break the cycle of abuse and neglect, through supporting children and families. There are over 14,000 children in out of home […]

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Tynkertopia has gone online

| March 31, 2020
Tynkertopia has gone online

Tynkertopia is going ONLINE! Even though we are currently closed, we want to engage Tynkertopia kids in some challenges that develop creativity and problem solving. We are using Zoom Meeting to host online gatherings at:  https://zoom.us/j/341778592 – no Zoom account or password needed!

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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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