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Association for Supportive Child Care seeking Part-Time Arizona Regional Trainer

| August 5, 2019
Association for Supportive Child Care seeking Part-Time Arizona Regional Trainer

The Association for Supportive Child Care seeking a Part-Time Arizona Regional Trainer.

The position will provide training workshops and support services to early childhood providers, caregivers, and programs serving families and young children throughout Arizona.

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Arizona College Access Network AzCAN August News

| August 5, 2019
Arizona College Access Network AzCAN August News

Earn to Learn and AzCAN are looking for interested current college students, recent college graduates, high schools and community partners who are interested in participating in the AdviseAZ AmeriCorps program. We currently have openings for College Advisers throughout the state for the 2019-2020 school year to serve in High School and Community sites.

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Commentary: Will You Join Me to Honor Dana and Support Children’s Action Alliance?

| August 5, 2019
Commentary: Will You Join Me to Honor Dana and Support Children’s Action Alliance?

After 27 years at Children’s Action Alliance, Dana Wolfe Naimark will step down at the end of this month, leaving a strong organization ready for its next steps. … I can think of no better way to honor Dana’s achievements than to declare our resolve to improve health, education, and security for all of Arizona’s children.

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2019 Summer Camps in Region. Also get Summer Meals for Youth Information Here

| August 5, 2019
2019 Summer Camps in Region. Also get Summer Meals for Youth Information Here

With the end of the school year and summer rapidly approaching, time is running short for parents to search for information on summer camps and other educational programs for their children.

The following is our latest listing of summer camps in the region.

If your summer camp is missing from our list, please send information to frank@coconinokids.org so we can update our listing.

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Education Spotlight: Flagstaff Teachers’ Supply Drive to be held Aug. 9, 10, 11 at both Walmart locations in Flagstaff

| July 30, 2019
Education Spotlight: Flagstaff Teachers’ Supply Drive to be held Aug. 9, 10, 11 at both Walmart locations in Flagstaff

The annual Flagstaff Teachers’ Supply Drive to be held Aug. 9, 10, 11 at both Walmarts in Flagstaff.

The drive will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 9 and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 10 and 11.

Donate new school supplies needed for students to be successful this upcoming year.

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Connections Spotlight: Families take advantage of resources at Page Back-to-School Fair. See more countywide Back to School events here

| July 29, 2019
Connections Spotlight: Families take advantage of resources at Page Back-to-School Fair. See more countywide Back to School events here

Hundreds of families took advantage of education, health and other resources at the Page Back to School Health Fair on July 24 at Page High School.

Families also had opportunity to pick up backpacks and school supplies, and take part in a yoga program. Organizations participating in the event include Arizona Dept. of Economic Security — Family Assistance Administration, AZ Health Zone, Banner Health Clinic, Canyonlands Healthcare, Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth, Coconino County Health & Human Services, Encompass Health Services, Navajo Dept. of Behavioral Health and Zuba Fitness.

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Mountain Line seeking feedback on second Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route with Open House on Aug. 6, community survey

| July 29, 2019
Mountain Line seeking feedback on second Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route with Open House on Aug. 6, community survey

Mountain Line is in the planning stages of our second Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route connecting Woodlands Village to the Flagstaff Medical Center. BRT is a package of transit enhancements, applied where appropriate, that adds up to a faster trip and an improved experience. … We need your feedback to guide the development of the second BRT in Flagstaff! Please join Mountain Line at the BRT Open House on Tuesday, August 6 at the Murdoch Community Center. Stop by anytime between 4:00-7:00 PM to learn more about the project and provide feedback. A flyer is attached; feel free to hang at your organization or forward to your friends.

You can also take a survey to share your opinion and visit the BRT webpage for complete details.

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Connections Spotlight: Save the Date — Kevin Campbell returns to Northern Arizona on Oct. 29

| July 15, 2019
Connections Spotlight: Save the Date — Kevin Campbell returns to Northern Arizona on Oct. 29

Kevin Campbell, an internationally known youth permanency expert and founder of the Center for Family Finding and Youth Connectedness, will return to Flagstaff for the presentation “Self-Healing Communities- a wide-scale prevention strategy for Coconino County,” on Tuesday, Oct. 29.

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First Things First — Ensuring a complete count of Arizona’s youngest children in the 2020 census

| July 15, 2019
First Things First — Ensuring a complete count of Arizona’s youngest children in the 2020 census

An estimated 5% of kids under age 5 were missed in the 2010 census. That’s about 1 million young children, the highest of any single age group. The U.S. Census is asking early childhood supporters to help close that gap in 2020.

Here are a few things you can do to help ensure more young kids are counted: Explain that filling out the census yourself only takes about 10 minutes. And emphasize that parents should include babies on census forms, even if they are still in the hospital on April 1.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Conference Group Registration Special

| July 15, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Conference Group Registration Special

Register your group of 10 or more and get these additional special perks:
* $95 per person when registering groups of 10 or more
* Priority Seating at the Conference general sessions and lunch
* VIP Check in Table at the Conference
* Entry into Special Group Registration Give A Way

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