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Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council announces grant opportunity to research Arizona’s response to sexual violence against children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities

| February 18, 2019
Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council announces grant opportunity to research Arizona’s response to sexual violence against children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities

The Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council has announce a grant opportunity to research Arizona’s response to sexual violence against children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The application period is through April 10, 2019.

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Children’s Action Alliance: We Are Hiring an Executive and Development Assistant

| February 18, 2019
Children’s Action Alliance: We Are Hiring an Executive and Development Assistant

Children’s Action Alliance is hiring an executive and development assistant.

The successful candidate will be an experienced professional who will provide support to CAA’s management team and staff.

The job description can be found on our website and we encourage you to share with others who may be qualified.

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Registration now open for Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth’s 2019 Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference on April 18

| February 18, 2019
Registration now open for Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth’s 2019 Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference on April 18

In recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, CCC&Y will present the 2019 Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference and Luncheon — “Healing Collective Trauma through Community Connections,” at Little America Hotel, Flagstaff on Thursday, April 18, 2019. The conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Laura van Dernoot Lipsky, who is widely recognized as a pioneer in the field of trauma exposure, will discuss caring for ourselves and our community as we respond to our own and others’ experience of trauma and the “trauma exposure response.”

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CAA opinion: Arizona Needs to Break Down Barriers Blocking Support for Kinship Families. See related stories here

| February 18, 2019
CAA opinion: Arizona Needs to Break Down Barriers Blocking Support for Kinship Families. See related stories here

All children who live in foster care require financial support so their temporary families can provide them safe care and bring stability to their lives. But children removed from their homes by the Department of Child Safety (DCS) and placed with relatives or family friends – known as kinship families – are often missing the support that comes to licensed foster families.

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First Things First update for Feb. 5 — Call for Proposals

| February 11, 2019
First Things First update for Feb. 5 — Call for Proposals

First Things First is accepting proposals for breakout sessions to be presented at the 2019 Early Childhood Summit.

The Summit is a unique opportunity to share your knowledge, experience and ideas with a large and highly-engaged audience of early childhood professionals, stakeholders and supporters.

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United Way of Northern Arizona update for Feb. 8 — VITA Dates Announced

| February 11, 2019
United Way of Northern Arizona update for Feb. 8 — VITA Dates Announced

United Way of Northern Arizona is again offering the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program in several communities to provide FREE help with filing 2018 income tax returns.

IRS-certified volunteers will be helping complete tax returns for  low-to-moderate income households, persons with disabilities and taxpayers with limited English speaking abilities. 

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STEM Saturdays update for Feb. 9 — Celebrate Black History Month with STEM

| February 11, 2019
STEM Saturdays update for Feb. 9 — Celebrate Black History Month with STEM

February is Black History Month, the perfect time to celebrate the impact African-Americans have had in STEM fields. Ozobot developed a list of 14 STEAM Classroom [or Afterschool!] Activities to Celebrate Black History Month, including ‘Learn About Light and the Inventor of the Motion Sensor’.

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Deadline to submit to ‘2019 School’s Out, Make It Count’ conference photo contest is Feb. 15

| February 11, 2019
Deadline to submit to ‘2019 School’s Out, Make It Count’ conference photo contest is Feb. 15

Showcase your program on the conference collateral and have your photo be featured in the printed program. Anyone can be the photographer even your program’s participants.

The 27th Annual “School’s Out, Make It Count” conference will be held Oct. 19 at the Phoenix Convention Center.

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Feb. 13 — FUSD to hold rescheduled Kindergarten Registration

| February 11, 2019
Feb. 13 — FUSD to hold rescheduled Kindergarten Registration

To assist families with the registration process, Flagstaff Unified School District elementary schools will be hosting Kindergarten Registration on February 13th from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at all District elementary schools.  The event had to be rescheduled due to a weather related school closure on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.

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First Things First February 2019 Parenting Newsletter

| February 4, 2019
First Things First February 2019 Parenting Newsletter

The Super Bowl is in the history books, but for families with young children, the game is never over. That’s because play is one of the best things you can do to support your child’s healthy development and learning. Check out the top plays!

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