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Connections Spotlight: Get Tickets Now!! — Time is short for Kevin Campbell’s presentation on ‘Self-Healing Communities’ on Oct. 29 in Flagstaff

| October 1, 2019
Connections Spotlight: Get Tickets Now!! — Time is short for Kevin Campbell’s presentation on ‘Self-Healing Communities’ on Oct. 29 in Flagstaff

Hundreds of tickets have gone but we still have room. 

RSVP now for Kevin Campbell’s presentation on “Self-Healing Communities,” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the High Country Conference Center, 201 W. Butler Ave., Flagstaff.

Tickets are $30 to $45. Click here to register.

We are excited to announce this has attracted statewide attention including local, state and federal representation as well as a policy analyst.  Ticket sales end in 2 weeks on Oct 13. 

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Flagstaff Initiative Against Trafficking to present screening of ‘California’s Forgotten Children’ on Nov. 9

| September 24, 2019
Flagstaff Initiative Against Trafficking to present screening of ‘California’s Forgotten Children’ on Nov. 9

he Flagstaff Initiative Against Trafficking will present a screening of “California’s Forgotten Children” from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at Northern Arizona University’s Cline Library.

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Arizona College Access Network (AzCAN) — Fall Opportunities for Professionals

| September 24, 2019
Arizona College Access Network (AzCAN) — Fall Opportunities for Professionals

CAP Training: Building a College-Going Culture for All Students
October 14 – November 8, 2019
This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access advisors. These sessions are designed for school counselors and college access professionals to develop an understanding of their roles in developing a college-going mission for all students. Additionally, the sessions help participants develop approaches for communicating and working with low-income students, those who would be first in the family to attend college, and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement. Register now.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Sneaky STEAM: Carnival of Creativity

| September 24, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Sneaky STEAM: Carnival of Creativity

With just a month to go until our 2019 School’s Out, Make It Count Conference, we’re gearing up for a jam-packed event with over 55 workshop sessions, including 11 STEM-focused workshops for out-of-school time professionals. 

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RSVP now for Kevin Campbell’s presentation on ‘Self-Healing Communities’ on Oct. 29 in Flagstaff

| September 24, 2019
RSVP now for Kevin Campbell’s presentation on ‘Self-Healing Communities’ on Oct. 29 in Flagstaff

Ticket sales are off to a strong start for Kevin Campbell’s presentation on “Self-Healing Communities” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the High Country Conference Center, 201 W. Butler Ave., Flagstaff.

Tickets are $30 to $45. Click here to register.

“We already have ticket purchases coming in so please make sure to get you and your team signed up,” said Virginia Watahomigie, executive director of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth. “Remember, this is about systematic and culture change — everyone is needed in this movement.”

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First Things First — Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE)

| September 17, 2019
First Things First — Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE)

The 2019 First Things First Early Childhood Summit on Aug. 26-27 brought together 1,400 early childhood professionals and supporters with this year’s theme of advocating for young children’s healthy development and learning.

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Space still available for vendors to participate in CCC&Y’s 9th Annual Flagstaff Early Childhood Fair on Sept. 28

| September 17, 2019
Space still available for vendors to participate in CCC&Y’s 9th Annual Flagstaff Early Childhood Fair on Sept. 28

In celebration of young children and to support Flagstaff’s Festival of Science, we thank you for participating in CCC&Y’s 9thAnnual Early Childhood Fair in Flagstaff. 

Because of our wonderful sponsors and volunteers, there continues to be no charge to table at this event.  More exciting, this year we will continue to be in the Flagstaff Festival of Science passport, in addition to other advertising, so we expect this to be a great event for all vendors.

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Connections Spotlight: Flagstaff Festival of Science (Sept. 20-29) kicks off with overflow space for Live-Streaming of Apollo Astronaut Talk on Sept. 20

| September 16, 2019
Connections Spotlight: Flagstaff Festival of Science (Sept. 20-29) kicks off with overflow space for Live-Streaming of Apollo Astronaut Talk on Sept. 20

Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth’s Early Childhood Fair on Sept. 28 is included in festival’s passport. Free tickets also available for NAU’s Kitt Recital Hall

FLAGSTAFF — As the Flagstaff Festival of Science prepares to go To the Moon and Beyond during its 30th anniversary season, the W. L. Gore & Associates Keynote Presentation featuring Apollo 16 astronaut General Charlie Duke at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 20, is sold out for seating in Northern Arizona University’s Ardrey Auditorium. In an effort to make Duke’s talk as accessible as possible, the Festival is live-streaming the keynote for the first time ever on YouTube and creating overflow space in NAU’s nearby Kitt Recital Hall, where the presentation can be viewed on two screens.

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CCC&Y to hold next monthly board meeting on Sept. 16

| September 10, 2019
CCC&Y to hold next monthly board meeting on Sept. 16

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth will hold its next monthly board meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16 at the County Health and Community Services Building, 2625 N. King St., Ponderosa Room, Flagstaff.

Erica Quintana from the Morrison Institute for Public Policy is scheduled to present on the “Strong Families Thriving Children,”  background report. CCC&Y contributed to the report.

The founders of Speak Up Stand Up Save a Life are also scheduled to present on their 2020 Youth Conference.

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Connections Spotlight: Families come out for fun, games and learning at FACTS ‘Lights On’ Festival

| September 9, 2019
Connections Spotlight: Families come out for fun, games and learning at FACTS ‘Lights On’ Festival

From ping pong toss games followed by exercise for children, to a rock climbing wall, line dancing and a trip around the park via a Kiddie Caboose, hundreds of families came to Bushmaster Park in Flagstaff to enjoy a variety of activities at the annual FACTS “Lights On” Festival held on Sept. 7, 2019.

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