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Next CASA Virtual Academy training to be held Aug. 26, Sept. 10, 15

| August 6, 2020
Next CASA Virtual Academy training to be held Aug. 26, Sept. 10, 15

The next CASA Virtual Academy training for those interested in becoming a CASA volunteer will be held Aug. 26, Sept. 10, 15.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) are compassionate adults who fight for and protect a child’s right to be safe, to be treated with dignity and respect, and to learn and grow in the security of a loving family. 

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Flagstaff Family Food Center needs volunteers for Leupp Mobile Pantry Distributions on Wednesdays

| August 6, 2020
Flagstaff Family Food Center needs volunteers for Leupp Mobile Pantry Distributions on Wednesdays

The Flagstaff Family Food Center needs volunteers for Leupp Mobile Pantry Distributions from 10 a.m. to noon (11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Leupp time) Wednesdays at Leupp Elementary School.

For driving directions, more information and to sign up for ships, visit www.hotfood.volunteerhub.com

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Noted Earth Scientist Christa Sadler Taps into ‘Superpowers’ at 2020 Flagstaff Festival of Science, Sept. 18-27

| August 4, 2020
Noted Earth Scientist Christa Sadler Taps into ‘Superpowers’ at 2020 Flagstaff Festival of Science, Sept. 18-27

The 2020 Flagstaff Festival of Science will explore “Superpowers of Science,” Sept. 18-27, and earth scientist Christa Sadler will lead off the free, 10-day adventure with the
W. L. Gore & Associates Keynote Presentation scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18. Sadler’s presentation will be streamed via the Festival of Science website along with an online question-and-answer session.

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Dr. Tommy K. Begay to be keynote speaker at 2020 Northern Arizona Indigenous Youth Suicide Prevention Conference on Sept. 8-10

| August 4, 2020
Dr. Tommy K. Begay to be keynote speaker at 2020 Northern Arizona Indigenous Youth Suicide Prevention Conference on Sept. 8-10

Ya’at’eeh! Hope everyone is doing well and healthy.  We at Reach UR Life wanted to extend our information on this new platform.  We have a few things that are upcoming and hope you can join!

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Yavapai Apache Nation Opioid Summit Free Virtual Training to be held Aug. 10, 11

| August 4, 2020
Yavapai Apache Nation Opioid Summit Free Virtual Training to be held Aug. 10, 11

The “Yavapai Apache Nation Opioid Summit” Free Virtual Training to be held from 9 a.m. 12:30 p.m. Aug. 10, 11. 

Training topics include:

Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) Introduction
Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) Needs Assessment
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
Substance Misuse Impacting the Community (Opioids, Fentanyl, Meth, Marijuana)

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Native Americans for Community Action to present Virtual Talking Circle

| August 4, 2020
Native Americans for Community Action to present Virtual Talking Circle

NACA’s Community Development and Behavioral Health Departments are announcing a weekly virtual Talking Circle, beginning 7/27/2020 from 5:30-6:30 PM MST. The Talking Circle is open to anyone who wants/needs to connect with others during these stressful times. The Talking Circle will be hosted and managed by NACA’s Social Support Coordinator, and a Community Elder, resources may be available dependent on the need. Participants must abide by confidentiality standards to continue participating.

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First Things First — Faith Laurence-Leslie is the 2020 Navajo Nation Champion

| August 4, 2020
First Things First — Faith Laurence-Leslie is the 2020 Navajo Nation Champion

Faith Laurence-Leslie has been selected as the 2020 First Things First Navajo Nation Champion for Young Children.

The award is given to local champions who actively volunteer their time to raise public awareness of the importance of early childhood development and health. Champions spend a significant amount of time volunteering with FTF and building public awareness about the importance of early childhood issues.

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DEA 360 Northern AZ to present Community Educator Train-the-Trainer Aug. 5-6

| August 4, 2020
DEA 360 Northern AZ to present Community Educator Train-the-Trainer Aug. 5-6

DEA 360 Northern AZ to present Community Educator Train-the-Trainer Aug. 5-6.

Trainees can be members of substance use treatment or prevention organizations, health care providers, law enforcement, civic leaders or anyone who is committed to and concerned about their community. People should attend even if they do not plan to be a presenter…they can help organize presentations in their community.

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First Things First — Track your child’s development and more

| August 4, 2020
First Things First — Track your child’s development and more

It’s amazing how fast your child learns and grows. Along the way, it’s natural to wonder if their development is on track. FTF’s new Ages and Stages, available in English and Spanish, has information and video clips to help you know if your child is meeting typical milestones and what to look for if you have any concerns.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Discounted Registration for 60 Hours of Workshops

| August 4, 2020
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Discounted Registration for 60 Hours of Workshops

Early Bird Registration is open for the 28th Annual School’s Out, Make It Count Conference, taking place virtually from October 17 – 30, 2020.

We’re delighted to bring you 60 hours of workshops from a talented pool of presenters, including dynamic duo Kami and Larry Kerby who will discuss the difference between praise and encouragement and why your program will transform when encouragement is the standard.

Continuing Education Units are available for all workshops and CARE monies may be used toward registration.

Head to our website for more information, including a registration tutorial to walk you through the steps!

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