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Bilingual update — VITA Tax Assistance programs move online this year

| January 19, 2021
Bilingual update — VITA Tax Assistance programs move online this year

Have your taxes prepared from home.  United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona has teamed up with GetYourRefund.org/uwtsa to help you file your taxes online with the help of certified VITA volunteers.   HOW IT WORKS   Answer Questions You’ll be asked a series of questions about your household and finances. Upload Your Tax Documents […]

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LAUNCH Flagstaff — Improving Equitable Access to Literacy in Flagstaff

| January 19, 2021
LAUNCH Flagstaff — Improving Equitable Access to Literacy in Flagstaff

I’m writing on this day when we pause to celebrate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Our Nation is again wrestling with its soul, trying to come to terms with its past, its present, and who we want to be in the future in the hope that we can live up to the creed that all people are created equal.
 
Every individual brings unique talents, skills, and gifts into this lifetime.  This is a beautiful thing, but it conflicts with one definition of equality: sameness. How can we all be the same (equal) when we are each uniquely different?  We cannot.

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Arizona Kith & Kin Project to present present live online classes for those who care for children in their homes

| January 19, 2021
Arizona Kith & Kin Project to present present live online classes for those who care for children in their homes

The Arizona Kith & Kin Project will present live online classes for those who care for children in their homes.

Do you care for children of friends or family in your home on the Navajo Nation?

Meet us for live classes online with others who care for children in their homes! Receive training, support, school readiness materials and safety equipment shipped directly to your home at no cost.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Spring Training Is Here!

| January 19, 2021
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE)  — Spring Training Is Here!

SPRING TRAINING NOW AVAILABLE
1 hour – CEUs Available – Every Workshop

Virtual Workshops:
·     Social Emotional Learning in a Virtual World
·     Managing Staff Virtually
·     Interacting with Youth Virtually
·     Family Engagement in a Virtual World

$25/workshop
VSUW youth program partners exclusive offer – for every attendee registered, you can send another attendee to the same workshop for FREE
All workshops are presented virtually.

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Connections Spotlight — CCC&Y on Jan. 27 to present ‘Igniting Collective Action: Moving Beyond ACEs’

| January 19, 2021
Connections Spotlight — CCC&Y on Jan. 27 to present ‘Igniting Collective Action: Moving Beyond ACEs’

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth will present Igniting Collective Action: Moving Beyond ACEs at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27 via Zoom. Click here to register.

Imagine a community in which the effects of childhood trauma are clearly understood, the impact of inequitable experience is acknowledged, and people are aligned toward creating equitable access to assets and protective factors that support positive life outcomes. This training will explore the roadmap to creating change at the community and system level by using the findings of both leadership research and today’s thought leaders.

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Bilingual report — Family Child Care Registry & Networking Orientation on Jan. 21, Feb. 16, March 18, April 20, May 20, June 15

| January 18, 2021
Bilingual report — Family Child Care Registry & Networking Orientation on Jan. 21, Feb. 16,  March 18, April 20, May 20, June 15

Child Care Resource & Referral will present a Family Child Care Registry & Networking Orientation from 6 to 8 p.m. via Zoom on Dec. 15, Jan. 21, Feb. 16, March 18, April 20, May 20 and June 15.

Register through the Arizona Early Childhood Workforce Registry to get two hours of professional development credit by going to www.azregistry.org, calling 1-800-308.9000 or sending an email to childcareinfo@cfraz.org

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Arizona’s Children Association to present Free Parenting Workshops Jan. 21, 28 & Feb. 4

| January 18, 2021
Arizona’s Children Association to present Free Parenting Workshops Jan. 21, 28 & Feb. 4

The Arizona’s Children Association will present free parenting workshops for parents and caregivers of children birth to age 3 years in the Coconino FTF Region.

Registration required – a meeting link will be provided by the Parent Educator after registration is complete.

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Bilingual report — ASCC to present UpLearning Virtual Training Series ‘Healing Trauma Support and Knowing’ on Jan. 23

| January 18, 2021
Bilingual report — ASCC to present UpLearning Virtual Training Series ‘Healing Trauma Support and Knowing’ on Jan. 23

The Association for Supportive Child Care will present the UpLearning Virtual Training Series “Healing Trauma Support and Knowing” from 9 to 11 a.m. MST, Saturday, Jan. 23
In this engaging workshop, participants will learn the essential neurobiology of traumatic stress, but in very practical, child-friendly and adult-friendly terms. Participants will also be introduced to the key ways to talk to children in ways that de-escalate and help them feel safe, supported, and known.

Training will be provided by Jacob Ham, PhD, director, Center for Child Trauma and Resilience Mount Sinai Health System

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Bilingual information — Want to play and learn with the kids in your care? beginning Feb. 2

| January 18, 2021
Bilingual information — Want to play and learn with the kids in your care? beginning Feb. 2

Join us for a fun-filled Play & Learn session for you and the kids in your care.
10 weekly sessions based on themes including Yoga, Child Development, Language and Literacy, Daily Planning, Nutrition, Guidance and Discipline, and Brain Development.

When and where?

Sessions will be live and online and will meet once a week.

Starting Tuesday, February 2, 2021 10:30am – 11:30am

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Coconino County Health and Human Services to present ‘Aerobic Winter Challenge’ through Feb. 28

| January 18, 2021
Coconino County Health and Human Services to present ‘Aerobic Winter Challenge’ through Feb. 28

oin the 2020-2021 Coconino County Health and Human Services Aerobic Winter Challenge:

Form teams of 5-10 people.

Registration: October 1 – October 23, 2020.

Track your physical activity and win monthly prizes!

Monthly virtual events to keep you fit and connected!

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