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2021 Child Abuse Prevention Conference to be held July 12-14

| June 9, 2021
2021 Child Abuse Prevention Conference to be held July 12-14

Prevent Child Abuse Arizona will present its 27th annual statewide Child Abuse Prevention Conference virtually on July 12-14.

This year’s theme is Cultivating Trust, with a focus on how building and strengthening relationships is critical to creating the world we want for children. We will also explore this theme by connecting participants through chats, user profiles, message boards, games, and activity rooms.

The conference will feature dynamic, informational and inspiring speakers, and 25 interesting and exciting workshops to choose from. Recordings of all sessions will be available to registrants for one month after the conference.

We are partnering again with the Arizona ACEs Consortium for our July 12 pre-conference, featuring workshops and a movie screening.

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Ancestral Lands Partners in Science — 16-day expedition on the Colorado River

| June 8, 2021
Ancestral Lands Partners in Science — 16-day expedition on the Colorado River

Join us on a Grand Canyon rafting expedition to explore connecting with this incredible place through science, service and community!

July 7-23.
FREE to participate, all costs covered by generous donors
Open exclusively to all Indigenous participants from Coconino County, ages 15-19
Run in partnership by Grand Canyon Youth, Ancestral Lands — Conservation Corps, and the USGS.

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one•n•ten presents variety of online events for LGBTQ youth in June

| June 8, 2021
one•n•ten presents variety of online events for LGBTQ youth in June

one∙n∙ten has announced a variety of events for the month of June.

one∙n∙ten provides a safe space for LGBTQ youth to connect with others, engage in fun, empowering programs and get resources to be their best self.  We also offer a monthly Parents’ Group that is open to parents, teachers, counselors or other trusted adults to ask questions about one∙n∙ten programs and services and how to best support their LGBTQ youth.

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Catholic Charities provides services at its Page Drop-In Center

| June 8, 2021
Catholic Charities provides services at its Page Drop-In Center

Catholic Charities provides a variety of services at its Page Drop-In Center, 605 S. Navajo Drive, Page…

Outreach supplies provided (water, snacks, socks, etc.)
Referrals to services through coordinated entry will be offered during drop-in hours and by appointment

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Stronger as One to present a Free one-hour Mental Health First Aid Training

| June 8, 2021
Stronger as One to present a Free one-hour Mental Health First Aid Training

Stronger as One will present a Free one-hour Mental Health First AID Training, an 8-hour course that teaches individuals how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training provides the skills needed to provide initial help and support to someone until appropriate professional help or other assistance can be engaged.

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Arizona Education Association Legislative Update

| June 8, 2021
Arizona Education Association Legislative Update

Over the weekend, the Speaker of the House called on members to the Capitol to vote on budget bills today. The House reconvened on the floor this morning to pass a budget even though they still did not have the votes to pass it. 

A series of amendments were dropped at 8:30AM, including 170 pages of amendments to the K-12 Education Budget bill. Key highlights to amendmen

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Show Pride by Showing Support

| June 8, 2021
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Show Pride by Showing Support

Supporting LGBTQ Youth of Color
Schools nationwide can be hostile environments for LGBTQ youth of color, where they experience racism, homophobia, and transphobia. In addition, many LGBTQ do not have access to in-school resources that may improve school climate and students’ experiences, including GSAs, ethnic/cultural clubs, supportive educators, and inclusive curriculum. Visit GLSEN’s website to explore their collection of research reports exploring the experiences of Asian American and Pacific Islander, Black, Latinx, and Native & Indigenous LGBTQ youth. You will also find a collection of blogs from students, educators, and advocates highlighting how to support this population of students.

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Connections Spotlight — Bilingual report — Elevate PreK @ Kinsey ENROLLING NOW!

| June 8, 2021
Connections Spotlight — Bilingual report — Elevate PreK @ Kinsey ENROLLING NOW!

Elevate PreK @ Kinsey is now enrolling. The program features:

Full day, year-round
Highly qualified staff
Play-based curriculum
Tuition-free
Serving families not currently accessing preschool services

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CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for June 9, 2021

| June 8, 2021
CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for June 9, 2021

Elevate PreK @ Kinsey is now enrolling. The program features:
• Full day, year-round
• Highly qualified staff
• Play-based curriculum
Tuition-free
• Serving families not currently accessing preschool services
Click here to see what preschool and child care services you qualify for, including Elevate PreK.

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2021 Grand Canyon, Tusayan Regional Events

| June 7, 2021
2021 Grand Canyon, Tusayan Regional Events

The following is a compilation of upcoming events in the Grand Canyon, Tusayan region. To share your upcoming events, please attend the next Tusayan-Grand Canyon Wellness Group Conference Call, held from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month, and from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month. Call into conference call number at 605-472-5380, use code 639046. Contact laura.chastain@grandcanyoncvb.org for more information.

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