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Connections Spotlight — CCC&Y provides a variety of options to help families, community members

Connections Spotlight — CCC&Y provides a variety of options to help families, community members

| August 9, 2022

COCONINO COUNTY — As we prepare to celebrate our 50th anniversary on Oct. 27, 2022 at the High Country Conference Center, the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth continues to connect families and community members with a number of options, including free educational resources, city resource guides, calendars of upcoming family events and a variety of programs offered by our more than 100 individual and nonprofit members.

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Education Spotlight — Page Unified School District’s 2022 Teacher and Staff Recognition Awards. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Page Unified School District’s 2022 Teacher and Staff Recognition Awards. See more local, state and national education news here

| August 9, 2022

By the Page Unified School District The Page Unified School District recently held its 2022 Teacher and Staff Recognition Awards ceremony. Click here to see photos of the honorees.       Please see other local education news: Arizona Daily Sun — FHS junior headed to Germany as part of international exhange program Arizona Daily Sun — Flood […]

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CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for Aug. 10, 2022

CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for Aug. 10, 2022

| August 9, 2022

View this email in your browser Aug. 10, 2022 Update  

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NAU recruiting for Community Forum for Parents!

NAU recruiting for Community Forum for Parents!

| August 9, 2022

The Human Biology & Health Laboratory at Northern Arizona University is interested in learning about chronic stress and its impact on health among parents and children in northern Arizona

Project Details

We’re recruiting parents to participate in a 1 to 1 1⁄2 hour in-person community forum

during which parents will discuss experiences with chronic stress, burnout, and resilience.

Forums will take place on evenings or weekends, and food/beverages will be provided.

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First Things First — Understanding what your baby is saying

First Things First — Understanding what your baby is saying

| August 9, 2022

Understanding what your baby is saying
By Rebecca Parlakian
 
I remember looking down at my wailing newborn daughter and telling her, “If I just knew what you wanted, I would do it!”
 
Babies are born with some ability to communicate what they are feeling and need from us. But it takes practice to get the message. Learning to see these (sometimes) tough-to-notice cues can help us meet our babies’ needs.
 
Research shows that getting to know your baby’s cues also helps the two of you build a strong, secure attachment — a loving, trusting relationship.

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United Way of Northern Arizona — Why Pacesetters Are So Important

United Way of Northern Arizona — Why Pacesetters Are So Important

| August 9, 2022

If United Way of Northern Arizona’s annual fundraising campaign is the “big game,” then the Pacesetters host the tailgate party.

Technically, Pacesetters are those organizations and businesses that hold their workplace fundraising efforts on behalf of UWNA in the month prior to the official start of the annual campaign. Collectively, they give the campaign a head start, set the tone, and are pivotal to its ultimate success.

But their importance goes beyond the money they raise. Much like the tailgaters who gather in the parking lot before a game or concert, Pacesetters build up energy for the big event. They are the superfans who get everyone excited about what’s coming up.

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FLagstaff Youth RiderS (FLYRS)’s August Newsletter

FLagstaff Youth RiderS (FLYRS)’s August Newsletter

| August 9, 2022

The fall season is coming soon on August 22nd. There are still spots available in some of our groups so check out our program info and register now.

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Children’s Action Alliance — 2022 KidsCount Data Show AZ Children are in Crisis

Children’s Action Alliance — 2022 KidsCount Data Show AZ Children are in Crisis

| August 9, 2022

Children in the United States are experiencing anxiety and depression at alarming rates, per the newly released 2022 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, a 50-state report of recent household data released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.  

In the year before the COVID-19 pandemic, 9% of U.S. high school students attempted suicide. This is alarming on its face – but the Kids Count data also show significant disparities in adolescent suicidality by race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender identity. For example, 12% of Black students, 13% of students of two or more races, 23% of gay, lesbian, or bisexual students, and 26% of American Indian / Native Alaskan students attempted suicide.  
 
The KidsCount Data Book looks at multiple indicators and data sources to rank how children and families are faring in each state. The report ranked Arizona 44th in the nation when it comes to economic well-being, health, and family and community support.  

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE)  — Program Brings STEM Experiences to Children of Migrant Farmworkers

Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Program Brings STEM Experiences to Children of Migrant Farmworkers

| August 9, 2022

This year’s STEM workshops at the School’s Out, Make It Count Conference are brought to you by Million Girls Moonshot. Sign up for a STEM workshop at the 30th Annual Conference if you’re looking to develop or grow your STEM programming!

School’s Out, Make It Count Conference
Saturday, October 22, 2022
Phoenix Convention Center

Take advantage of our early bird rates now until August 26th.

Learn more & sign up

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Indigenous Milk Medicine Collective presenting the seminar ‘Sobriety and Breastfeeding — A  Conversation’ as part of  Indigenous Milk Medicine Week — Aug. 8-14

Indigenous Milk Medicine Collective presenting the seminar ‘Sobriety and Breastfeeding — A Conversation’ as part of  Indigenous Milk Medicine Week — Aug. 8-14

| August 9, 2022

The Indigenous Milk Medicine Collective is presenting the seminar “Sobriety and Breastfeeding — A Conversation” as part of  Indigenous Milk Medicine Week —Aug. 8-14.

The session featured Camie Goldhammer, IBCLC and Kimberly Moore-Salas, IBCLC in a discussion with three Native mamas as they share their experiences about becoming parents and breastfeeding while also navigating sobriety.

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