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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Apply for the 2020 Summer Learning Awards

| November 19, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Apply for the 2020 Summer Learning Awards

The National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) seeks applications from youth-serving organizations nationwide for the 2020 Summer Learning Awards sponsored by the New York Life Foundation.

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Nov. 20, Dec. 4, 11, 18 — Arizona’s Children Association to present a ‘Free Parenting Workshop First Five Years’

| November 19, 2019
Nov. 20, Dec. 4, 11, 18 — Arizona’s Children Association to present a ‘Free Parenting Workshop First Five Years’

Arizona’s Children Association Family Education & Support Services will present a “Free Parenting Workshop — First Five Years” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 20, Dec. 4, 11 and 18 at Williams Elementary/Middle School, 601 N. 7th St., Williams.

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2019 Health and Welfare Resource Networking meetings in Coconino County

| November 19, 2019
2019 Health and Welfare Resource Networking meetings in Coconino County

A variety of  health and welfare resource networking meetings are held each month in Coconino County. The meetings are presented in local restaurants, libraries, health care agencies and other locations where health professionals and representatives from a variety of governmental and non-profit organizations share information on upcoming programs and events that benefit the health and welfare of children, youth, parents and seniors throughout the region.

The following is a listing of some of those meetings. Please send any updates to frank@coconinokids.org

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CCC&Y’s ‘Self-Healing and Thriving Communities’ feedback events Nov. 21, 22

| November 11, 2019
CCC&Y’s ‘Self-Healing and Thriving Communities’ feedback events Nov. 21, 22

Now that the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth has hosted international expert, Kevin Campbell in Flagstaff for training around Self-Healing and Thriving Communities, CCC&Y is inviting member, committee and event attendee feedback. 

We are hosting two events (feel free to choose one) on 11/21 or 11/22 from noon to 1:30 and lunch will be provided.

RSVP’s for either date can be made with Virginia Watahomigie at virginia@coconinokids.org

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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y’s monthly board meeting on Nov. 18 to feature information on Arizona Town Hall’s ‘Strong Families Thriving Children’ effort

| November 11, 2019
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y’s monthly board meeting on Nov. 18 to feature information on Arizona Town Hall’s ‘Strong Families Thriving Children’ effort

Jermaine Barkley of Steward Health Choice of Arizona to also present information on Project ECHO, other initiatives

Virginia Watahomigie, executive director of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth, will talk about her upcoming participation in the Arizona Town Hall and its background report “Strong Families Thriving Children,” and Jermaine Barkley of Steward Health Choice of Arizona will present information on the organization’s 1st Episode of Psychosis and ECHO process initiatives during the next CCC&Y monthly board meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18 at the County Health and Community Services Building, 2625 N. King St., Ponderosa Room, Flagstaff.

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First Things First — All About Play

| November 5, 2019
First Things First — All About Play

When young children are playing, they’re learning

Babies, toddlers and preschoolers explore, discover, interact and learn through play. It’s fun, and play supports all aspects of your child’s healthy development.
 
Click through for a collection of videos and articles about the importance of play and easy ways to play with your little one that build their brain and nurture their healthy development and learning.

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STEM Saturdays — Track butterfly migration this fall

| November 5, 2019
STEM Saturdays — Track butterfly migration this fall

Journey North is one of North America’s premiere citizen science programs for people of all ages. Reported animal sightings are mapped in real-time as waves of migrations move across the continent.

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Action & Outreach Spotlight: Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong

| November 4, 2019
Action & Outreach Spotlight: Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong

Johann Hari’s TED TALK, “Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong” was among information referred to CCC&Y by Kevin Campbell in response to our request for support furthering our prevention/ trauma-informed work. This 14 minute video helps set the stage to think about substance abuse prevention differently, especially around, justice issues and the impacts of thriving environments and having connections.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Award of Excellence Winners!

| October 29, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Award of Excellence Winners!

Congratulations to the 2019 Awards of Excellence Winners!
Winners were announced at the 
School’s Out, Make It Count Conference on October 19th

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AzCAN October News

| October 29, 2019
AzCAN October News

The Rural College Access and Success Summit brings together teachers, principals, superintendents, college access and higher education professionals, non-profit leaders and many others to share ideas and strategies for ensuring that rural youth have the opportunity to successfully transition from high school to college and to career. During the Summit, college access and success programs that serve rural America will share best practices and highlight the unique challenges of increasing opportunity in rural America. Registration and the Call for Proposals is now open. 

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