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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) update for July 13 — Start a FREE Girls Who Code Club Today!

| July 15, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) update for July 13 — Start a FREE Girls Who Code Club Today!

Join students and educators across the country by partnering with Girls Who Code to bring computer science opportunities to elementary, middle, and high school girls in your community! Girls Who Code Clubs are FREE afterschool programs for 3rd-5th or 6th-12th grade girls to join a sisterhood of supportive peers and role models and use computer science to change the world.

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Connections Spotlight: United Way of Northern Arizona’s KinderCamp receives major contribution from Wells Fargo

| July 8, 2019
Connections Spotlight: United Way of Northern Arizona’s KinderCamp receives major contribution from Wells Fargo

This year’s KinderCamp™ classes have just wrapped up, and the program got a terrific graduation present – a $20,000 donation from Wells Fargo.

“We understand the importance of investing in early childhood education for our local youth,” said Wells Fargo District Manager Misty Shepherd. “KinderCamp provides a bridge between each child’s individual early learning experience and the formal kindergarten program. Wells Fargo is proud to support the United Way and its partners in this summer ‘boot camp’ that ensures all students are ready on the first day of kindergarten.”

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Arizona Coalition for Insurance Parity conducting survey

| July 8, 2019
Arizona Coalition for Insurance Parity conducting survey

Please fill out this survey if you, or someone you know, has been unable to access needed behavioral health services, had to go “out of network” for care, or had a claim denied for mental health and/or substance use disorder treatment. The information you provide will help us to shape public policy and influence legislation in order to move us towards full parity implementation and mental health equity.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) update for July 8 — National Summer Learning Week Special

| July 8, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) update for July 8 — National Summer Learning Week Special

Led by the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA), National Summer Learning Week elevates the importance of keeping all kids learning, safe, and healthy during the summer.

On July 8-13, the country will unite in advocacy efforts and celebrations hosted by hundreds of partner organizations from libraries to parks and recreation centers and civic and non-profit groups to promote awareness of the importance of keeping kids healthy and engaged during the summer.

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First Things First — Tips for reading with your toddler, water safety and learning through outdoor play

| July 1, 2019
First Things First — Tips for reading with your toddler, water safety and learning through outdoor play

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   July 2019   Video: Top 5 tips for reading with your toddler This episode of FTF’s Parents Playbook breaks down the top tips for sharing books with your toddler. Reading together now will help them be a good reader later on. And it’s fun. Watch   Preventing toddler […]

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Expect More Arizona update for July 1 — Great Things Are Happening in Education

| July 1, 2019
Expect More Arizona update for July 1 — Great Things Are Happening in Education

The Expect More Excellence Tour spotlights what schools and communities in Arizona are doing today to make progress toward an excellent education for every student, and celebrates the kind of excellence we expect and believe must be available to all students. It is important to identify the programs and initiatives we know are working so they can be celebrated and potentially replicated. Check out these Excellence Tour stories from June.

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Arizona’s Children Association Hiring Parent Aide

| July 1, 2019
Arizona’s Children Association Hiring Parent Aide

Do you have a passion for working with children and their families? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Parent Aide in the Flagstaff area who is interested in a dynamic, challenging, and rewarding career while making a positive impact in your community!

Parent Aide services will include the arrangement and supervision of visitation between children in out of home placements and their parents, siblings or significant others. The program provides a range of instruction, assistance, and support services to parents to improve their skills and ability to fulfill parenting roles and responsibilities.

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LAUNCH Flagstaff update for June 28 — June Monthly Progress

| July 1, 2019
LAUNCH Flagstaff update for June 28 — June Monthly Progress

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   THREE STEPS FORWARD Internship Coordination Strengthens The community efforts of the Flagstaff Internship Network will be strengthened this fall with the addition of two staff positions at Coconino Community College and Flagstaff Unified School District. Both positions will be funded through monies awarded to both CCC and FUSD […]

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Connections Spotlight: Page Back to School Health Fair to be held July 24 at Page High School

| July 1, 2019
Connections Spotlight: Page Back to School Health Fair to be held July 24 at Page High School

The Page Back to School Health Fair will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 24 at Page High School, 434 S. Lake Powell Blvd., Page.

Come get ready for another school year and learn about resources and programs in the community!

• Health Services
• FREE Backpacks
• FREE School Supplies
• Fun Activities

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Families brave weather to gather information at Page’s ‘Fishin’ After Dark’ wellness fair

| June 24, 2019
Families brave weather to gather information at Page’s ‘Fishin’ After Dark’ wellness fair

Strong gusty winds didn’t deter families and wellness providers from attending the inaugural “Fishin’ After Dark” wellness fair held June 17 at the John C. Page Memorial Park.

More than a dozen health providers and community service organizations were set up in the park during an event presented by the Community Wellness Collaboration comprised of Encompass Health Services, Banner Page Hospital and Canyonlands Health Care.

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