Tag: Child Welfare

Call for Proposals – Early Childhood Summit 2016

| January 21, 2016
Call for Proposals – Early Childhood Summit 2016

First Things First is seeking proposals for breakout sessions to be presented at the 2016 Early Childhood Summit. Read more…

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2016 Ahoy To Summer Health Fair Vendor Application

| January 4, 2016
2016 Ahoy To Summer Health Fair Vendor Application

The 2016 Ahoy to Summer Committee is pleased to invite you to participate at Ahoy to Summer: Anchors Aweigh to Health a children’s health, wellness & learning Fair on Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at the Flagstaff Aquaplex. This fun, pirate-themed event targets the school age children of northern Arizona and promotes a healthy summer and back […]

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Children’s Action Alliance: A Look at the Department of Child Safety’s Budget Request for the Upcoming Year

| October 2, 2015
Children’s Action Alliance: A Look at the Department of Child Safety’s Budget Request for the Upcoming Year

The budget Governor Ducey signed for the current year in no way reflects the demands on the agency.  Now it is up to the Governor and DCS leadership to make the case that they can target the dollars requested effectively to turn the trends around and get the crisis under control. The top priority must be to safely reduce the skyrocketing growth in foster care which is overwhelming our system and unnecessarily traumatizing children.

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Release of Legislators 2015 Voting Records – See their positions

| September 14, 2015
Release of Legislators 2015 Voting Records – See their positions

ASBA’s sister organization, Friends of Arizona School Boards Association, has once again released their yearly voting records and district demographic data. View this post for a link to the 2015 voting records!

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New Rule: Some Child Welfare Cases Won’t Be Investigated

| August 31, 2015
New Rule: Some Child Welfare Cases Won’t Be Investigated

Under the proposed rule, child welfare workers may not have to see every child who is named in such abuse reports. It would mark a reversal from the current standard, which requires interviews. Read more here…

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Would You Invest in a Long-Term Strategy Backed by Decades of Research to Increase Your Bottom Line?

| August 31, 2015
Would You Invest in a Long-Term Strategy Backed by Decades of Research to Increase Your Bottom Line?

Why we should invest in child development? Because when we create healthier environments for all children, we’re promoting a healthier and more productive nation… Read more HERE.

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AZGA Leaders Work for Proclamations Declaring September as Kinship Care Month

| August 23, 2015
AZGA Leaders Work for Proclamations Declaring September as Kinship Care Month

On September 1st, AZGA will host events in both the Phoenix and Tucson areas with elected officials who will declare September as Kinship Month in their cities. To learn more about these events and other grandparent ambassador information, click here.

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AZGA Leaders Work for Proclamations Declaring September as Kinship Care Month

| August 16, 2015
AZGA Leaders Work for Proclamations Declaring September as Kinship Care Month

On September 1st, AZGA will host events in both the Phoenix and Tucson areas with elected officials who will declare September as Kinship Month in their cities. To learn more about these events and other grandparent ambassador information, click here.

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8-19-15 Child Safety Oversight

| August 10, 2015
8-19-15 Child Safety Oversight

The Legislature’s Child Safety Oversight Committee Meeting is coming up on Wednesday, Aug 19th at 9:30 am. For the agenda see attached file!

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ALERT! Child Care Administration Releasing Wait List and Authorizing Services for NEW Applicants

| August 3, 2015
ALERT! Child Care Administration Releasing Wait List and Authorizing Services for NEW Applicants

Effective June 8th, Arizona’s Child Care Administration (CCA) will be releasing all of the children on the waiting list and will be authorizing services for new applicants if the family’s income is at or below 110 percent of the Federal Poverty Level ($1,815 a month for a family of 3).

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