Tag: Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth

CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for June 29, 2022

| June 28, 2022
CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for June 29, 2022

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Aug. 7 — CCC&Y — Let’s Hear from Youth! Youth Open Mic

| June 27, 2022
Aug. 7 — CCC&Y — Let’s Hear from Youth! Youth Open Mic

Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth (www.coconinokids.org) is working hard to better understand root causes of trauma and promoting tools for resiliency. We know that social connection is a key protective factor for both youth and families.

During Covid, we began a virtual youth open mic. The purpose is to provide a safe space for youth to express themselves through music, art, poetry, theater, dance, photography, or cultural sharing. The event takes place the first Sunday of each month at 4pm. The next event is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 7.

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CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for June 22, 2022

| June 21, 2022
CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for June 22, 2022

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CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for June 15, 2022

| June 14, 2022
CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for June 15, 2022

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Connections Spotlight — CCC&Y Youth Highlights during Mental Health Awareness month

| May 31, 2022
Connections Spotlight — CCC&Y Youth Highlights during Mental Health Awareness month

The Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth (CCC&Y) supported a few youth events in May, Mental Health Awareness month.

Stronger As One

Stronger As One organized youth mental health awareness events for FUSD FACTS youth. During the events, youth rotated around interactive learning stations. Arizona Health Zone provided nutrition and movement activities. CCCY provided mindfulness, yoga, and affirmation activities. Flagstaff Youth Resilience (FYR) also offered a pysical activity.

Nearly 100 children aged 6-11 explored tools and had discussions to support holistic mental and physical health!

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CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for June 1, 2022

| May 31, 2022
CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for June 1, 2022

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Connections Spotlight — Coconino County Recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month

| May 24, 2022
Connections Spotlight — Coconino County Recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth has joined other organizations in Arizona in recognizing the month of May as National Mental Health Month, which raises awareness of the impacts of trauma on the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of children, families and communities. 

Most recently, the Coalition took part in the Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Week Northern Arizona Community Resource Fair on May 21 in the parking lot area of the Flagstaff City Hall.

A dozen information booths provided families with resources on youth mental heath issues.

The event was presented by Family Involvement Center, Health CHOICE Integrated Care, Arizona Complete Health and CARE1st.

Other participants included Child & Family Support Services, the Cancer Support Community — Arizona, Hopebridge Autism Therapy Centers, Mercy Care, Coconino County Health & Human Services’ Tobbaco and Chronic Disease Prevention Program, Building Communities, Four Directions, Raising Special Kids and Native American Disability Law Center.

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The Coalition also took part in the Walk For Mental Health Celebration held on May 14 at Buffalo Park, Flagstaff. The event was sponsored by Stronger As One, Flagstaff Youth Riders (FLYRS), Coconino County Health & Human Services, Native Americans for Community Action (NACA) and the AZ Health Zone.

Participants received free t-shirts or backpacks, with families enjoying the walk around Buffalo Park which included music provided by local artists.

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CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for May 25, 2022

| May 24, 2022
CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for May 25, 2022

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Connections Spotlight — National Mental Health Month in May raises awareness of the impacts of trauma on the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of children, families and communities

| May 17, 2022
Connections Spotlight — National Mental Health Month in May raises awareness of the impacts of trauma on the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of children, families and communities

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth joins other organizations in Arizona in recognizing the month of May as National Mental Health Month, which raises awareness of the impacts of trauma on the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of children, families and communities. 

 “As individuals and leaders in Arizona, we understand we must heal to move forward from the current trauma of COVID-19. We recognize that all individuals not only experience trauma from situations such as a pandemic but also because of ongoing social injustice practices.

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CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for May 18, 2022

| May 17, 2022
CCC&Y Weekly Newsletter Update for May 18, 2022

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