Tag: Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth

Space still available for vendors to participate in CCC&Y’s 9th Annual Flagstaff Early Childhood Fair on Sept. 28

| September 17, 2019
Space still available for vendors to participate in CCC&Y’s 9th Annual Flagstaff Early Childhood Fair on Sept. 28

In celebration of young children and to support Flagstaff’s Festival of Science, we thank you for participating in CCC&Y’s 9thAnnual Early Childhood Fair in Flagstaff. 

Because of our wonderful sponsors and volunteers, there continues to be no charge to table at this event.  More exciting, this year we will continue to be in the Flagstaff Festival of Science passport, in addition to other advertising, so we expect this to be a great event for all vendors.

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CCC&Y to hold next monthly board meeting on Sept. 16

| September 10, 2019
CCC&Y to hold next monthly board meeting on Sept. 16

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth will hold its next monthly board meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16 at the County Health and Community Services Building, 2625 N. King St., Ponderosa Room, Flagstaff.

Erica Quintana from the Morrison Institute for Public Policy is scheduled to present on the “Strong Families Thriving Children,”  background report. CCC&Y contributed to the report.

The founders of Speak Up Stand Up Save a Life are also scheduled to present on their 2020 Youth Conference.

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Connections Spotlight: Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth announces updated Mission, Vision

| August 19, 2019
Connections Spotlight: Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth announces updated Mission, Vision

FLAGSTAFF — The Board of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth has approved new Mission and Vision statements for the organization.

Mission:
Igniting collective action to cultivate, honor & empower resilient, thriving communities.  

Vision:
We envision a holistic community where all children of Coconino County are increasingly free from trauma experience and all have equitable opportunities that build resiliency.  

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CCC&Y Member Spotlight: Peter Van Wyck, Board President of CCC&Y

| August 12, 2019
CCC&Y Member Spotlight: Peter Van Wyck, Board President of CCC&Y

His efforts to help communities in need have taken him to the far reaches of Mongolia and have brought him right back to Coconino County to help families and communities throughout the region.

Peter Van Wyck serves as the Regional Director for First Things First, which partners with families and communities throughout Arizona to support the healthy development of young children, including serving the Hopi, Havasupai and the Kaibab Band of Paiute people, as well as others in the Coconino region.

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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y presents ‘Prevention through Resiliency: Impacting Community’ at Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Conference

| August 5, 2019
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y presents ‘Prevention through Resiliency: Impacting Community’ at Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Conference

“Prevention through Resiliency: Impacting Community” was the subject of Virginia Watahomigie’s presentation at the 25th annual Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Conference, held July 23, 24 at the Wigwam Resort, Litchfield Park.

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CCC&Y 2019 calendar highlights upcoming Community Events for Families

| May 1, 2019
CCC&Y 2019 calendar highlights upcoming Community Events for Families

A number of family-friendly events are scheduled throughout Coconino County in February and in coming months.

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Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth honors 2019 Caring for Children award winners at annual conference

| April 22, 2019
Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth honors 2019 Caring for Children award winners at annual conference

They include a policy leader who has advocated for early and developmentally disabled childhood education programs throughout Coconino County; an individual who has served nearly three decades strengthening and keeping families together in Northern Arizona; and a community leader whose efforts have provided a variety of afterschool, weekend and summer programs in Page.The Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth (CCC&Y) congratulates the 2019 Caring for Children Award recipients, who were honored at 2019 Child Abuse Prevention Conference and Luncheon — “Healing Collective Trauma through Community Connections” — April 18 in Flagstaff.

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CCC&Y recognized in top three of NAU’s Civic Service Institute 2019 GEMS awards

| April 15, 2019
CCC&Y recognized in top three of NAU’s Civic Service Institute 2019 GEMS awards

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth received 3rd place in the non-profit category at NAU’s Civic Service Institute 2019 GEMS Volunteer Recognition Luncheon held April 11 at the High Country Conference Center in Flagstaff.Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flagstaff received first place, with The Literacy Center receiving second place award at the third annual event.

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Williams honors 2019 Child Abuse Prevention Month with placement of 79 pinwheels at city’s pocket park

| April 8, 2019
Williams honors 2019 Child Abuse Prevention Month with placement of 79 pinwheels at city’s pocket park

Pinwheels twirled in the breeze as guest speakers spoke of the significance of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month during a ceremony held Saturday, April 6 at the Williams Pocket Park near the city “Red Train Car” bridge.Guest speakers including Coconino County District 3 Supervisor Matt Ryan, District 1 Supervisor Matt Ryan, Williams Mayor John Moore, CCC&Y Executive Director Virginia Watahomigie, Jennifer Runge and other staff members from Victim Witness Services Coconino County.

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2019 Flagstaff Field of Hope Ceremony puts spotlight on April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

| April 8, 2019
2019 Flagstaff Field of Hope Ceremony puts spotlight on April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

The always moving Field of Hope Dedication put a poignant focus on annual Child Abuse Prevention Month efforts throughout Coconino County.More than 50 local residents gathered for the ceremony presented by the Exchange Club of Flagstaffon Friday, April 5, 2019 at the Coconino County Courthouse lawn.

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