Tag: Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth

POSTPONED: 2020 Annual CCC&Y Prevention Conference

| March 23, 2020
POSTPONED: 2020 Annual CCC&Y Prevention Conference

The 2020 Annual CCC&Y Prevention Conference has been postponed due to the ongoing Coronavirus emergency. Our hearts and thoughts are with those who are currently being deeply disrupted during this time.  We know this change will be deeply supported by all of our partners and this challenge pales in comparison to what many are going through now. We are working on rescheduling the event to June, or in a few months depending on the status of the Coronavirus emergency. More details to come. 

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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y partners with Building Community to increase prevention initiatives

| March 10, 2020
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y partners with Building Community to increase prevention initiatives

CCC&Y is excited to partner with Building Community.  Leadership expansion is an important pillar of Self-Healing communities.  It is our intent to increase voice, connection and partnership throughout the county through this very targeted service.  We have engaged Rene to help increase our reach for prevention initiatives, support our child abuse and substance abuse prevention strategies across the county and to assist with increasing our NEAR-informed (neuroscience, epigenetics, ACES and Resiliency) capacity

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CCC&Y Conducts Groundbreaking Assessment, more news

| February 25, 2020
CCC&Y Conducts Groundbreaking Assessment, more news

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth has completed and released a Needs Assessment that connects much research around Adverse Childhood Experiences and protective factors to help guide a map of community healing.  It also contains much of the data around needs in Coconino County, specifically regarding substance abuse. 

Please feel free to use for your data needs, grants and speaking points for community understanding. We are using this to guide our prevention work.

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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y’s monthly board meeting to be held on Feb. 24

| February 18, 2020
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y’s monthly board meeting to be held on Feb. 24

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth will hold its next monthly board meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24 at the County Health and Community Services Building, 2625 N. King St., Ponderosa Room, Flagstaff.

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CCC&Y board approves new Action and Outreach Initiatives for 2020-2021

| January 27, 2020
CCC&Y board approves new Action and Outreach Initiatives for 2020-2021

The board of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth voted on Jan. 27 to approve a series of Policy Initiatives for 2020-21.

The policies cover education, child welfare, environmental equity, incarcerated parents / justice reform and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

CCC&Y is a non-partisan organization that supports an educated and engaged voting population that participates in our democratic process.

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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y’s monthly board meeting to be held on Jan. 27

| January 20, 2020
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y’s monthly board meeting to be held on Jan. 27

FLAGSTAFF — The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth will hold its next monthly board meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27 at the County Health and Community Services Building, 2625 N. King St., Ponderosa Room, Flagstaff.

The board will be approving the Coalition’s Action and Outreach initiatives at the meeting.

ALL are welcome to attend the Coalition’s monthly board meeting and join in the discussion.

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Upcoming CCC&Y Events and Activities

| January 1, 2020
Upcoming CCC&Y Events and Activities

Upcoming CCC&Y Events and Activities: 2020 Monthly Board and Membership Meetings: *Held the third Monday of every month from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Coconino County Health District, 2625 N. King St., Ponderosa Room, Flagstaff * Meetings subject to change due to holidays. Visit https://news.coconinokids.org for the latest update. 2020 Monthly CCC&Y Committee Meetings: CCC&Y Action and Outreach […]

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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y awarded Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council contract for Coconino County

| December 16, 2019
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y awarded Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council contract for Coconino County

CCC&Y was recently awarded the Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council contract for Coconino County through the Department of Child Safety.  This means we will be changing from having 2 councils (Williams and Flagstaff) to a county-wide structure.  CAP councils are found throughout the state, made of groups of volunteers wanting to make a difference by raising awareness and prevention strategy in the community.  Please email Executive Director, Virginia Watahomigie, at virginia@coconinokids.org if you are interested in being an official member of the Coconino CAP Council or if you would like to learn more about this important volunteer opportunity.

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Connections Spotlight: Self-Healing Communities Update

| November 25, 2019
Connections Spotlight: Self-Healing Communities Update

CCC&Y hosted more than 300 individuals in Flagstaff this October in order to be a part of a day-long presentation with internationally known child-welfare expert, Kevin Campbell.  An additional live-stream site was set up in Page which served an additional eight guests.

This past week, CCC&Y conducted two focus group follow ups for a total of 43 individuals, plus board members Andrea Meronuck and Cliff Binkley as moderators and ED Virginia Watahomigie in attendance.

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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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