Tag: Native Americans for Community Action

NACA Scholarship due August 15, 2021

| July 22, 2021
NACA Scholarship due August 15, 2021

For the first time, NACA has established the NACA Scholarship. This scholarship is intended to benefit 3 College students at $1000 each who are pursuing degrees related to Public Health or Behavioral Health fields.

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July 31 and Aug. 1 — FREE Summer Camp at Colton Community Gardens

| July 19, 2021
July 31 and Aug. 1 — FREE Summer Camp at Colton Community Gardens

Native Americans for Community Action will present FREE  “Summer Camp” from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 31 and Aug. 1 at at Colton Community Gardens, Winding Brook Road, adjacent to the Peaks Senior Living Facility

• Registration required

• Limit 60 participants

• Healthy breakfast & lunch provided

• Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian for the duration

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Sept. 8-10 — NACA to present 2021 Indigenous Youth Suicide Prevention Conference

| July 19, 2021
Sept. 8-10 — NACA to present 2021 Indigenous Youth Suicide Prevention Conference

Native Americans for Community Action will present its hybrid, virtual and in-person 2021 Indigenous Youth Suicide Prevention Conference from Sept. 8-10, 2021.

The theme of the conference is “Embracing Wellbeing Through Enlightenment.”

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July 20 — NACA to present Hopi Planting Practices with Brian Monongye in Flagstaff

| July 12, 2021
July 20 — NACA to present Hopi Planting Practices with Brian Monongye in Flagstaff

Hopi Planting Practices with Brian Monongye will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 20 at Puente de Hozho Elementary School Gym, 401 N. Fourth St., Flagstaff.

Brian Monongye (Hopi) is an artist, farmer and active community member from the village of Mungapi. In this presentation he will speak on Hopi farming from a cultural and historical perspective. He will discuss the role of growing of food in Hopi life, from the social to the ceremonial.

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April 27, 29 — Native Americans for Community Action’s Lasting Indigenous Family Enrichment announces upcoming Indigenous Gardening programs

| April 26, 2021
April 27, 29 — Native Americans for Community Action’s Lasting Indigenous Family Enrichment announces upcoming Indigenous Gardening programs

Native Americans for Community Action’s Lasting Indigenous Family Enrichment will resume programming to share gardening knowledge, hands-on gardening experiences in our community gardens, share traditional food demos, get physically active and much more! 

Our events are going to be in person; masks and social distancing are mandatory to participate. If you are unable to attend an event, a recording will be made available in the days following the event.

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NACA has opening for Reach UR Life Program Manager

| February 9, 2021
NACA has opening for Reach UR Life Program Manager

Native Americans for Community Advocates has an open position for a Reach UR Life Program Manager, reporting to the the Director of Community Development.

The program manager is responsible for coordinating, administering, and overseeing all facets of the Reach UR Life Youth Suicide Prevention Program. This includes program and grant funds management. The Manager is responsible for program development, supervision, planning, evaluation, reporting, outreach to the community at-large and with other behavioral health providers and agencies. The manager oversees a team approach that embraces evidence-based interventions and maintains program outcomes and effectiveness. Must be able to assist with and perform suicide prevention educational sessions in group settings.

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Reach UR Life Suicide Prevention program offering FREE suicide prevention training – ASIST (Dec. 8)

| December 7, 2020
Reach UR Life Suicide Prevention program offering FREE suicide prevention training – ASIST (Dec. 8)

The Reach UR Life Suicide Prevention program is offering FREE suicide prevention trainings – safeTALK (Dec. 1), ASIST (Dec. 7-8)

The registration link for each training is included in this message.  LIMITED registrations available for ASIST; should registrations fill up, your name can be added to a wait-list.  If you are interested in ASIST, please register with the intent that you will be attending the training.  Please see attached flyers for additional training information. 

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NACA’s Native Connections to present ‘The Youth 30 Day Challenge for Change!’ through Nov. 21

| November 16, 2020
NACA’s Native Connections to present ‘The Youth 30 Day Challenge for Change!’ through Nov. 21

NACA’s Native Connections to present “The Youth 30 Day Challenge for Change!”

In honor of Red Ribbon Week, NACA’s Native Connections has created the 30-day Challenge for Change, focusing on self reflection for sobriety and recovery.

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Reach UR Life Suicide Prevention program, Native Americans for Community Action Inc. to present FREE Suicide Prevention Trainings

| November 3, 2020
Reach UR Life Suicide Prevention program, Native Americans for Community Action Inc. to present FREE Suicide Prevention Trainings

The Reach UR Life Suicide Prevention program and the Native Americans for Community Action Inc. will present FREE Suicide Prevention Trainings

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention and Online QPR Training

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Native Americans for Community Action presents Virtual Talking Circle on Mondays

| August 18, 2020
Native Americans for Community Action presents Virtual Talking Circle on Mondays

NACA’s Community Development and Behavioral Health Departments are presenting weekly virtual Talking Circle from 5:30-6:30 PM MST on Mondays. The Talking Circle is open to anyone who wants/needs to connect with others during these stressful times. The Talking Circle will be hosted and managed by NACA’s Social Support Coordinator, and a Community Elder, resources may be available dependent on the need. Participants must abide by confidentiality standards to continue participating.

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