Connections Spotlight — City of Flagstaff proclaims April 2023 as Child Abuse Prevention Month

Apr 11, 2023 | CCC&Y Info & Events

By the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth

The City of Flagstaff proclaimed April 2023 as Child Abuse Prevention Month on during an official ceremony attended by members of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth on April 4 at the Flagstaff City Council chambers.

The proclamation was presented by Mayor Becky Daggett to CCC&Y Board members Heather Marcy, Deputy Director, Northland Family Help Center; Laura Rosensweet, M.Ed, Community Impact Manager, Education Forward AZ; Jacelyn Salabye, MSW, Native Americans for Community Action; with CCC&Y Executive Director Virginia Watahomigie attending via Zoom.





In recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth — in partnership with Fredonia Elementary School, Puente de Hozho in Flagstaff and the Page Unified School District — will present the training series “Community Healing Change — Training, Meal & Discussion.” 

You can register to attend the live viewing parties where food, discussion and prizes are available.

The Fredonia training will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 17. Register with Jeanne Crookston:

The Puente de Hozho training (English and Spanish-language flyers) will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 18. Register with Kimberly Robinson at
The Page training will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 26 at the PUSD boardroom, 500 S. Navajo Drive, Page.  Register with Penni Case at
Can’t attend the live event? You can view this free training webinar for parents, caregivers and all community members as part of Child Abuse Prevention Month in April.

This quick overview video is a great starting place for parents, caregivers and community members brand new to topics such as brain development, adverse childhood experiences, resilience and mindfulness.  It is a great jumping off place to go deeper in knowledge and support through the rest of our library of webinars.