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CHAC presents inaugural College and Career Resource Fair in Flagstaff

 Community organizations come together to provide information on upcoming events and programs for youth

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The Coconino Hispanic Advisory Council presented its inaugural “College & Career Resource Fair” on March 7 at Killip Elementary School in Flagstaff.

The fair, open to parents, high school students and community members, presented information to help area youth prepare for employment, internships, job shadowing, high-school-to-college transition and financial aid and scholarships as they prepare for higher education and the next steps needed for their future.

Nearly 20 information tables filled the gym featuring such organizations as AmeriCorp, the Applied Indigenous Studies program at Northern Arizona University, the Arizona Conservation Corps, the Coconino Association for Vocations, Industry and Technology — CAVIAT, the Coconino Coalition for Children and YouthCoconino Community College Career ServicesCoconino Community College Student ServicesCoconino County Human ResourcesCoconino County Career Center, the Flagstaff Teen Employment CorpsGoodwill of Northern Arizona One-Stop Job CenterNorthern Arizona University’s College Resource CenterSouthwestern Behavioral Healthcare Inc. and the U.S. Job Corps.

A series of workshops were also presented featuring information on upcoming summer job workshops and job fairs, the new Flagstaff Teen Jobs Corp., high-school-to-college transition programs and general information on potential scholarship and financial aid options.

Contact Theresa Thomas at TThomas@coconinoaz.gov for information on how to take part in the 2016 “College & Career Resource Fair” presented by the Coconino Hispanic Advisory Council.

CHAC to hold next meeting on Dec. 3

cropped-cchac-masthed.jpgFLAGSTAFF — The Coconino County Hispanic Advisory Council (CHAC) will hold its next meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3 at the Coconino County Human Resources Building, 420 N. San Francisco St., Flagstaff, Arizona.

The event will include a meeting with the African American Advisory Council and the Intertribal Advisory Council.

CHAC serves as an official liaison and communications link between the Hispanic community and the Coconino County Board of Supervisors, so please bring any concerns you may have about equal education opportunities, fair employment, juvenile justice, political representation and other issues.

CHAC is a supporter of the Ballet Folklórico de Colores — Flagstaff, Flagstaff Nuestras Raíces, the Hispanic Convocation at Northern Arizona University, the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association of Flagstaff and other organizations.

Call 928-679-7162, send an email to Theresa Thomas at TThomas@coconino.az.gov or visite https://cchac.wordpress.com for more information.

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FLAGSTAFF — El Consejo Asesor Hispano del Condado de Coconino (CHAC) se reunirá a las 5:30 pm miércoles, el 3 de deciembre en el Condado de Coconino Recursos Humanos Edificio, 420 N. San Francisco St., Flagstaff.

El evento incluirá una reunión con el Consejo Consultivo Africano Americanos y el Consejo Asesor entre tribus.

CHAC sirve como enlace oficial y nexos de comunicación entre la comunidad hispana y la Junta de Supervisores del Condado de Coconino, así que por favor traiga cualquier preocupación que pueda tener acerca de la igualdad de oportunidades de educación, empleo justo, la justicia de menores, la representación política y otros temas.

CHAC es un partidario del Ballet Folklórico de Colores – Flagstaff, Flagstaff Nuestras Raíces, la Convocación Hispana en la Universidad del Norte de Arizona, la Asociación de Vecinos de Sunnyside de Flagstaff y otras organizaciones.

Llame al 928-679-7162 o envíe un correo electrónico a Theresa Thomas en TThomas@coconino.az.gov o visite https://cchac.wordpress.com para más información.