Stories tagged: "children"


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Advocates Praise Expanded Child Tax Credit for Helping Arizona Families Make Ends Meet

More than $352 million in expanded Child Tax Credit payments were given to Arizona families last month, averaging $444 per household.

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Here’s What to Know About the Child Tax Credit Money That Parents Started Receiving This Week

Arizona families with children could start to see hundreds of dollars in extra monthly payments in their bank accounts or mailboxes later this week.

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Children 12 and Older in Arizona Can Now Get Vaccinated. Here’s What to Know.

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available to anyone 12 and older at a number of pharmacies and at any of Arizona's state-run vaccination sites.

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How to Discuss the Traumatic Events on the Capitol With Kids and Process It as a Family

What to know to help your kids process traumatic events as you might be struggling to process them yourself.

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This Phoenix Woman Lost Two Family Members This Year. Now She’s Raising Money for Toys for Tots.

With more than 288,000 Arizonans are without jobs and federal eviction protection set to expire soon, families may find it tough to afford Christmas gifts.

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545 Migrant Children Aren’t Missing Their Parents. It’s Actually 666 Migrant Children.

Lawyers say the original group of migrant children missing parents had contact information. This new group has zero information on file.

Volunteer Monroy Martinez, left, hands out a free to-go lunch to a boy at the St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance due to the Arizona teachers strike and closure of schools Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Food Insecurity Among Arizona Children Skyrockets Amidst Pandemic

Nearly 30 million households nationwide say they don’t have enough food to feed their family.