We’re thrilled to announce ten awardees for the prental-to-5 Community-Designed Home-Based Programs & Practices funding opportunity. With a total investment of $5,825,000 million over 2.5 years, these awards to community-based organizations will expand the availability of home-based services that draw upon local community knowledge and practice to develop approaches that are designed for and valued by specific communities, and/or addressing populations not well-served by other programs. Read on to meet our newest community partners!
We’re thrilled to announce nine awardees for the Parenting/Caregiver Education and Support funding opportunity! With a total investment of $1,400,000 over 2.5 years, these awards will support community organizations delivering community centered, relationship-based support through information and services provided to parents of children birth to age 5.
Communities of Opportunity (COO) is now accepting applications for consultants to help develop and facilitate the COO Learning Community — a community-led sharing and learning platform.
COO is actively seeking a qualified representative from a COO Geographic or Cultural Community partnership to join the COO Governance Group. Apply by August 31, 2018.
In honor of National Book Lovers Day, we partnered with the Seattle Public Library to create a list of books for kids, teens, and young adults that reflect the many facets of our Best Starts for Kids community. Happy reading!
Forty years of collective experience has shown that high-quality, community-based support during pregnancy, birth, and early parenting saves lives. The struggle for equity and the wellbeing of our children begins before birth. This is urgent and there is no time to waste.
We want everyone to be able to enjoy our beaches and pools safely. So how can you make sure your day at the beach is just that? We teamed up with Public Health Insider to bring you these water safety tips and resources.
Best Starts for Kids is hiring two positions to join our Help Me Grow team.
As part of hundreds of Summer Learning Day celebrations across the country last week, we visited two sites where Southwest Youth and Family Services, Geeking Out Kids of Color, and Arts Corps are providing technology and arts education for youth at King County Housing Authority sites.
Communities of Opportunity staff and partners recently had the opportunity to connect with King County Executive Dow Constantine and Chief People Officer Whitney Abrams to share more about their work to create greater racial, economic, and health equity that enables all people in King County to thrive and prosper.
COO is creating a Learning Community — a platform for learning and sharing knowledge — to build capacity and accelerate the impact of organizations creating greater social, racial, economic, and health equity.