As families begin to look for summer programs and sign their kids up, we asked our partner Seattle Children’s PlayGarden to share a few simple tips for making enrollment inclusive for families that include a child with a disability.
Public Health’s Communicable Disease and Immunization Section is hiring a Disease Research and Intervention Specialist – Perinatal Hepatitis B Disease Investigator. This position works directly with the Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program team including epidemiologists, Public Health Nurses, Disease Research and Intervention Specialists, and program managers within the Immunization Program. The successful candidate will have…
Congratulations to the Washington Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (WCAAP) for their Best Starts for Kids Adolescent Immunization Partnership award! They will receive up to $440,000 over two years. Read on to learn more about an Immunization Improvement Partnership.
King County is now an official Help Me Grow member! Why is this exciting? Help Me Grow is a national model. Now that King County is an approved member, we can move forward working with communities and families to build Help Me Grow in King County so that families can access the support they need, when, how and where they need it. When communities, families and caregivers build Help Me Grow, they can make it work best for them. Read on to meet the people behind Help Me Grow and learn more.
Best Starts for Kids would like to evaluate the Technical Assistance that is offered to applicants to help prepare proposals for Best Starts funding. Read on to find the survey link and be entered to win a raffle for one of three $50 gift cards.
This month we saw youth from across our Best Starts for Kids community coming together to celebrate Black History Month and raise their voices to be heard over the politics of adults. Check out these photo galleries for highlights from a few of our partners’ Black History Month celebrations.
Best Starts for Kids is hiring a Policy & Program Manager (Program Manager III) to provide high-level project management to Best Starts for Kids investments in 5 – 24 year olds.
Public Health – Seattle & King County is hiring a Policy Manager (Health Services Administrator I) responsible for planning, implementing, directing and evaluating the maternal and child health policies and programs for Public Health. This leader will provide strategic direction for Best Starts for Kids implementation and policy leadership for all facets of Public Health’s…
For those interested in the Stopping the School-to-Prison Pipeline Community Supports RFP, but who were unable to join the live webinar or attend an information session, the webinar recording is now available. Click here to view the request for proposals and apply on ZoomGrants.
Beginning this week, about 15,000 randomly chosen families with children in elementary school will receive a letter asking them to take the Best Starts for Kids Health Survey to help Best Starts for Kids answer these important questions about our kids’ health and well-being. Here are 7 things families should know about the Best Starts for Kids Health Survey.
As we reflect on 2018, so many Communities of Opportunity partners have organized for a more racially just and equitable region. For example, COO partner organizations mobilized over 250 people to serve in critical leadership roles to advance change in communities. Check out some of the other inspiring 2018 numbers from Best Starts for Kids and…