Save the date for the second Trauma-Informed and Restorative Practices funding opportunity, scheduled to release on February 9. In the mean-time read (or re-read!) this post featuring two local educators doing great work to transform school culture and climate.
Join us for two webinars to share information and resources for upcoming Best Starts funding opportunities. Best Starts’ prenatal to 5 staff will discuss strategies to support healthy child development and family well-being, and share funding opportunities coming this fall. Thinking of applying for Best Starts funding? The following day, the Best Starts data team … Continued
Seeking consultants or organizations to provide technical assistance to applicants – Applications due August 1
The Request for Qualifications to provide technical assistance to community-based organizations needing support in applying for Best Starts funds in 2017 is now available. Applications are due August 1.
“If you could re-invent school, what would you do?” That’s the question staff ask students at Seattle Public Schools’ Interagency Academy. The answer is surprising in its simplicity. “Almost to a person,” says Marcus Harden, a Student Family Advocate at Interagency, “students say they would make school a place where everybody knows you and everybody … Continued
These were just a few of the headlines following the recent launch of the first Best Starts for Kids strategy. The event was hosted by Mother Africa–one of the 27 funded agencies to implement the homelessness prevention approach. “King County announces grants in fight against homelessness” – The Seattle Times and “First Best Starts For … Continued