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Two New Grant Opportunities for Youth Development and Diversion Services

In 2019, more than $40 million will become available to fund community-based, culturally rooted, trauma-informed services for youth in California as alternatives to arrest and incarceration. Thousands of California youth are arrested every year for low-level offenses. Youth who are arrested or incarcerated for low-level offenses are less likely to graduate high school, more likely to suffer negative health-outcomes, and more likely to have later contact with the justice system.

Compensated Opportunity to Join Our Community Advisory Committee!

Exploring the Healthy Meal Landscape in City Heights ABOUT KITCHENS FOR GOOD Kitchens for Good breaks the cycles of food waste, poverty and hunger through innovative programs in workforce training, healthy meal production, & social enterprise. Please visit kitchensforgood.org for more info. PROJECT OVERVIEW In partnership with Price Philanthropies, Kitchens for Good will be conducting a Community-based Collaborative Research project to understand City Heights’ local food landscape and...

A Public School That Not Only Keeps Children Safe, But Heals [nonprofitquarterly.org]

After the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida earlier this year, schools are at the epicenter of national debates on gun violence and mental health. How can teachers and administrators deal with troubled students? And how can they make schools safer for all? It’s not the first time that schools have been asked to address social problems that originate far outside their hallways. In a nation where more than 40 percent of kids are from low-income families, school teachers and...

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