Department of Education-Performance Partnership Pilots (Deadline: TBD)
The purpose of this funding is to enable pilot sites to test innovative, outcome-focused strategies to achieve significant improvements in educational, employment, and other key outcomes for disconnected youth using new flexibility to blend existing Federal funds and to seek waivers of associated program requirements.
Ober Kaler-Community Grants (Baltimore, MD & Washington, DC) (Deadline: 8/1/16)
This year, the Ober Kaler Community Grants Program will aid nonprofits that administer programs focused on educating, clothing, sheltering or feeding disadvantaged youth in Baltimore City or Washington, D.C.
NJAHPERD-Mini Grant Program for Schools 2016 (New Jersey) (Deadline: 9/30/16)
NJAHPERD’s goal is to support quality program development in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance in New Jersey’s Pre-K – 12 schools and Colleges and Universities.
‘”We always think, well, we’re never going to have integrated schools as long as we have such highly segregated neighborhoods,” [Owens] says. “I want to point out maybe we’ll never have integrated neighborhoods if we have segregated schools.”’
“In an interesting exploration of the link between neighborhood quality and school quality, recent research suggests that income segregation is worsened due to wealthy families’ desire and ability to purchase homes located in the best neighborhoods with the best available schools districts for their kids. We know that housing can impact academic outcomes, and the authors of this research discuss the implications that their findings might have on school and neighborhood integration.”
May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day Webcast, a recording of the event hosted by SAMHSA, features panel discussions about how we can best support children’s mental wellness in school and in our communities. CHHCS Director Dr. Olga Price was a panelist, alongside other school personnel, community leaders, law enforcement officials, and children’s mental health experts.
Children’s Coverage Climb Continues: Uninsurance and Medicaid/ CHIP Eligibility and Participation Under the ACA, a new report from the Urban Institute, examines how participation and uninsurance changed among children who were eligible for Medicaid/CHIP between 2013 and 2014, the first year of implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s major coverage provisions. Medicaid/CHIP participation among eligible children rose by 2.3 percentage points, from 88.7 percent in 2013 to 91.0 percent in 2014, and the number of eligible uninsured children fell from 3.5 million to 2.8 million. By 2014, Medicaid/CHIP participation rates were over 90 percent in 32 states, with larger gains in participation in states expanding Medicaid under the ACA.
2016 Building a Grad Nation Report, recently research by America’s Promise Alliance and the Alliance for Excellent Education, examines the progress and challenges the nation faces in reaching the GradNation goal of a national on-time graduation rate of 90 percent by the Class of 2020.
Child Trends-Project Director, Adolescent Health (Bethesda, MD)
Child Trends is currently seeking a full-time Project Director for Adolescent Health projects. Responsibilities of the position include developing research-based adolescent health content and material, leading client relations, leading project management activities, and overseeing quality control procedures. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in public health, public policy, communications, psychology, sociology, economics, or related field, at least three years of related experience, a track record of successfully managing federal contracts and grants, and experience developing and writing communication and stakeholder outreach plans. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=19090642&t=1
Alliance for a Healthier Generation-Senior Director, Evaluation and Data (Portland, OR)
Alliance for a Healthier Generation is currently seeking a full-time Senior Director of Evaluation and Data. Responsibilities of the position include implementing and monitoring organizational and program level evaluation and data collection plans, interpreting data to inform program planning, identifying and implementing improvements in data-related practices, and facilitating preparation and submission of reports. Qualifications for the position include a Doctoral Degree evaluation, research, epidemiology, measurement, assessment, and/or statistical analysis, five to ten years of experience in analysis and program evaluation, report design, coding and data manipulation and extraction, fluency in a statistical software package, and excellent quantitative skills. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/dJXzkw8t7ccp/
Hunger Free America-Director of Child Nutrition Policy & Programs (New York, NY)
Hunger Free America is currently seeking a full-time Director of Child Nutrition Policy and Programs. Responsibilities of the position include directing policy, outreach, technical assistance, volunteerism, and research work on child nutrition programs, directing the Summer Meals Outreach Program, developing and maintaining positive working relationships with local, state, and federal child nutrition program administrators, and monitoring major child nutrition policy developments. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in social work, public health, nutrition, public administration, public policy, non-profit management, or a related field, prior experience working at either a nonprofit organization or a government agency on outreach and/or policy work relating to child nutrition and/or federal safety net programs, and knowledge of federal child nutrition programs and the NYC school system. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/j2HMTsnxTJNp/
Childcare Network of Evanston-Head Start Director (Evanston, IL)
Childcare Network of Evanston is currently seeking a full-time Head Start Director. Responsibilities of the position include overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Head Start programs, review and analyze monthly financial and statistical reports, design and monitoring an internal auditing program, conducting a community assessment every three years, and directing and implementing programmatic plans and procedures adhering to federal requirements. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in early childhood education or related field, at least five years early childhood education program experience, working knowledge of the state of Illinois Early Learning system, and proficiency in preparing accurate reports, analyzing data and interpreting information. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/B57f6K4m5nxd/
May 12, 2016, 3:00 PM ET. Webinar: Engaging Non-Traditional Partners to Increase Medicaid and CHIP Enrollment. For more information about this event, please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/556123460069519618
May 17, 2016, 1:00 PM EDT. Webinar: Suicidality Among Refugees: Program Approaches and Community Responses. For more information about this event, please visit: https://gulfcoastjewishfamilyandcommunityservices.org/refugee/2016/03/22/register-for-webinar-mental-health-interpretation/
June 12-14, 2016. Niagara Falls, NY: North American Refugee Health Conference. For more information about this event, please visit: http://centerforrefugeehealth.com/north-american-refugee-health-conference
May 18, 2016, 12:30 PM EDT. Webinar: Improving Health in America: How Communities Are Leading the Way. For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/improving-health-in-america-how-communities-are-leading-the-way-tickets-24848314979
May 19, 2016, 1:00-2:00 PM EDT. Webinar: Reducing Disparities in Teen Birth Rates: A National Snapshot from CDC and Examples from the Field. For more information about this event, please visit: https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/s/registrations/new?cid=okbjfdajs2cu