Saturday, May 10, 2014

Upcoming Community Events...

Sharing upcoming community activities...........

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Chicago Public Schools Social & Emotional Learning Cross Schools Expo (Olive Harvey College)
Schedule: In order to allow participants and exhibitors to visit exhibits and attend workshops, the schedule will be as follows--
8:30 - registration and breakfast
9:00 - opening remarks in auditorium
9:30-10:15 - designated exhibition time
10:30-11:15 - first workshop block
11:30-12:30 - lunch
12:30-1:15 - designated exhibition time
1:30-2:15 - second workshop block
2:30 - closing remarks, raffle prizes, and evaluations

Claire Schu
Tier I Specialist
College & Career Success
Chicago Public Schools
Let us know what you think! Please take a few minutes 
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 This year’s conference will feature engaging workshops covering the topics of health and fitness, youth violence, healthy relationships, and sexuality.
Girls’ Health and Science Day
Friday, May 23, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
University of Chicago – School of Social Administration
969 East 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
Project Exploration:
·         Invites you to bring up to 30 girls in grades 7 – 10.
·         Offers free registration for the event.
·         Will provide lunch for all attendees.
·         Offers partial payment, up to$125.00, for student transportation to and from the conference site.  Please arrange with your preferred bus company and send a copy of the invoice. 
To participate in Girls’ Health and Science Day:
·         Students must be accompanied by at least one adult chaperone.
·         Participants’ names must be provided in advance.
In addition to the workshops for girls, we will once again be offering an Adult Track designed to provide training and information about issues affecting our young girls today. The Adult Track will take place during the same time as the girls’ workshops. Lunch will be provided.
Included in this email, you will find:
·         Invitational flyers for students.
·         Participation roster due by Friday, May 9, 2014.
·         Intake packet due on field trip day for each participant, May 23.
·         An education guide to prepare your girls for Girls’ Health and Science Day.
·         Consent forms for teachers and students.
·            Slots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.  Let me know if you have any questions or would like more information about Girls’ Health and Science Day.
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at Girls’ Health and Science Day!
Syda Segovia Taylor
Director of Programs & Evaluation
4511 S. Evans Avenue, Chicago, IL 60653

Dear Community Partner,
Green Healthy Neighborhoods in Action (GHNA) "Southside SustainabilitySeries"  launches its final workshop next week!
Please share this information with your constituents, post on your community board, send out to your e-mail lists and attend of the workshops!
Partners like you help bring educational programs like the "SouthsideSustainability Series" to the forefront of our communities. Your support in promoting this series will not only help promote sustainability education but also help increase community awareness in principles and practices for community change.
TUESDAY MAY 13th, 2014 from 6:00-7:30pm
"Waste Reduction/Recycling"  
Facilitator: Waste Management
Location: Washington Park Fieldhouse-5531 S. Martin Luther King Dr. Chicago, IL
Description: Ever wonder what happens to the materials in your recycling bin?  Worried that you or your neighbors are trying to recycle materials that might not belong in your bin?  Or, why can't you recycle 100% of the solid waste that leaves your home?
Hope to see you there!

Diane Burnham, MNA
Program Manager- Community Development
South East Chicago Commission
1511 East 53rd Street, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60615
PH: (773) 324-6926 ext. 13

Iona Calhoun-Battiste M.A. 
Anti-Violence Program Director
Quad Communities Development Corporation


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