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Making San Francisco A Great Place to Grow Up!

Making San Francisco A Great Place to Grow Up!

DCYF brings together city government, schools, and community based organizations to help children, youth, and families lead lives of opportunity and happiness. Learn more

Making San Francisco a Great Place to Grow Up!


Professional Development Opportunity: RSVP Now for

DCYF grantees: sign up now for "Teaching Resiliency," presented by Candice Davis of Antique Edutainment. Explore strategies and activities to teach young people the personal resiliency to help them survive and thrive. Workshop takes place on October 4 from 9:30am to 12:30pm at the DCYF office.

DCYF Grantees: RSVP for Holistic Path Towards Transformation: Generative Somatics

This workshop will raise participants’ awareness around how our actions, emotions and what is embodied is often a habit and may not inherently align with our values and principles. To transform, we need a holistic, embodied approach. Participants will work together to develop individual declarations (visions), teach practical practices that support each person’s leadership and resilience so that they can be more effective in their work, lives and what they care about and are committed to.

Professional Development Opportunity for DCYF Grantees: Developing Meaningful and Engaging Curriculum

In this creative work experience participants will be lead through a tried and true process and receive tools for planning curriculum that will engage students and develop their skills and socio-emotional literacy. The workshop takes place on October 7 from 9:30am to 12:30pm in the DCYF office.

Community News

Register for the SF Arts Commission's Annual Arts-Focused Youth Conference

Registration is now open for the Every Day Every Way '16 Conference. The conference is free, and will take place on October 13. Get inspiration, experience and practical tools to integrate arts into your site's youth programming. Learn about effective models for collaborating with youth arts organizations. Share successes with youth workers, site coordinators, teaching artists and youth advocates, and share ideas about how to respond to challenges. We hope to see you there!

SF Office of Economic & Workforce Development Announces Open RFP

The Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) is accepting proposals for Invest in Neighborhoods Projects and Business Development - Nonprofit Sustainability Initiative grants. Proposals are due by September 30 at 5pm.

RSVP for the OMI/Excelsior Youth Job Fair

Youth ages 16-24 are invited to RSVP for the OMI/Excelsior Job Fair on Wednesday, September 28. Bring your resume and be ready to engage and connect with over 20 employers!

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