Michael Mocling hosted an eight-session course in food preparation and nutrition awareness for St. Martin de Porres middle school students. This is an especially important topic to instill in students at a young age as residents from the West and East Oakland communities are at high-risk for chronic illnesses such as Diabetes and Obesity.
Be the Change’s senior trainer, Franklin Hysten, hosted a seminar at UC Berkeley’s Tolmnan Hall for more than 20 of ECUC’s program leaders across six sites on April 14. The workshop focused on developing an asset-based approach to instructing students from underserved communities across the East bay. This involved teaching program leaders nonconventional activities that encourage fun […]
On May 4, 2017 Congress passed its final fiscal year (FY) 2017 omnibus spending bill and the President signed the budget bill into law on May 5th, avoiding a government shutdown. Congress increased 21st Century Community Learning Centers funding by $25 million over the FY2016 level, to $1.19 billion. This increase is especially noteworthy following […]
National AfterSchool Association (NAA): Prevent the Dire Consequences of Eliminating Federal Afterschool Funding
PREVENT THE DIRE CONSEQUENCES OF ELIMINATING FEDERAL AFTERSCHOOL FUNDING The recent news about President Trump’s “skinny budget”, proposing the elimination of 21st Century Learning Center funding is heartbreaking and has dire consequences. Cutting out 21st CCLC funding not only affects young people, their families, and our future, but also would take away an estimated 100,000 jobs […]