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In This Issue: Nonprofit Board Training, Youth in CA, Schools, and Sand Castles
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June 23, 2014

Sand Castles by the Sea

Join in on this non-competitive family event.
Thursday, July 3
Howe Drive Behind Fred Endert Pool
Noon - 3:00pm

Nonprofit Board Training

How to Develop and Excellent Board and Excellent Board Members with Guia Hiegert.
Thursday, July 24
8:30am - 2:00pm
Howonquet Hall
Light Breakfast & Lunch will be provided

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Students to get formal say in district accountability process

OAKLAND -- Unlike many California students advocating for the same platform, Oakland and Emeryville students will have a formal role in overseeing the new school funding law that provides more local control and promises transparency.

Last week both the Emeryville and Oakland school districts said that students will participate in the engagement process of the Local Control Funding Formula, which began this school year and is aimed at improving services for the most disadvantaged students. In the next couple of weeks, the school boards are reviewing and expected to vote on the policies.

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Youth Visiting Del Norte

Local youth and adult allies are hosting young people from throughout California in back- to-back convenings last few weeks. The first convening brought together representatives from the five northern Building Healthy Communities sites, including East Oakland, East Salinas, Richmond, South Sacramento, and Del Norte and the Adjacent Tribal Lands. The second convening involves the Building Healthy Communities Statewide Youth Steering Committee, consisting of youth representatives from all 14 BHC sites in California from Del Norte County to San Diego.

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About Building Healthy Communities

Building Healthy Communities is a 10 year initiative where Del Norte and Adjacent Tribal Lands residents are taking action to make where they live healthier.

The goal: create places where children are healthy, safe and ready to learn.

Partners include:
  • First 5 Del Norte
  • Sutter Coast Hospital
  • Del Norte Health Care District
  • Patricia D. & William B. Smullin Foundation
  • S.H. Cowell Foundation
  • Humboldt Area Foundation
  • Wild Rivers Community Foundation
  • The California Endowment
Your zip code shouldn't determine how long youlive, but it does. Health Happens Here challenges us to think about health beyond doctor visits and diets.  We have the power to make health happen where we live, learn, and play.
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