Head over to the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY) for a brief overview of S.B. 256 before taking action of your own by visiting Help Homeless Kids Now and personalizing the letter template before sending it to your senator. This bill, if passed, will have incredible impacts on the lives of … Continue reading Advocating for S.B. 256 – Homeless Children and Youth Act of 2015 → Continue reading
Multilingual Education for a 21st Century Economy Act Visit and share our FB page… https://www.facebook.com/sb1174advocates Executive Summary A large percentage of California’s public school children are English language learners, and this number is constantly growing. In June of 1998 Proposition 227 was passed. Proposition 227 is a piece of legislation that was focused on implementing […] Continue reading
I’m a big fan of Denice Frohman. I thought some of you might appreciate this piece of poetry regarding NCLB. Another example of creative advocacy, although it would be even better if she suggested concrete steps to create change.
I came across this incredible speech and thought I would share it. I think you all can appreciate how she used good advocacy principles: resonance, reason, redescription, etc.
If any of you are considering attending the CAEYC conference, I want to urge you to try to fit in the Legislative Day on Wednesday, March 4, the day before the conference begins. Registration for the event is free, and I think you would love(!) the opportunity that it presents. … Continue reading
The Klamath Basin has been in the forefront of national attention due to contentious resource issues including water allocation, water quality, and threatened endangered species. The Klamath River has been the third-largest producer of salmon on the West Coast, following closely behind the Sacramento and Columbia rivers. In 2002, a massive die-off of over 33,000 […] Continue reading
I have attached a short Prezi Presentation on the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, which is the largest global organization providing funding for Type 1 Diabetes research.
Visit: http://www.jdrf.org to become more educated on the advocacy for and… Continue reading