PW! Update 5-18-18
PW! Prevention Update 5-18-18
Dear Visitor,Calendar – Trainings, Events, Parenting Classes
VIMO Free Hepatitis C Screenings
Saturday, May 19, 10 am – 2 pm, Port Angeles
VIMO is hosting a FREE Hepatitis C Screening this Saturday at their clinic: 819 Georgiana Street, Port Angeles. See the event flyer for risk factors, symptoms, and other information on Hep. C.
Webinar: Inside the Grantmaker’s Black Box: What Really Happens After You Push “Submit” On Your Grant Proposal
Tuesday, May 22, 9 am – 10:30 am, Online
This training, presented by GrantsMagicU, is FREE to anyone who is a member of Washington Nonprofits. Participants will learn about “the 8 typical "Checkpoints" your proposal has to clear on its way from It's Deadline Day to You Got the Grant.” Membership in Washington Nonprofits is based on the size of your agency’s budget; for non-profits with an annual budget of $50,000 or less, the membership fee is only $45. To learn more about the costs and perks, such as free and discounted trainings, visit the Washington Nonprofits Membership web page.
Abuse Prevention and Intervention
Wednesday and Thursday, May 30-31, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Port Angeles
This FREE training, sponsored by the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe and presented by Outcomes and Operations, LLC, will cover the entire spectrum of violence prevention and intervention. Lunch is provided and certificates of completions will be distributed at the end of the second day. For more information on the event, trainers, and where to RSVP, click on the link above.
Job Postings – Volunteers Needed
Nationally Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician, First Step
First Step Family Support Center is seeking a volunteer to become a Nationally Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician to assist parents with fitting car seats.
Visitor Center Volunteer, Port Angeles
The Port Angeles Visitor Center is looking for volunteers who are good with people, love Port Angeles, and are willing to spend a few hours each week meeting and helping people from all over the world. Interested persons should call the Visitor Center at 360-452-2363 or just stop the Center to learn more.
Albert Haller Foundation Grants
The application for the 2018 Albert Haller Foundation Grants was issued this week. Funding priorities, as directed by Albert Haller’s will, are: “those organizations which provide food, housing, clothing, medical care and other programs that may enhance and enrich the lives of the poor and needy of Clallam County.” There will be an informational session on June 13th at 12:00 at the United Way office (1601 E. Front Building 2) for new applicants and anyone with questions; please call the United Way office at (360) 457-3011 to register. Please email email@example.com for a copy of the application or with any questions. Completed applications are due Monday, July 9.
Street Outreach Program
The Street Outreach Program, funded through the federal Family and Youth Services Bureau, offers support to provide street-based services to runaway, homeless, and street youth. Programs will increase young people’s personal safety, social and emotional well-being, self-sufficiency, and help them build permanent connections with families, communities, schools, and other positive social networks. Deadline: June 20.
Pride Foundation Community Grants
The Pride Foundation is looking for ideas, projects, and strategies from community organizations that work to enhance the lives and address the needs of LGBTQ youth, adults, and families. Deadline: June 29.
Open Meadows Foundation
The Open Meadows Foundation funds project lead by, and that benefit, women and girls. They are looking for projects focused on activism, political change, and empowerment. The maximum grant awarded is $2,000. Applicants must have an organizational budget of $75,000 or less. Deadline: August 15.
News / Research
Youth United – Varsity Letter for Volunteer Service Expands to Sequim and Crescent
Congratulations to the United Way of Clallam County for expanding the Youth United program, which awards a varsity letter to high school students who complete at least 145 hours of volunteer service between April 1 – March 31, to both Sequim High School and Crescent High School. The program began at Port Angeles High School in 1992. Read more in this week’s Sequim Gazette or visit the Youth United web page.
Discipline Disparities for Black Students, Boys, and Students with Disabilities
This GAO report found that black students, boys, and students with disabilities were disproportionately disciplined (e.g., suspensions and expulsions) in K -12 public schools. “These disparities were widespread and persisted regardless of the type of disciplinary action, level of school poverty, or type of public school attended.” Specifically, the researchers found
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