Out-of-School Time Partners & Friends, here is a rich list of opportunities and events to help you kick off the new year!

Events and opportunities hosted by CASE for Kids

  • CASE for Kids’s first Learning Community of the year – Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. Please register as soon as possible.
  • Winter Symposium – Friday, February 22, 2019 at 8:00 am to 2:15 pm. This is a wonderful opportunity to gain 4.5 hours in OST training and the $40 fee includes lunch. See the attached flyer for more information and register online.
  • Workshop schedules for January and February 2019 are attached. Topics for this upcoming selection of workshops includes empathy and emotion Management in OST, allowing for youth voice in programming, and incorporating STEM activities in OST.

REMINDERS for RFP opportunities shared previously:

  • The RFP for applying to become a direct service provider for CASE for Kids is due January 15, 2019. Please contact Inga Ash at iash@hcde-texas.org if you have any questions regarding the proposal.
  • New York Life Foundation’s RFP for OST programs serving disadvantaged middle school youth is due January, 25 2019. See the website for the application and more information.

Grant opportunity for youth

  • Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation is awarding $400 grants to youth leaders ages 5-25 across the U.S. to create sustainable projects in their communities to end childhood hunger. Learn more at ysa.org/sodexoyouth and encourage your youth to apply by the deadline, February 15, 2019

Upcoming conferences and trainings to add to your calendar!