Feb/29/2012 Please join us for an empowering workshop on February 29th: “Grassroot​s Advocacy and Organizing​”

Posted by cwilliams • February 29th, 2012

Greetings Western Addition Service Providers,

I hope that you will be able to join us for an excitingworkshop on February 29th with NTanya Lee and current staff of ColemanAdvocates in which they will share and discuss strategies for communityadvocacy (including city budget advocacy). Their strategies andexperience may add some very useful skills to your “toolkit”as a community advocate, and will certainly foster a productive discussionregarding strategies to advocate for our shared priorites! PleaseRSVP to me by Monday February 27th at kemi@womenscommunityclinic.org to let me know that you will be able to join us.

“Grassroots Advocacy & Organizing: Winning Community Change fromCity Hall”

Trainers: NTanya Lee, Chelsea Boilard, Neva Walker (current and formerstaff, Coleman Advocates for Children & Youth)

Wednesday, February 29th, 10am-noon, African American Arts and CultureComplex, 3rd Floor, 762 Fulton Avenue

Join us for an interactive advocacy workshop that will strengthen yourability to effectively advocate for your community. Participants will:

*Learn how to develop and use a Power Analysis chart to plan a campaign
*Learn how to use a Strategy Chart to make best use of your allies + resourcesand get the votes you need to win
*Learn about effective models for supporting low-income families’ leadershipso they advocate effectively on their own behalf
*Develop a mock advocacy city budget Campaign Plan
We look forward to seeing you at this fantastic workshop.

-Western Addition Service Providers Cohort Steering Committee

Save the Date for HYSTERIA:May 10,2012-Featuringa festive reception, silent auction, and special comedy perfomance!

Kemi Role
Western Addition Health Training (WAHT)Program Director
Women’s Community Clinic
1833 Fillmore St, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
415-379-7800 (main line)
415-820-7371 (direct)
415-379-7804 (f)
**Please note I am not in the office on Monday.

Feb/28/2012 FREE Parenting Series at Community College SF

Posted by cwilliams • February 28th, 2012

City College of San Francisco is announcing the Spring 2012 Parenting Series. Classes are open to All Parents and Free of Charge. Please see the attached flyer for more information regarding the classes.

Parenting Flyer-SPRING 2012

Feb/27/2012 Citywide Custodian Recruitmen​t

Posted by cwilliams • February 27th, 2012

IMPORTANT NOTE: Applicants who previously applied for 2708 CustodianMUST REAPPLY in order to be considered for future vacancies.


City and County of San Francisco – San Francisco Airport Commission

2708 Custodian

This position will be officially announced from February 17-24 – this is where all the details on how to apply and what documents are needed to apply are listed. You will not be able to apply until February 27- March 2. All information can be found atwww.jobaps.com/sf.

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and other San Francisco Cityand County departments will be accepting applications for custodial positions.While the Airport has more requirements than citywide positions, you should consider working for SFO because:

· The Airport has thelargest number of custodians at approximately 60% so chances of being selected are greater.

· The Airport is anexciting place to work and you will interact with people from all over the world.

· You willlearn skills not available in all city departments.

· To learn more about SFO Custodians go to:http://www.flysfo.com/web/page/download/about/jobs/pdf/SFO_Custodians.pdf

Don’t miss this opportunity to work at the Airport

Apply February 27- March 2, 2012

How to Apply: Citywide Employment Opportunities webpage: www.jobaps.com/sf

Tips: Carefully review the job description and qualification section of the announcement-You must show on your application that you meet the minimum qualifications.Write full sentences; do not abbreviate words in your application.

Verification of Education/Experiencecan be requested anytime during the recruitment process,but we advise you to submit verification with your application. Below are some examples for gathering verification documents.

Current or previous employment: On employer’s letterhead paper, make sure your name, job title, description of jobduties and your dates of service are all listed. Also, the employer must date and sign the letter.

Closed Business: Provide copy of income tax paperwork, end of year pay stub, copies of performance appraisal/evaluation or any other documents that describe job duties performed.

Self Employed: Provide a copy of a contract or get a letter from someone whom you have done business with. The letter or contract should have the following information: your name, the company’s name you have done business with, a description of services provided, dates of service, and signature of the owner or representative of the business.

Criminal History: There may be up to three levels of criminal checks, California Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation and United States Customs. Readeach form very carefully, as they are different. Dishonesty may prevent hiring or result in termination if discovered after hiring. A criminal record does not necessarily prevent you from being hired.

After submitting your application, make sure to view the study and sample test materials on the Department of Human Resources website: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=374

Feb/26/2012 SAVE THE DATE: February 26, 2012 – We Connect Health Enrollment and Resource Fair

Posted by cwilliams • February 26th, 2012

Dear Community Partner,

SAVE THE DATE &inform your clients!

Date:Sunday, February 26, 2012

Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Location: John O’Connell High School

2355 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA, 94110

WE Connect Health Enrollment and Resource Fair is coming to SAN FRANCISCO.

WE Connect, an entity of The California Endowment, has partnered with United Way of the Bay Area to host a health care enrollment and community resource fair in San Francisco.

The goal of this event is to assist a minimum of 500 lower income individuals with information and resources, help families enroll into low cost and no cost affordable health care, connect them to other money-saving opportunities and offer free medical screenings.

This will be a great resource to share with your clients in need of these important services.

Event detailsand flier are attached to this email.

Thank you for your interest and partnership.

Golden Gate to Health Insurance (GGHI) Network

San Francisco Health Plan


Posted by cwilliams • February 25th, 2012

Hi All!

It’s that time again. CYMC is now recruiting youth interns for our 2012 Spring session. We are hiring a cohort of 12 youth, who will learn how to produce, shoot and edit a profile of an inspirational person in their community. Final projects will become part of our “Reel Hood Heroes” film series collection.

What: Youth Media After-School Internship
When: March 1-June 14 (14 wks)
Schedule: Tuesday/Thursday 4-6:30, Wednesday 2-5
Earn: High School Credit & $600 stipend based on attendance/project completion.

CYMC’s programs integrate building voice and identity through storytelling, hands-on technology training, and arts appreciation opportunities. CYMC youth interns sharpen their communication, technology, and critical thinking skills to help prepare them for success in the 21st Century.

I have attached a printable flier and our application. Once applications are submitted, youth candidates will be contacted for a short interview. Applications are due on Feb. 25th 2012.

For more information, feel free email mailto:info@cymc415.com

With Respect,

Leah Weitz
Media Manager

Feb/25/2012 Upcoming Bayview Health & Wellness Fair

Posted by cwilliams • February 25th, 2012

Dear Neighbors and Community Partners:

Student’s from UCSF’s School of Pharmacy and UCSF’s Children’s Health Hut have partnered with the Bayview YMCA to offer an upcoming Health & Wellness Fair on Saturday, February 25th from 12noon – 4pm. Please help them promote a healthy lifestyle by spreading the word and inviting community residents to join us for this event where they can receive a variety of free healthcare screenings and health education materials. A brief listing of some of the free screenings are included on the attached flyer.

We’re hoping to have a strong turnout for this event so please feel free to forward the attached flyer to your community networks and please feel free to contact me with any questions.

Bayview Y and UCSF Health and Wellness Fair 02-25-12


Damon C. Lew

Assistant Director, Community Relations
Community & Government Relations
3333 California Street, Suite 103
San Francisco, CA 94143-0463
Ph: (415) 514-2651
Fax: (415) 476-3541
Email: dlew@cgr.ucsf.edu

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Feb/24/2012 February 22-24 | 4th Annual National Prisoner’s Family Conference

Posted by Richard • February 24th, 2012

A Project of Community SOLUTIONS of El Paso

Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 22-24, 2012

Register now for the 4th Annual National Prisoner’s Family Conference atwww.solutionsforelpaso.org.

Call for Presentations: Deadline is July 31, 2011.

Phone: 915-861-7733

Feb/24/2012 High School Junior Summer Internship and other Programs

Posted by cwilliams • February 24th, 2012

The deadline for the application is March 4th. Available to low-income juniors in the bay area with at least a 3.0 GPA.

For those that actually might have wanted this information, here is the link:


Feb/24/2012 Job opportunit​y with CHP

Posted by cwilliams • February 24th, 2012

Please follow the link below for more information.

Feb/24/2012 Khol’s Cares Scholarshi​p Program-De​adline March 15, 2012

Posted by cwilliams • February 24th, 2012

Every year, Kohl’s recognizes and rewards young volunteers (ages 6-18) across the country for their amazing contributions to their communities. This year, Kohl’s will award more than 2,200 kids with over $440,000 in scholarships and prizes.

Please follow the link below for more information: