May/31/2013 Western Addition Beacon Center 05.21.2013

Posted by cwilliams • May 31st, 2013

I know everyone is busy with the school year coming to an end and I wanted to send an update with our last events before we kick off the summer.

Wed May 29th is our last adult salsa dance class for this school year.  We will be offering adult fitness classes, as well as other adult programming over the summer; flyers and final schedule to follow.
Please join us for our 1st Annual End of the Year Carnival on Friday May 31st 3pm to 6pm at John Muir ES on the yard.  See flyer attached. If you are interested in volunteering please let me know.

Please as always help us spread the word, it is greatly appreciated.

And if you have any questions feel free to contact me.

Event – EOY Carnival 05.31.2013

Tulsi Pi

Family and Community Outreach Coordinator


May/31/2013 Urban Ed Academy Charity Fundraiser hosted by SF 49er NaVorro Bowman- Last Call

Posted by cwilliams • May 31st, 2013

Urban Ed Academy is supported by Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, former Mayor of San Francisco Willie Brown, as well as current Mayor Ed Lee and Board of Supervisors District 10 representative Malia Cohen.

For Tickets and Details About the Event, Visit us at

For More Information About Urban Ed Academy, Visit us at

Can’t make it to the event? Donate today at

May/30/2013 San Francisco Transporta​tion Plan Authority Board Workshop – May 30, 2013

Posted by cwilliams • May 30th, 2013

The San Francisco County Transportation Authority (Authority) will convene a half-day workshop with the Authority Board to discuss the San Francisco Transportation Plan – the city’s blueprint for transportation investment between now and 2040. The plan is designed to help the city achieve its environmental and economic goals as we improve the way people travel in and around San Francisco.

To view the agenda and additional materials for the workshop scheduled for Thursday, May 30 from 1:30-5:30 pm at the Authority’s offices, 1455 Market Street, 22nd Floor, please visit our website at While not required, RSVPs are appreciated to help ensure ample seating for all attendees. Additionally, a web-based option to tune into the meeting may be available, including viewing the presentation slides in real-time, and hearing audio of meeting participant discussion. Request to be notified if this web-based option is available.
For special accommodations or language assistance, please call 415.593.1670 at least 72 hours in advance. For more information about the San Francisco Transportation Plan, visit or call 415.593.1670.

El Plan de Transporte de San Francisco es el plan de 25 años de la ciudad para identificar metas, necesidades y prioridades de inversión para  nuestro sistema de transporte. Ayudará a moldear la siguiente generación de proyectos de transporte y mejorará la forma en que la gente viaja dentro y en los alrededores de San Francisco. Para obtener más información o para darnos sugerencias, por favor llame a la línea directa del Plan de Transporte de San Francisco al 415.593.1670. Para adaptaciones especiales o ayuda con el idioma, por favor llame al 415.593.1670. con por lo menos con 72 horas de anticipación.

三藩市交通計劃是該市的25年計劃,以確定我們交通系統的目標、需求和投資優先次序。這將有助於制定下一代的交通項目並改善人們在三藩市內及該市附近的外出交通方式。我們希望聽  的意見!我們應該著重哪些方面?對您來講甚麼是最重要的?欲瞭解詳情或向我們提出您的建議,請致電三藩市交通計劃的熱線電話 415.593.1670. 如有特別需求或語言協助,請至少提前72小時致電415.593.1670

May/30/2013 5/30 Job Fair Southeast Community Facility

Posted by cwilliams • May 30th, 2013

May/30/2013 Women’s Health Leadership Institute Training for Community Health Workers

Posted by cwilliams • May 30th, 2013

Women’s Health Leadership Institute Training for Community Health Workers

Please see below for this training opportunity.


Are you an experienced Community Health Worker (CHW) who wants to make a difference in your community?

Are you interested in learning how to be more effective in addressing social determinants of health in your community?

Do you want to learn new skills which can help you become a more effective leader?

Do you want to gain the skills to help you successfully implement a solution to a public health problem in your community?


If you answered yes to these questions, the Women’s Health Leadership Institute’s (WHLI) Community Health Worker Workshop may be right for you.


What is the WHLI?

WHLI is a national initiative of the Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health (DHHS-OWH). The purpose is to train and support experienced Community Health Workers in leadership development to enhance their capacity to influence change in their communities.


When and where will the CHW Training Workshop be held?

The CHW Workshop is: August 7-9, 2013 in the San Francisco Bay Area, CA.  Workshop hours are 8:30am-5pm.


What does the CHW Workshop cost?

The workshop and all materials are free.  NOTE: Applicants are responsible for their own travel,


What else do I need to know?

Everyone who completes the training will be expected to implement a Community Action Project using the skills they gained.  (See CHW FAQs for more information)


How do I apply?

Please see the attached application for more details and instructions or download an application at (click on link: Participate).  Please submit your application by June 21, 2013.

CHW Application with points- for Region IX- final 5-22-13

May/30/2013 College Scholarshi​p

Posted by cwilliams • May 30th, 2013


Introducing the Kapor College Bound Brotherhood 2.0 Scholarship.

The scholarship is made available to graduating African American Male seniors in the amounts of up to $1,500 for 2 year studies and up to $3,500 for 4 year studies. The deadline is Monday, JUNE 3. There is no GPA requirement for this scholarship however there are some commitments that must be made of young men in order to be eligible to apply, one of which is being associated with a College Bound Brotherhood affiliate organization such as our organization, Bayview Association for Youth/ 100%.  The second commitment is attendance of the College Bound Brotherhood 2.0 Gathering which will be held on Wednesday, June 19, 2013.  We would love the opportunity to connect with eligible high school graduates (black males) as well as black male high school juniors and discuss this dynamic opportunity. Attached is a flier for the scholarship that could be shared with your networks. For more information, please contact Will Paris at 415- 574-7086 or or Diane Gray (contact below).

Diane Gray

Executive Director

Bayview Association for Youth

100% College Prep Institute

May/30/2013 Summer Jobs+ Weekly Job Vacancies, Week of 5.28.2013

Posted by cwilliams • May 30th, 2013

Dear Non-Profit Partners,


We hope that you had an enjoyable holiday weekend! To help you ease back into the work week, we are highlighting two exciting opportunities at SF Summer Jobs+ this week!


First, PUMA will be opening a new mobile store in San Francisco this summer in celebration of America’s Cup. This means they are hiring for Store Sales Associates/Supervisors positions. This is an exciting opportunity for youth who have experience or interest in sports and/or retail.


Second, there is an compelling internship opportunity with New ERA. This is a Youth Organization that helps raise financial awareness by training their interns on community financial issues, community organizing, campaign strategies and community engagement. This internship is only offered to those between the ages of 14-17, so please pass this opportunity along to all eligible youth.


Don’t forget that there are still 50+ active, open positions/internships posted on Companies such as Uniqlo, Lowe’s, America’s Cup & UPS are hiring so please encourage youth to express interest as soon as possible.


Thank you for your continued support!


Kind Regards,


The MatchBridge Team

May/29/2013 Join us! 1-2-3 Magic Parenting Series!

Posted by cwilliams • May 29th, 2013

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1-2-3 Magic + and more!

Positive Parenting Solutions

This dynamic workshop series has been a HUGE SUCCESS for our parents, and we would love for  your family to join us!


When:  8 consecutive Wednesdays, April 10 to May 29, 6pm-8pm


Where: Our Family Coalition Office, 1385 Mission St., Ste. 340, San Francisco


Registration: Click here to register.  Registered participants are encouraged to attend all eight sessions and will be entered into a raffle to win gift cards and other great prizes!


This initiative is FREE of charge and open to all parents in the Bay Area. Family dinner and childcare included with RSVP!    


What: 1-2-3 Magic is a program that incorporates curriculum-based and positive discipline techniques for dealing with difficult behaviors in children, delivering effective parenting solutions to millions of families worldwide. This simple, yet powerful approach to disciplining kids has won rave reviews from parents, educators and professionals.


We will also include additional curriculum to incorporate the unique needs of our LGBTQ families!

About the Facilitator:

Shoshana Rosenberg is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a private psychotherapy practice in the East Bay, working with adults, children and families. She has extensive experience working with birth, adoptive, foster and intergenerational families. She also teaches and facilitates many workshops on topics such as attachment, ADHD, childhood anxiety, childhood trauma and parenting.


What past parent participants have said about the OFC 123 Magic Series:

“What a change! I feel more confident and in control of my family.”

“…what a valuable resource!”


 Hosted by: Our Family Coalition 

Brought to you by The LGBTQ Family Collaborative 

Special thank you to our co-sponsor: Family Builders

Made possible through the support of

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Our Family Coalition promotes the equality and well-being  of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer families with  children. We foster community leadership in advocacy efforts that  promote social justice.
Headquarters: 1385 Mission Street, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA 94103

May/29/2013 Bloom Justice Garden Party!

Posted by cwilliams • May 29th, 2013

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May/29/2013 Community Conversati​on on Inclusive Immigratio​n Reform!

Posted by cwilliams • May 29th, 2013

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 A Community Conversation on LGBT Inclusive Comprehensive Immigration Reform Wednesday, May 29 5:30-7:30pm
Do you have questions about the proposed Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill?
Do you want to better understand what’s at stake for LGBT and immigrant communities?
Panelists will discuss various aspects of the reform, including family unity, asylum, and detention issues, pathway to citizenship, and other measures that will greatly impact our diverse LGBT and immigrant communities. You will also have a chance to get answers for your thought-provoking questions! RSVP today to save your seat.
When: Wednesday, May 29, 5:30-7:30pm    Where: The San Francisco Public Main Library, 100 Larkin St., Latino/Hispanic             Community Meeting Room, Lower Level
Register: Please RSVP here.
This event is FREE!  
Refreshments and activities for children ages 6 and up will be provided.
Featured Panelists: 
Anoop Prasad, Staff Attorney, Asian Law Caucus
Arcelia Hurtado, Immigration Policy Advisor, National Center for Lesbian Rights
Rev. Richard Smith, Vicar, Episcopal Church of St. John the Evangelist
Amy Lin, Student, ASPIRE and Chinese Progressive Association
Facilitated by:  Michael G. Pappas, San Francisco Human Rights Commission
For more information contact: Renata Moreira, OFC’s Policy and Communications Director at or (415) 981-1960
 We hope to see you and your families at the Library on May 29th! 
This Community Conversation is co-sponsored by

Our Family Coalition promotes the  rights and well-being of Bay Area lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender  and queer families with children and prospective parents through education, advocacy,  social networking, and grassroots community organizing.
Headquarters: 1385 Mission Street, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA ·  415-981-1960
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