Reconnecting Youth Survey Data Reveal!

By: Emily McRae, AmeriCorps VISTA | August 21, 2018 The Reconnecting Youth Survey (RYS) was conducted in late summer and early fall in 2017 to identify risk and resiliency factors, and barriers to services among youth who are not included in school-based surveys. Surveys were administered to 457 youth between the ages of 14 and 26 years old throughout Santa Fe …

¡Santa Fe Convive! Connecting Parents to Resources

Sarah Cheney, AmeriCorps VISTA | February 6, 2018 Everyone needs resources, but the biggest problem is finding them; ¡Santa Fe Convive! strives to be that connector. Convive focuses on addressing the growing gap of early childhood disparity in Santa Fe County through our bi-monthly “teach and talk” workshops. When they filled out the B2C grant in July, Convive was originally comprised …

Lead Safety and Making Toys from Nature

Emily McRae, AmeriCorps VISTA | January 25, 2018 Several weeks ago, ¡Santa Fe Convive! had the pleasure of hosting Tammy Thomas from the Department of Health to talk about lead in toys and making toys from nature. I must say that I personally found this lecture to be one of our most engaging, relevant, easily understood and implemented topic yet. I …