Tag Archives: Communities in Schools

¡Poz’Orale!

OSF Team/ October 17, 2018/ Uncategorized

by Jennifer Barreto, AmeriCorps VISTA | October 17, 2018 Santa Fe is rich in art, culture, and diversity. What better way to admire these wonderful attributes than to roll them into a communal gathering in honor of its inhabitants and the changing of seasons? After months of planning, EarthCare proudly presented the first annual Poz’Orale Cookoff on September 30. Roughly 250

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They Came, They Saw, They Volunteered

OSF Team/ September 17, 2018/ Disconnected Youth, Early Childhood Education, K-12 Education, Post Secondary

Molly Timmins, Opportunity Santa Fe Program Coordinator | September 17, 2018 Growing up I always volunteered– through Key Club, Circle K International, Kiwanis and with numerous nonprofits across New York, Maryland, and New Mexico. By being a part of a service club, it made finding volunteer opportunities that matched my interests and skills, easy and accessible. However, for others, finding the

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The Festival of Learning

OSF Team/ May 15, 2018/ K-12 Education

Sarah Raine Cheney, AmeriCorps VISTA | May 15, 2018 According to Wikipedia a festival “is an event ordinarily celebrated by a community and centering on some characteristic aspect of that community and its religion or cultures.” What I particularly like about this definition is that it’s defined as an event celebrated by a community. If you search the word festival on

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Mentoring Movement Gains Momentum

OSF Team/ January 13, 2017/ K-12 Education, Post Secondary/ 0 comments

By: Molly Timmins | January 13, 2017 ​ Year Starts off with a surge in mentoring with a supercharged VISTA behind the wheel.January sees the launch of the Santa Fe Mentoring and Tutoring Collaborative (SFMTC), formerly the CONNECT Collaborative Working Group of the Birth to Career Collaboration, a collective impact initiative supported by the Santa Fe Community Foundation. Its mission is

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Solving Absenteeism by Getting Personal

OSF Team/ September 8, 2016/ K-12 Education, Post Secondary/ 0 comments

By: SFB2C Communications Team | September 8, 2016 How Communities in Schools Gets Results with a Relationships-First Approach Lack of “meaningful relationship” was identified as one of the key root causes for high absenteeism when the District was planning the “Mission Attendance” initiative in 2014, says Dr. James Lujan, the Associate Superintendent at the Santa Fe Public Schools who currently leads the District’s

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