School’s Out Washington is pleased to announce that SSB 6163, Expanded Learning Opportunities Council, was passed out of the House and is on its way to the Governor’s desk for signature.
Our deepest appreciation and thanks go out to all the partner organizations who supported the advocacy efforts to get this bill passed… The Equity in Education Coalition, Excellent Schools Now Coalition, Youth Development Executives of King County, SOAR, League of Education Voters, Road Map CCER Advocacy Caucus, the members of the Expanded Learning Coalition and all the other organizations and afterschool and youth development providers and many individuals who responded by providing strategic guidance and advocating for this bill. It was truly a collective effort!
We will send out a notice when there is a signing ceremony in Olympia.
Doing work that no single agency can accomplish alone, SOAR builds and strengthens effective partnerships to support children and youth throughout King County. SOAR is seeking a dynamic, energetic, and visionary director to lead this vibrant, growing community-based coalition. If you are committed to the healthy development of children and youth, possess excellent community relation building skills and enjoy working with and guiding diverse constituent groups, we encourage you to apply for this unique, exciting position - Director of SOAR.
The 2014 Feed Your Brain South King County Pilot Project application process is currently open, proposals must be submitted by 5pm March 14, 2014. Learn more about this opportunity and guidelines for how to apply.
The 2014 Feed Your Brain grant application process is currently open, grants due on March 28, 2014. Feed Your Brain addresses the issues of summer learning loss and summertime hunger in rural, high-poverty communities of Washington State. Eligible applicants may apply for up to $5,000 to support a summer program. Learn more about this funding opportunity and guidelines for how to apply.