DCYF News, Events, Training and Professional Development, and Funding Opportunities

September 2016 DCYF Newsletter
Making San Francisco a great place to grow up!
This is the First Edition of Our New Newsletter!
All the sections you know and trust are still here, with a spiffy new makeover. We hope you like it! Want to give us feedback? Contact Emily Davis.
DCYF Launches After School Supper Program
Starting on Monday, October 3, seventeen after school sites throughout the city will serve free suppers to youth under age 18. Youth do not have to be participants in programming at a particular site in order to receive a meal. Click below for more info and for the locations of the supper sites. Please help us make this program a success by telling youth and families in your networks about it!
Our Children, Our Families Council Hiring Three New Staff
The Our Children, Our Families Council is hiring a Co-Director, a Family Navigator, and a Senior Analyst. The application period for all three positions closes on 9/29 or 9/30, so get your application in soon! 
October 2016 Oversight & Advisory Committee Meeting Rescheduled to October 18
At the October meeting of the DCYF Oversight & Advisory Committee DCYF will present an overview of priorities identified by DCYF staff in our Community Needs Assessment, and TAYSF representatives will give a presentation on the work of the Citywide Transitional Age Youth Advisory Board. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 18 at 6pm in the DCYF office, 1390 Market Street, Suite 900.
Youth Workforce Providers: Apply for the DCYF YWD Lab
In a sequenced series of hands-on labs, participants will create and implement a plan to increase engagement, voice and choice, relationship development, and other standards that make Youth Workforce Development programs truly impactful for youth.

Hurry: applications are due by September 26! Click below for more info. 
DCYF Grantees: RSVP for the First Quarter Data Cafe
Do some last minute data entry into the CMS alongside other DCYF-funded partners, ask questions about your data, and/or troubleshoot Progress Report issues with the assistance of Xavier Morales, Data & Evaluation Data Analyst at the First Quarter Data Cafe on  September 23 . Coffee, pastries, and wifi will be provided.
DCYF Aligns Future Planning Efforts with City Partners and SFUSD
In early September DCYF brought together representatives from eleven city departments and the SF Unified School District to reaffirm our partnerships and determine the most efficient and effective ways for our departments to work together to improve outcomes for children, youth, and families in San Francisco. At the meeting DCYF established a network of experts from each department to consult during the next phases of our planning process: the creation of our Services Allocation Plan, and our major Request for Proposals. Click Read More for more info about DCYF's Funding Cycle.  
Mayor Lee Swears in Youth Commission Members
On September 8 Mayor Ed Lee swore in the 2016-17 Youth Commissioners. At the first Youth Commission meeting on September 19, DCYF Director Maria Su gave a presentation on the work of DCYF, with a focus on the recently completed Community Needs Assessment. A big welcome to all of the Commissioners - we look forward to working with you!   
Young Community Developers Receives African American Empowerment Collaborative Grant 
On September 1 DCYF announced that the Young Community Developers African American Empowerment Collaborative was awarded a grant to lead efforts to achieve better outcomes for high need, multiple system involved African American youth and families. We are looking forward to working with the Collaborative!
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