DCYF News, Events, Training and Professional Development, and Funding Opportunities
September 2017 DCYF Newsletter
Making San Francisco a great place to grow up!
DCYF Grantees: DCYF University Accepting Applications for Pilot Program
Want to be a Youth Development Trainer?

Interested in being a Certified Trauma Informed Care program?

DCYF University is the place for you!

DCYF University will provide an opportunity for staff and programs to become “Specialists” by delving deeper into specific subject matter. Within this pilot we are offering three areas of Specialization:

  • Youth Development Best Practices with a Training of the Trainer focus
  • Youth Development Best Practices with a Trauma Informed focus
  • Youth Leadership, Empowerment and Advocacy with a Staff focus

Hurry! Applications for DCYF University are  due by Friday September 22, 2017.
DCYF After School Snack & Supper Program Sites
Every weekday during the school year, anyone age 18 and under can get a free after school snack and supper at sites throughout the City! No proof of need, registration, or identification is required in order to receive a snack or supper. The only requirement: arrive at a designated site during the site’s serving time.

Click the button below for complete list of program sites, addresses, and serving times, or call the San Francisco Services Call Center at 3-1-1 or the United Way Helplink line at 2-1-1.   
Need More Info About DACA? Visit Our Help is Here Page
On September 5 the Trump Administration directed U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. In response to this change in policy, DCYF updated the Immigrant Families and DREAMers section of the Help is Here page on our website with next steps and resources for DACA recipients . If you know of other resources that should be included on this page please contact Emily Davis .

On Saturday, September 23 the SF Office of Civic Engagement & Immigrant Affairs will host a DACA Renewal Workshop & Information Session . The workshop is free of charge, but registration is required. Visit this link for more information .
Join Us at the Tenderloin Stop the Violence Hip-Hop Festival
On Saturday, September 23 the Tenderloin Stop the Violence Coalition, will host Stop the Violence - A Multicultural Hip-Hop Festival from 10am to 5pm on Jones Street between McAllister and Eddy street. The Festival will be a time of healing, community building, and fun for the people who live and work in the Tenderloin. The event will feature performances by San Quinn, Yung Lott, Lil Kayla, and DJ Rick Lee , as well a resource fair, arts and crafts, free food, and much more.

Want to host a resource table or an activity at the Festival? The TL Stop the Violence Coalition would love to have you! Click the button below to register.
Get Ready for Lights On Afterschool
Lights On Afterschool is an annual nationwide event  celebrating afterschool programs and their important role in the lives of children, families, and communities . This year Lights On Afterschool will take place on Thursday, October 26. Click the button below to get Lights On celebration ideas and to register your Lights On event.
Come Work With Us
DCYF is hiring a Contracts & Compliance Coordinator. Applications are due by September 27 at 5pm.
Next SPWG Meeting: Monday, October 2
The Service Provider Working Group (SWPG) of the Children and Youth Fund Oversight & Advisory Committee (OAC) will meet on Monday, October 2 from 3:30pm to 5pm at the Boys & Girls Club, 380 Fulton street. SPWG meetings are open to any agency that serves children, youth, and families in San Francisco.
DCYF Office Closed October 9
The DCYF office will be closed on Monday, October 9 in observance of the Columbus Day holiday.
Next OAC Meeting: Monday, November 13
The Children and Youth Fund Oversight & Advisory Committee will take a recess in October, and will meet next on Monday, November 13  at 5:30pm in the DCYF office, 1390 Market, Suite 900. All OAC meetings are open to the public. 
   DCYF Planning Update
Please check this  Planning Update section every month  to stay current on DCYF’s planning activities. 

Applications for the 2018-2023 DCYF Request for Proposals and Request for Qualifications are due by 5pm on Monday, September 25. 

All links to the RFP and RFQ and associated documents are posted on the RFP Landing Page on the DCYF website

Training & Professional Development, Funding, and Employment Opportunities
Other News & Highlights
News from Our Grantees
Have something you would like to add to the Other News & Highlights section? Send it to info@dcyf.org by noon on the third Wednesday of the month.
Photo Round-Up
Four of Our Favorite Images from the Last Month
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