EDUCATION, NON PROFIT, AND ARTS COMMITTEE
Co Chair Margaret Marmolejo email@example.com
Co Chair Anji Williams firstname.lastname@example.org
Erin Penner email@example.com
Robin McWilliams firstname.lastname@example.org
Coyote Shivers email@example.com
Please contact any member of the committee for information regarding the next meeting.
Meets the fourth Monday of the month at 6:30pm unless noted below.
January meeting date 1/30
The Agenda will be posted at least 72 hours prior to the scheduled meeting at the designated sites as listed at the bottom of the Home Page.
EDUCATION, NON-PROFIT AND ARTS COMMITTEE
MONDAY JANUARY 30TH, 6:30pm
FIRE STATION 82 ANNEX
1800 N. BRONSON AVENUE, L.A., CA 90028
Second Floor Conference Room
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Note: Agenda items may be taken out of order or merged as deemed appropriate.
1. Roll Call
2. Approval of Minutes
3. Public Comment on items not on the Agenda (2 minutes each)
4. Anji - update on the next Childrens Books event at Cheremoya Elementary, including what help may be needed.
5. Coyote - Update on beautification projects around HUNC area, including bridge mural and Kettle Donuts building. Update on funding and artists for these.
6. Erin - update on Clean Streets Awards Ceremony and the Recognition and Award given. Discuss plan to continue Clean Streets and win another award through HUNC in 2017.
7. Erin - update on Homeless projects and what others may do to help.
8. Erin - update on HUNC Youth Council
9. Margaret - Cert Class March 1st - April 12th, Wed's 7-9:30pm, seven classes at Annex. Promo distributed, how to sign up.
10. Committee Member comments not on the agenda.
12. Old/Ongoing business
13. New/Future business
Reconsideration: The Board may reconsider and amend its action on items listed on the agenda if that reconsideration takes place before the end of the meeting at which it was considered or at the next regular meeting. The Board, on either of these two days, shall: (1) Make a Motion for Reconsideration and, if approved, (2) hear the matter and take an action. If the motion to reconsider an action is to be scheduled at the next meeting following the original action, then two items shall be placed on the agenda for that meeting: (1) A Motion for Reconsideration on the described matter and (2) a [Proposed] action should the motion to reconsider be approved. A Motion for Reconsideration can only be made by a Board member who has previously voted on the prevailing side of the original action taken. If a Motion for Reconsideration is not made on the date the action was taken, then a Board member on the prevailing side of the action must submit a memorandum to the Recording Secretary identifying the matter to be reconsidered and a brief description of the reason(s) for requesting reconsideration at the next regular meeting. The aforesaid shall all be in compliance with the Ralph M. Brown Act.
100 + WAYS TO HELP OUR KIDS: LAUSD VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
The following are examples of LAUSD volunteer and partnership opportunities that can
benefit both our schools and you!
SUPPORT ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
• Read to students
• Serve as a guest speaker
• Donate newspapers for instructional programs
• Provide feedback on writing projects
• Assist in literacy programs
• Share science demonstrations
• Provide computer workshops
• Judge science fairs
• Share math in the workplace and the connection to school work
• Teach music
• Guide instrumental music practice sessions
• Provide choral music support
• Share dance skills and techniques
• Assist with choreography
• Design and coordinate murals
• Assist with set design
• Assist with costume design and production
• Provide apprentice programs
• Critique to student presentations
• Share choral reading of student and published writing
• Share photography expertise
• Support art and music appreciation
• Provide physical education coaching
• Assist with curriculum development to relate to life after high school
• Support student service learning and community service projects
• Share financial and contract literacy programs
SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
• Fund teacher conferences
• Provide Executive coaching for principals
• Provide leadership seminars for administrators
• Share industry and personal expertise
• Provide computer support
• Sponsor school retreats
• Sponsor health/CPR certification classes and clinics
• Provide venues and food for professional development meetings
JUMP START STUDENT CAREERS
• Conduct job seeker workshops – from resume writing to mock interviews
• Offer work place problem-solving skills
• Serve as consultants to students operating school-based enterprises
• Provide educational fieldtrips to your facility for students and staff
• Provide on the job training, mentorships and job training for students
• Create and support job shadow days
• Provide job shadows and summer internships for teachers and teaching assistants
• Provide “job skills” workshops and seminars
• Provide entrepreneurial seminars and workshops
ENCOURAGE STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT
• Establish an alumni association of students participating in your program; offer college scholarships
• Display student art work in offices and lobbies
• Provide gift certificates, complimentary tickets, etc for academic success and improvement
• Establish attendance incentives
• Provide scholarships
TUTOR AND MENTOR
• Volunteer as tutors in all areas of the curriculum
• Provide assembly programs stressing good health, safety and character-building
• Provide mentors and tutors for specific students
• Provide personnel to facilitate “dialogue” for various student groups
• Develop apprentice programs
• Serve as a mentor in physical education
• Support study skill development
• Provide supportive services and personalization of the educational experience for students and parents
• Serve as model for life-long recreation, health and wellness
SUPPORT AND DONATE
• Sponsor uniforms and costumes, (Sports, Cheerleading, Drill Team, Theater, etc.)
• Donate audiovisual equipment and sound systems
• Donate books to the library
• Donate math, science, and language materials to laboratories
• Donate new curtains for school auditoriums
• Donate office supplies and surplus equipment
• Provide technical support to students and school staff
• Provide bus transportation or donate entrance fees for educational field trips
• Provide eyeglasses and doctor’s care for identified students
• Provide financial support to the PTSA or Booster Club
• Provide holiday enhancements including educational toys, books, or gift baskets
• Provide printing services for school newspapers, yearbooks, parent handbooks, and programs for special events
• Assist with organizing special school events
• Assist with organization/management of mandatory health exams
• Assist with Back-to-School programs
• Assist with year-end projects
• Provide shop tools
• Provide sewing machines
• Donate fabrics
• Serve on a school Advisory Board
• Sponsor student “clubs” to develop leadership skills and promote interest in your industry
• Provide ongoing support for existing programs including Advancement Via Individual Determination –AVID, Math Engineering Science Achievement-MESA, College Ready
• Assist with field trips
• Commit to at least one hour per week for your employees to assist at schools
BEAUTIFY OUR CAMPUSES
• Paint identified areas of the school
• Plant and maintain school gardens
• Assist in setting up family school work days
• Design and paint school murals
• Commission artists for school beautification designs
ENGAGE OUR PARENTS
• Provide busses for family field trips
• Sponsor museum memberships
• Provide support to school site parent centers
• Provide tickets to museums, games, special events
• Provide leadership workshops
• Support English as a Second Language classes on the school site
• Provide parenting workshops
• Provide event planning workshops and professional development
• Fund parent newsletters
• Supply parent centers with desks, copiers, and supplies
• Donate food for parent meetings
• Provide direct event planning support
• Present at parent nights, speaking about the importance of education and the specific
skills required in your industry
• Purchase new books or computers for school libraries
• Purchase shelving
• Volunteer as a librarian
• Assist students with research
• Provide support for or matching funds for Wonder of Reading Libraries
• Sponsor school reading/literacy events
…BE CREATIVE AND PROVIDE YOUR UNIQUE SUGGESTIONS!
Education and Youth Committee Mission Statement
The Education and Youth Committee aims to bring together HUNC stakeholders to improve
the programs and services for youth and for schools within the HUNC boundaries, to empower
youth and schools, and to develop greater, sustained community support for youth and schools.
For the 2006-2007 school year, we have set the following goals:
Help schools access local resources. Serve as a bridge between schools and the community.
Expand outreach and service to and knowledge of other schools in the HUNC area.
Outreach to school staff and faculty and to community members, particularly parents of students.
Hold quarterly midday meetings for teachers at schools.
Facilitate connections between schools in the area.
Develop a tutoring program between the elementary and secondary schools.
Be responsive to the emerging needs of schools.
Promote youth participation in community events.
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