DC Government: dcdocs@dc.gov:  Wed,  Jun 20, 2018 8:49 am


Learn24 Network Conference: Preparing Youth for College, Career and Life

Last chance to registerRegistration closes at 1:00 pm today for the Institute for Youth Development’s conference this Friday, June 22, 2018. This one-day conference will help youth development practitioners working in out of school time programs across the District. Key influencers in the field are prepared to deliver valuable information to benefit attendees looking to improve their programming. The keynote speaker is Karen J. Pittman, President and CEO, Forum for Youth Investment, a national nonprofit, nonpartisan “action tank” that combines thought leadership on youth development, youth policy, cross-system/cross-sector partnerships and developmental youth practice with on-the-ground training, technical assistance and support.

Limited seats and time remain to register! 

Call for Reviewers: Out-of-School-Time Grant Competitions

The United Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA), is seeking volunteer grant proposal reviewers to assist in reviewing two separate Request for Proposals (RFP) to award close to $2.5 million. United Way NCA is seeking a diverse group of people to review the two School Year grant competitions on behalf of the Office of Out of School Time Grants and Youth Outcomes. Please note: if you are a grant applicant, you are still eligible to review for the other grant competition. For more information on how to serve as a reviewer, please contact Abby Bonder at abonder@uwnca.org.

Commission on Out of School Time Grants and Youth Outcomes Public Meeting

Washington, DC – The Commission on Out of School Time Grants and Youth Outcomes (OST Commission) will hold a public meeting on Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at One Judiciary Square, 441 4th Street NW, Room 1107 South. The OST Commission will vote to adopt the bylaws for the OST Commission and discuss the strategic plan. In addition, the Commission will hear updates from the Office of Out of School Time Grants and Youth Outcomes.

Individuals and representatives of organizations who wish to comment at a public meeting are asked to notify the OST Office in advance by phone at (202) 481-3932 or by email at Learn24@dc.gov. Individuals should furnish their names, addresses, telephone numbers, and organizational affiliation, if any, and if available, submit one electronic copy of their testimony by the close of business on Monday, June 25 at 5:00 pm.

 Community Opportunities

2018 Citywide Truck Touch – Presented by Mayor Muriel Bowser

Come join a variety of DC government agencies on Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm at RFK Stadium for a day full of interactive activities. For more information, please click here.

DC Public Library invites you to participate in the Summer Reading Challenge

Kids, teens and adults can win prizes for reading this summer by participating in the 2018 DC Public Library Summer Challenge. Read 20 minutes each day to keep your mind active and engaged over the summer. To learn how to participate, please visit their website.

Funding Opportunities

D.C. Mayor’s Office of Partnerships and Grant Services Weekly Funding Alert: 

This is a weekly newsletter full of grant opportunities.

The Office of Out of School Time Grants and Youth Outcomes, located in the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education and informed by the Mayor’s Commission on Out of School Time Grants and Youth Outcomes, leads the Learn24 network.