Thursday, August 15, 2013

Obesity resource added

The Obesity section of our website now includes a link to Salud America! A resource of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Research Network to Prevent Obesity Among Latino Children, Salud America! promotes policies and environmental changes that can help reverse the Latino childhood obesity epidemic.

Friday, August 9, 2013

This week's 'What We're Reading' newsletter

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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Request for proposals (RFP) issued for organizations interested in conducting parent leadership training

The State Education Resource Center (SERC) and the Connecticut Parent Information and Resource Center (CT PIRC) "are seeking submission of written proposals, on a competitive basis, from qualified organizations to conduct parent leadership training using one or more parent leadership training model curricula, such as The Parent Leadership Training Institute (PLTI), Parents Supporting Educational Excellence (Parents SEE), People Empowering People (PEP) and Voices for Families. The ultimate goal is to train parents, grandparents, foster parents, and others to become skilled advocates and strong voices for children at the local, state, or national level. Applicants must meet all requirements of the parent leadership training curriculum prior to submission."

Proposals are due September 16, 2013, no later than 2:30 p.m.

Learn more about PLTI and Parents SEE here.