DHF Youth Members Present: Youth Speak: Reimagining School Safety

DHF Youth Members Present: Youth Speak: Reimagining School Safety


Join the conversation! Dolores Huerta Foundation Youth Members Present: Youth Speak: Reimagining School Safety, TOMORROW Thursday, 10/08/2020 at 6 pm PDT via Zoom. As a part of the National Week of Action of Dignity in Schools Campaign, we invite you to join us in this special webinar where youth describe what a safe, positive climate means to them! It is time to listen to our youth!

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Register at: http://bit.ly/DHFYouthWebinar

For more information or questions contact:

Kern Youth Organizer
Ricardo Fonseca
(661) 379-6559

Fresno Youth Organizer
Cesilia Acevedo
(559)797-6860

Dolores Huerta Foundation Youth and Family Civic Engagement Initiative (YFCEI) Job Announcements

Dolores Huerta Foundation Youth and Family Civic Engagement Initiative (YFCEI) Job Announcements

OVERVIEW: The Dolores Huerta Foundation (DHF) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire and organize communities to build volunteer organizations empowered to pursue social justice.  DHF has launched the Youth and Family Civic Engagement Initiative (YFCEI) in Kern, Fresno and Tulare Counties and is currently recruiting for the positions listed below for the YFCEI. The Youth and Family Civic Engagement Initiative team members equip diverse youth, family members and community organizers with character development and leadership skills necessary for civic leadership and (equitable) workforce success.

Youth Program Manager (Full-time)

Under the direct supervision of the Youth Program Director, the Youth Program Manager will oversee the implementation of DHF’s youth programming to promote the principles of social justice and civic engagement.  The Youth Program Manager is responsible for overseeing program planning, coordination and accountability of the Youth Organizers across Kern, Fresno and Tulare Counties.   The YFCEI team members work in a fast paced rigorous campaign environment.

Curriculum Development Associate (Full-time)

Under the supervision of the Youth Program Director, the Curriculum Specialist will specialize in curriculum development and project implementation for the YFCEI programming across DHF’s five regional offices.  The Curriculum Specialist will train the team of Youth Organizers with an inclusive and culturally relevant curriculum that promotes the principles of social justice with an emphasis on ethics and moral character.  The curriculum will align with DHF’s projects and campaigns to ensure hands on civic engagement training for youth and their families.  Team members work in a rigorous campaign style environment with regularly scheduled Saturday classes, evening and weekend activities.  

Resource and Volunteer Coordinator (Full-time)

Under the direct supervision of the Youth Program Director, the Volunteer and Resource Coordinator will provide information, referrals, and light case management for youth which include counseling, crisis intervention and skills training for DHF youth and their families. The Coordinator will closely monitor the effectiveness of referrals and socialservices for the youth in Kern, Tulare and Fresno Counties. The Resource and Volunteer Coordinator will provide information to the YFCEI staff on programs and services available to youth and adults to ensure youth are equipped with emotional and social support to succeed.  The Resource and Volunteer Coordinator will also oversee volunteer recruitment, orientation and supervision of YFCEI volunteers, documenting hours and services provided.

Youth Organizers (Full-time)

Under the direct supervision of the Youth Program Manager, the Youth Organizers are responsible for recruiting and working directly with a cohort of 50 diverse youth in each region. The Youth Organizers facilitate classes, trainings, and hands on community and advocacy projects to increase civic participation among low-income, underrepresented youth and their families. The Youth Organizers implement inclusive and culturally relevant programming that promotes the principles of social justice and civic responsibility.  Team members work in a rigorous campaign style environment.  Must be available to work during regularly scheduled Saturday classes, evening and weekend activities, as well as extended field trips during school breaks and holidays.  Openings in Kern, Sanger, Tulare and California City. 

Youth Organizer Intern (Part-time)

The Youth and Family Civic Engagement Initiative (YFCEI) Intern will work with the YFCEI team to implement the Youth and Family Civic Engagement Initiative (YFCEI) to increase civic participation among low-income, disenfranchised youth and their families. The intern will be responsible for supporting DHF’s YFCEI team with administrative tasks, logistics and student transportation. Interns will assist with classes and civic engagement events, providing peer leadership coaching, class co-facilitation as needed, material and classroom logistical support and carry out phone calling with current student participants and their families.   Openings in Kern, Sanger, Tulare and California City. 

Please send your resume, three professional references and a cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications for the position, via email to humanresources@doloreshuerta.org.

The Dolores Huerta Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

KERN EDUCATION JUSTICE COLLABORATIVE PUBLIC HEARING, Mon. 6/3/19, 7pm

KERN EDUCATION JUSTICE COLLABORATIVE PUBLIC HEARING, Mon. 6/3/19, 7pm

Please join the DHF Youth (Youth and Family Civic Engagement Initiative) as they will be presenting their recommendations to the Kern High School District in efforts to improve their schools and educational outcomes for English Language Learners, Low income students, and foster youth.

KERN EDUCATION JUSTICE COLLABORATIVE INVITES YOU TO JOIN US FOR A PUBLIC HEARING

Monday, June 3, 2019 7-9 pm

at the KHSD Board Room
5801 Sundale Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93309

Share YOUR voice in how Kern High School District spends our money! Join parents, community members, and students to amplify our collective voice in the KHSD. We need our schools to succeed!

More Counselors! Less Expulsions! More Nurses! Less
Suspensions!

Education Matters!

For more information contact:
DHF Education Policy Director, Cecilia Castro 661-428-1258

COLABORATIVA DE EDUCACIÓN JUSTA KERN TE INVITA A PARTICIPAR EN UNA AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA

lunes 3 de junio de 2019 7-9 pm

en la Sala de Consejo de KHSD
ubicado en 5801 Sundale Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93309

Más Consejeros! Menos Suspensiones! Menos Expulsiones! Más Enfermeras!

Su opinión es muy importante en decidir cómo el Distrito Escolar de la Preparatoria de Kern usa nuestro dinero. Acompañe a padres, miembros de la comunidad y estudiantes del distrito escolar para compartir sus recomendaciónes para mejorar el distrito.

¡La educación importa!

Para más información contacte a:
DHF Directora de Política Educativa, Cecilia Castro 661-428-1258

Youth: Mural Project, April and May 2016

Youth: Mural Project, April and May 2016

youth mural

 

“Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint you can at it.” Danny Kaye

The Dolores Huerta Foundation is inviting all middle and high-school youth to join in a Youth Mural Project at Greenfield Rexland Acres Park. Join the DHF Youth Group and work with a professional muralist to paint a mural at Rexland Acres Park commemorating civil rights heroes. Unity is the theme of the occasion. Together, a united community—inclusive of every race, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation—cannot be stopped from achieving social justice. No art background is required to participate in this project.

When:
Tuesday, April 26th through Tuesday, May 31st

Every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Every Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where:
Rexland Acres Park
351–399 E Fairview Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93307

Text “MURAL” to 51555 for updates on the mural project.

For more information, contact:

Nancy Becerra, DHF Youth Coordinator (661) 322-3033 nbecerra@doloreshuerta.org

Manuel Barrera, DHF Programs Director (661) 900-1659 mbarrera@doloreshuerta.org

Los Jóvenes trabajarán con un muralista profesional para pintar un mural, no se requiere ninguna base de arte.

Únanse con nosotros para aprender acerca de los héroes de los derechos civiles, y el activismo sin violencia.

Cuando:
martes el 26 de de abril hasta martes el 31 de mayo de 2016

Todos los martes y jueves 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Todos los sábados 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Dónde:
Rexland Acres Park
351–399 E Fairview Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93307

Mande un texto diciendo “MURAL” al 51555. Para más detalles e información sobre el proyecto mural contacte:

Nancy Becerra, DHF Youth Coordinator (661) 322-3033 nbecerra@doloreshuerta.org

Manuel Barrera, DHF Programs Director (661) 900-1659 mbarrera@doloreshuerta.org

Youth Mural Project Flyer 5-16

Youth Mural Calendar 5-16