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Expanding Our Reach Through Partnership

Posted on Feb 9, 2016 in Front Page, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Expanding Our Reach Through Partnership

Somos Mayfair and Grail Family Services (GFS) are joining efforts through FIRST 5’s Family Resource Center Initiative (FRC) to provide essential support services to families with children ages 0-5. As part of this initiative, GFS will be implementing a professional development program for Family Child Care Providers using a FIRST 5 curriculum (SEEDS) augmented with their oral language development to ensure Mayfair children are receiving quality child care. Somos Mayfair will continue to provide parenting classes using a FIRST 5 evidenced-based model to promote strong family...

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Program Highlight: EMPUJE

Posted on Jul 12, 2015 in Front Page, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Program Highlight: EMPUJE

Program Highlight: EMPUJE

When Somos’ In Our Hands campaign commenced, we never imaged that community would take an active role in holding their school district accountable to community needs. However, after a few house meetings it became clear that parents were going to be strong advocates for their children’s education outside of the home… and EMPUJE (push) was born. The parent-led committee’s first priorities included having access to a bilingual liaison at Cesar Chavez Elementary School and space. Fast forward two years and parents in Alum Rock Union School District have not only championed a...

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