Tips & Tools

How to Encourage Collaboration in Kids Through Cooperative Play

Watching kids work and play together is a wonderful thing, and their ability to cooperate with others can have a big impact on the kind of person they grow up to be. It’s a particularly important stage of a toddler’s development as it is only at this stage that they begin to recognise the needs of […]

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Yolo County Student Election Poll Workers Recruitment

There are only 21 days from Election Day and as part of the effort to engage youth in the democratic process and ensure voters in Yolo county are provided with the best access to voting, the Yolo County Elections Team are in need of your help in recruiting high school age students, 16 years and older, […]

Ear Candy

Drew Green – Good Ol’ Man

Being a father of two, this song hits home. Drew Green puts what we’re all feeling into words of his song, Good Ol’ Man. We’re all just trying to be the best version of ourselves, and more often than not, doing our best is the best we can do. 

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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May marks Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, which celebrates  and recognizes the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. Here are some activities, books, and resources you can use to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with children in your classroom.

Tips & Tools

4 Tips for Choosing the Best Virtual Backgrounds

As we continue to be in this virtual platform, below are some great tips from Duarte on how you can set your background to help communicate your brand in meetings. 1. Consider Contrast and Use It to Your Advantage2. Visual Noise Can Drown Out Your Video Subject3. Use Color Intentionally4. Acknowledge That Pseudo-Reality Feels Weird  You can read the […]

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Hmong Senior Day Program

Since 2019, Hmong Youth and Parents United has aimed to address the need in one of the most vulnerable age groups in the Hmong community. The Senior Day Program is facilitated in both English and Hmong with Hmong translated interactive activities. The program is created to help Hmong seniors to stay connected with the community, remain relevant, […]

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Autumn Chill (Lo-fi Hip Hop Mix)

During this time of the year, there isn’t one particular song on repeat but just some good lo-fi instrumental playing in the background to help me focus.  If you’re looking for some background playlist, check out this mix.

Geeking-Out

Grant Opportunity for Youth-Led Project

The Sacramento Region Community Foundation, in collaboration with YDN, is pleased to announce that the Grants Advisory Board for Youth (GABY) is now accepting grant proposals for youth-led projects in the Sacramento region!  This year’s theme is “Youth Leading Sustainable and Equitable Education and Wellness Programs.” GABY seeks to support youth-led projects that have adapted or are shifting due to the […]

Words of Wisdom

Words of Wisdom

“May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.” Peter Marshall

Tips & Tools

The Get A Job Kit

The Get A Job Kit is an all-in-one tool that is helping organizations across the country to empower job seekers of all ages and background. If you or someone your know find yourself in the job market and needs additional help/support, check this out. 

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