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Bridge Values in Practice: Leadership & Nourishing

Posted under Bridge Conference, Opinions, School's Out News

Makayla Wright, Youth Voice Organizing Manager with Soar, brings us their insights from deep work in youth leadership and youth development around how to integrate and practice values of leadership and nourishing in our work with youth. These are two of the core values guiding how we build and shape the Bridge Conference experience this year. Take a few moments to read the blog post and listen as Makayla sharewith us what these values look like in how we show up for young people and ourselves.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Quarantine

Posted under Afterschool and Summer News, School's Out News

How adults can avoid freaking out and focus on supporting young people to not freak out

Quarantine isn’t an experience many of us are familiar with. Maybe you’re trying to keep your kids engaged in learning while tending to their needs in the midst of massive upheaval. Perhaps you are a youth development worker who needs to completely re-imagine your program structure to serve young people remotely. You might just be a person, living through a global pandemic. How are you supposed to handle it all?  

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Important Updates Regarding SOWA's COVID-19 Response

Posted under Afterschool and Summer News, School's Out News, Workshops & Training

Dear Providers and Community Partners,  

The health and wellbeing of our staff and community are our top priority. To do our part to slow the spread of the coronavirus, School’s Out Washington is taking extra precautions. We encourage all of our partners to stay informed and safe and help reduce stigma and misinformation. Additional resources are listed below. 

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