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Project News | May 23, 2024

Attendance Works

Attendance WorksJoin Attendance Works next week at the 2024 National Community Schools and Family Engagement Conference (CSxFE) in Atlanta, GA. CSxFE is designed to catalyze collaboration and action through Community School & Family Engagement professionals and advocates with a renewed commitment towards this year’s theme: Level Up for Success! Attendance Works will present the discussion, Showing Up Together: How Community Schools and Family Engagement Improve Attendance during the pre-conference session.

CSxFE will be held May 29-31, 2024, in Atlanta, GA. Learn more here.

Vision Zero Network

Vision Zero NetworkVision Zero Network will present a webinar Vision Zero 101: Shifting the Paradigm for Safety & Equity to help communities learn about the game-changing benefits of prioritizing safe mobility for all. The webinar includes a robust overview of the fundamentals of Vision Zero & Safe System approach and highlights opportunities to integrate public health principles and equity priorities, with practical examples at the local level. This webinar is an excellent resource for those who are interested in Vision Zero but not sure where to start, and for communities that have recently been awarded a Safe Streets & Roads for All (SS4A) grant.

The webinar will be held Wednesday, May 29, 2024, at 9:00am PDT. Learn more here.

Renaissance Journalism Center

Renaissance Journalism CenterRenaissance Journalism Center’s application for the 2024 LaunchPad Fellowship for NextGen Journalists is now live. The groundbreaking nine-month fellowship is designed to empower early-career journalists from diverse backgrounds who are passionate about reimagining journalism and community storytelling through the lens of racial equity and social justice. The ideal applicants should have three to six years of experience as a professional journalist in any media platform in order to qualify as an early-career journalist.

The submission deadline is July 12, 2024. Learn more here.

SF Hep B Free

SF Hep B FreeSF Hep B Free’s 3rd Annual Hep B 5K Hero Run/Walk will be held this July at Chrissy Field in San Francisco, CA. The event provides an opportunity for people to learn about hepatitis B, which has been shown to take a life every 30 seconds. Most of the lives impacted by hepatitis B are Asian, with 1 in 12 Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) suffering from chronic infection. Without treatment or monitoring, 1 in 4 of these individuals will die from liver cancer or liver failure. Supporters of the event will help SF Hep B Free to reach their fundraising goal so they can continue their work by increasing access to affordable testing and vaccination and provide linkage to care for chronically-affected individuals.

The event will be held July 27, 2024. Learn more and register for the event here.

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