Equal Start 2018 Accomplishments | Congregation Beth Am

Equal Start 2018 Accomplishments

Equal Start 2018 Accomplishments

Legislative Advocacy
Community Education
Volunteering & Projects

Legislative Advocacy: Congregants used Click-my-cause, letter writing, lobbying

ISSUE RESULTS
AB 605 – Improvement of licensing of child day care facilities for infant to school age children

Legislature passed
Gov Brown signed 9/30/2018

AB 2626 – Adjustment of terms of income eligibility for childcare support

Legislature passed
Gov Brown signed 9/30/2018

AB 2698 – Adjustment of support levels for different types of childcare Legislature passed
Gov Brown signed S/2018
 
Community Education: Defined topics, speakers, logistics; hosted forums 
 
SESSION RESULTS
Arranged  a panel discussion on immigration and the effects  it has on young children

Successfully conducted on
4/29/2018

Arranged Yom Kippur learning session on immigration effects on young children

Successfully conducted on
9/19/2018

 
Volunteering and Projects: Worked hands-on in classrooms, one-on-one with preschoolers; ran projects
 
EFFORT RESULTS
Working as classroom aides in East Palo Alto preschools

Congregants are currently volunteering at the IHSD @ Ravenswood Child Development Center, Creative Montessori School, and All Five

Arranging book drive for High Holiday Services to collect and deliver books for underserved children ages 0 to 10

32 boxes of books distributed – 10/2018

 
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