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Co Chair Margaret Marmolejo
Co Chair Anji Williams
Danielle Paris
Erin Penner
Coyote Shivers

Please contact any member of the committee for information regarding the next meeting.

Meets the fourth Monday of the month at 6:00pm unless otherwise noted on the Calendar of Board Events on the home page

The Agenda will be posted at least 72 hours prior to the scheduled meeting at the designated sites as listed at the bottom of the Home Page.

MONDAY, APRIL 23rd, 2018, 6:00pm
1800 N. BRONSON AVENUE, L.A., CA 90028
Second Floor Conference Room

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Note: Agenda items may be taken out of order or merged as deemed appropriate by the Board. Action may be taken on all items.

1. Roll Call
2. Approval of Minutes
3. Public Comment on items not on the Agenda (2 minutes each, 20 minutes total)
4. Welcome Danielle Paris, as a new Board member, and ask her to officially be a member of this committee.
5. Erin Penner - Non Profit Rep
     a.  Update on the homeless projects and vote on any funding requested for new projects for May/June
     b.  Update on street cleaning and vote on any funding requested for May/June
     c.  Update on doggie bags project and vote on any funding requested for May/June
     d.  Update on little libraries project and vote on any funding requested for May/June
     e.  Update on CPR and First Aid class and vote on any additional funding needed for May/June
     f.  Update any new projects and vote on any funding requested for May/June
6.  Margaret Marmolejo - Non Profit Rep
     a.  Update on CERT and vote on any additional funding requested that has not already been approved by Board
     b.  Update on Bridge mural.
7.  Anji Williams - Education Rep
     a.  Update on book presentations done at Cheremoya and vote on any Education funding requests needed for May/June
     b.  Discuss future plans for the Education Rep seat
8.  Violet Williams - Youth Rep
     a.  Update on park activation and vote on any funding requests for Youth Group needed for May/June
     b.  Discuss future plans for the Youth Seat Rep
9.  Coyote Shivers - Arts Rep
     a.  Update on 101 Freeway overpass
     b.  Vote on Arts project funding if needed for May/June
10. Discuss a shortened name for this committee and vote on it. One recommendation is NEA Committee ie Non Profit, Education, & Arts Committee.
11. Discuss the value of making Emergency Preparedness a Non Profit subject and officially part of this committee.  Vote on this.
12. Old/Ongoing Business
13. New/Future Business
A simple majority vote by the Board members present, not including abstentions, at a meeting at which there is a quorum, shall be required to take official action, unless specified otherwise in the Bylaws (  )

Reconsideration: The Board may reconsider and amend its action on items listed on the agenda if that reconsideration takes place before the end of the meeting at which it was considered or at the next regular meeting. The Board, on either of these two days, shall: (1) Make a Motion for Reconsideration and, if approved, (2) hear the matter and take an action.  If the motion to reconsider an action is to be scheduled at the next meeting following the original action, then two items shall be placed on the agenda for that meeting: (1) A Motion for Reconsideration on the described matter and (2) a [Proposed] action should the motion to reconsider be approved.  A Motion for Reconsideration can only be made by a Board member who has previously voted on the prevailing side of the original action taken. If a Motion for Reconsideration is not made on the date the action was taken, then a Board member on the prevailing side of the action must submit a memorandum to the Recording Secretary identifying the matter to be reconsidered and a brief description of the reason(s) for requesting reconsideration at the next regular meeting. The aforesaid shall all be in compliance with the Ralph M. Brown Act. 


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The following are examples of LAUSD volunteer and partnership opportunities that can
benefit both our schools and you!

• Read to students
• Serve as a guest speaker
• Donate newspapers for instructional programs
• Provide feedback on writing projects
• Assist in literacy programs
• Share science demonstrations
• Provide computer workshops
• Judge science fairs
• Share math in the workplace and the connection to school work
• Teach music
• Guide instrumental music practice sessions
• Provide choral music support
• Share dance skills and techniques
• Assist with choreography
• Design and coordinate murals
• Assist with set design
• Assist with costume design and production
• Provide apprentice programs
• Critique to student presentations
• Share choral reading of student and published writing
• Share photography expertise
• Support art and music appreciation
• Provide physical education coaching
• Assist with curriculum development to relate to life after high school
• Support student service learning and community service projects
• Share financial and contract literacy programs

• Fund teacher conferences
• Provide Executive coaching for principals
• Provide leadership seminars for administrators
• Share industry and personal expertise
• Provide computer support
• Sponsor school retreats
• Sponsor health/CPR certification classes and clinics
• Provide venues and food for professional development meetings

• Conduct job seeker workshops – from resume writing to mock interviews
• Offer work place problem-solving skills
• Serve as consultants to students operating school-based enterprises
• Provide educational fieldtrips to your facility for students and staff
• Provide on the job training, mentorships and job training for students
• Create and support job shadow days
• Provide job shadows and summer internships for teachers and teaching assistants
• Provide “job skills” workshops and seminars
• Provide entrepreneurial seminars and workshops

• Establish an alumni association of students participating in your program; offer college scholarships
• Display student art work in offices and lobbies
• Provide gift certificates, complimentary tickets, etc for academic success and improvement
• Establish attendance incentives
• Provide scholarships

• Volunteer as tutors in all areas of the curriculum
• Provide assembly programs stressing good health, safety and character-building
• Provide mentors and tutors for specific students
• Provide personnel to facilitate “dialogue” for various student groups
• Develop apprentice programs
• Serve as a mentor in physical education
• Support study skill development
• Provide supportive services and personalization of the educational experience for students and parents
• Serve as model for life-long recreation, health and wellness 
• Sponsor uniforms and costumes, (Sports, Cheerleading, Drill Team, Theater, etc.)
• Donate audiovisual equipment and sound systems
• Donate books to the library
• Donate math, science, and language materials to laboratories
• Donate new curtains for school auditoriums
• Donate office supplies and surplus equipment
• Provide technical support to students and school staff
• Provide bus transportation or donate entrance fees for educational field trips
• Provide eyeglasses and doctor’s care for identified students
• Provide financial support to the PTSA or Booster Club
• Provide holiday enhancements including educational toys, books, or gift baskets
• Provide printing services for school newspapers, yearbooks, parent handbooks, and programs for special events
• Assist with organizing special school events
• Assist with organization/management of mandatory health exams
• Assist with Back-to-School programs
• Assist with year-end projects
• Provide shop tools
• Provide sewing machines
• Donate fabrics
• Serve on a school Advisory Board
• Sponsor student “clubs” to develop leadership skills and promote interest in your industry
• Provide ongoing support for existing programs including Advancement Via Individual Determination –AVID, Math Engineering Science Achievement-MESA, College Ready
• Assist with field trips
• Commit to at least one hour per week for your employees to assist at schools

• Paint identified areas of the school
• Plant and maintain school gardens
• Assist in setting up family school work days
• Design and paint school murals
• Commission artists for school beautification designs

• Provide busses for family field trips
• Sponsor museum memberships
• Provide support to school site parent centers
• Provide tickets to museums, games, special events
• Provide leadership workshops
• Support English as a Second Language classes on the school site
• Provide parenting workshops
• Provide event planning workshops and professional development
• Fund parent newsletters
• Supply parent centers with desks, copiers, and supplies
• Donate food for parent meetings
• Provide direct event planning support
• Present at parent nights, speaking about the importance of education and the specific
skills required in your industry

• Purchase new books or computers for school libraries
• Purchase shelving
• Volunteer as a librarian
• Assist students with research
• Provide support for or matching funds for Wonder of Reading Libraries
• Sponsor school reading/literacy events



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Education and Youth Committee Mission Statement

The Education and Youth Committee aims to bring together HUNC stakeholders to improve
the programs and services for youth and for schools within the HUNC boundaries, to empower
youth and schools, and to develop greater, sustained community support for youth and schools. 
For the 2006-2007 school year, we have set the following goals:
Help schools access local resources. Serve as a bridge between schools and the community.
Expand outreach and service to and knowledge of other schools in the HUNC area.
Outreach to school staff and faculty and to community members, particularly parents of students.
Hold quarterly midday meetings for teachers at schools.
Facilitate connections between schools in the area.
Develop a tutoring program between the elementary and secondary schools.
Be responsive to the emerging needs of schools.
Promote youth participation in community events.

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