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What does supporting the whole child mean to you?

by Mona Grife About a year ago, I went to a meeting about social & emotional learning that was expertly facilitated by Erin Okuno. I told her that day, I had a crush on her (even though I had just met her!) because of the artful way she made sure everyone was engaged. What stuck in my mind was [...]

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Whole Child, Whole Day Mini-Grants: 16 Projects Funded!

Whole Child, Whole Day Mini-Grants: 16 Projects Funded! YDEKC, with generous support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, is excited to provide funding to community-based organizations and schools for projects to be implemented in 2019. Whole Child, Whole Day mini-grants proposals were due [...]

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