Category: Community Engagement

On April 14, programs funded through the state’s Home Visiting Services Account came together for a training hosted by Thrive Washington and the Department of Early Learning, in partnership with the Department of Health and the Center for Community Health and Evaluation. This bi-annual training exists to build community within the home visiting system as[…..]

  This is a summary of the “Love. Talk. Play.” materials that are available for coalitions to request. Please send this order form to Holly when you need to order materials.   Materials available   Foldout activity poster   Available in Chinese, English, Russian, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese. This is the piece that goes in[…..]

  Some of you expressed interest in accessing a library of “Love. Talk. Play.” tips and ideas. I know that you probably can each contribute to this library, but I thought I would get us started with an archive of all the weekly tips I’ve used on the “Love. Talk. Play.” Facebook, Twitter and email[…..]

  Hello, all,   We are in the home stretch with our 2013 “Love. Talk. Play.” work and getting excited about 2014! You are all likely busy with your 2014 planning, so I just wanted to share a few things that are important to keep in mind as we wrap up the year.   Engagement[…..]

  Would like to pass along this update from the Department of Health. Hope you find it helpful!   In the Parent Leadership course you will hear directly from parents as they discuss their journey into parent leadership and from practitioners who work in collaboration with parent leaders.   The course uses the analogy of[…..]

  This is a summary of the “Love. Talk. Play.” materials that are available for coalitions to request. This will be updated as new materials arrive, or as we run out. When you need materials, please send this order form to Holly. Remember to please combine your orders as much as possible, so that we[…..]

  Happy Summer, Everyone!   A few weeks ago, the “Love. Talk. Play.” Family Engagement Committee met to discuss what we’ve learned and done over the past year to better reach and engage pregnant and parenting teens as well as discuss some goals for the next and final year of focusing on this particular audience.[…..]

  Hello, all,   Hope you all had a great Fourth of July!   Engagement Tracker Updates   Please remember to fill out the tracker (or ask your partners to do so) at the end of each engagement. If it’s an ongoing program or series, you can wait to enter the results after it’s done.[…..]

  Below is a message that went out on Monday, July 15 from the Foundation for Early Learning and Thrive sides about the potential merger.   We want to update you on the merger talks between the Foundation for Early Learning (FEL) and Thrive by Five Washington. Last Thursday, the boards of FEL and Thrive[…..]

  Thanks to those who were able to attend our “Love. Talk. Play.” check-in call earlier this month. I wanted to send out a follow-up with the items we talked about. Mostly we just heard what some of the coalitions were up to, and shared a few ideas that might work in more than one[…..]