California SEL Alliance News

Communities

Committee for Children To Launch “Outside Classroom” Version of Second Step

Alliance member Committee for Children (CFC)  announced this month that it is creating a new SEL program for afterschool care, summer camps, and other learning environments beyond the classroom. The Wallace Foundation is providing an assistance grant of $836,500 to launch an adaptation of CFC’s award-winning Second Step program during the 2019–2020 school year.

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Communities

Update: Alliance Parent Fair

Planning continues towards holding the first Alliance SEL Parent Fair this summer in Los Angeles as a test model for galvanizing parents into the cause. 

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Administrators

The Dalai Lama Endorses SEL

Early this month His Holiness the Dalai Lama became one of the few globally-known individuals to associate publicly with and strongly promote what he calls “SEE” (social, emotional and ethical learning). At a press conference in Delhi, he announced his alliance with  Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia in support of programs that are available in 12 languages, including English, via Emory.

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Communities

Afterschool SEL Programs Need Your Support

Among the leading lights in promoting social-emotional learning in California are the state’s afterschool programs, which have a higher SEL adoption rate than day schools, with support from their umbrella association the California Afterschool Network.

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