What is HEAL?

The Marin Countywide Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Initiative brings together residents and community partners from throughout Marin to create a road map to improve community health. We are pleased to announce we have received a grant from the Marin Community Foundation for HEAL work with families and providers enrolled in our Access to Quality Child Care program. This program focuses on policies, systems and practices to support HEAL work in child care and support quality. Other opportunities include: more training  for the provider community, on-site work with specialists in different areas, garden and nutrition education and much more!

Stand For Children Day 2016 Recap - Parent Voices

Parent Voices Marin took a total of 55 parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, providers, and children to Stand for Children Day in Sacramento on May 4, 2016. We are sharing a video for all the parents and community members that were not able to make it to. we hope to see you all next year! Please Share! Parent Voices is a parent-led, parent-run grassroots organization fighting to make quality child care accessible and affordable to all families. No one understands the need for affordable, high quality child care better than parents. Families may wait for years and still not receive help with their child care payments because the child care subsidy system is so severely underfunded. Parent Voi

Required Healthy Schools Act Training

What is the new HSA training requirement? Beginning July 1, 2016 school IPM coordinators and anyone who may apply a pesticide at a school or child care center must take a Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)-approved training course before making a pesticide application. Who needs to take an HSA training course? Anyone using a pesticide, including licensed pesticide applicators, at a school or child care center needs to take an HSA training course. This includes, but is not limited to disinfecting wipes, sanitizers, and weed-killers. How often must HSA training be completed? o School district staff, child care center staff, and any other unlicensed individuals using pesticides at

Parent Leadership Experience - SPEAK UP! TAKE ACTION! CREATE CHANGE!

Leadership is demonstrated when individuals take action to accomplish a goal. The term Parent Leadership best describes those committed parents who work to help make their community’s schools, social services, and other entities become more responsive to and supportive of children and families. Parent Leaders may be parents, grandparents, kinship care providers, foster parents or anyone in a parenting role. Are you looking for leadership opportunities in the community? As parent leader you gain the knowledge and skills to function in meaningful roles in the community. By becoming a Parent Voices leader, you represent a collect voice for all parents who are believe that access to quality chil

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