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Recent NewsGPG Associate Co-authors Article Published in IJREE – International Journal for Research on Extended Education
GPG Associate Dr. Mara Mahmood recently co-authored an article that was published in the International Journal for Research on Extended Education. Mara collaborated with Dr. Charles Underwood (UC Berkeley) and two Brazilian educators at the Universidade de São Paulo (USP), Dirce Pranzetti and Cecilia Toloza, to develop Animating Mastery: Navigational Play as Integrative Learning. The article describes an out-of-school program for street children in São Paulo, Brazil and provides an… Read More →Contra Costa County Receives Smart Reentry Award from Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance
Contra Costa County has been awarded $1 million from the Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance, through the “Smart Reentry: Focus on Evidence-based Strategies for Successful Reentry from Incarceration to Community Program” to help communities develop strategies that increase formerly incarcerated individuals’ likelihood of successful reentry into their communities. The five-year project includes a 12-month planning period and an intensive evaluation component. Only five… Read More →Richmond Police Department Receives Two Department of Justice Grants
The Richmond Police Department has won two highly competitive grant awards from the Department of Justice, one to provide additional body-worn cameras to Richmond police officers, and another for the hiring of five additional officers for the department. U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, the first African-American woman to hold the post, recently visited Richmond on her national tour aimed at highlighting positive police practices and restoring trust of law enforcement… Read More →Celebrating the Release of the California Blueprint for Environmental Literacy
Today, on September 15, 2015, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson is unveiling a blueprint to strengthen the environmental literacy of California’s K-12 students. GPG is extremely proud to have supported this work for the Californians Dedicated to Education Foundation (CDEF) from June 2014-May 2015. The California Blueprint for Environmental Literacy is the result of a statewide task force that met during 2014 and was composed of a wide… Read More →West County Health Centers Receives a New Access Point Grant
Mary Szecsey, Executive Director of West County Health Centers (WCHC), has announced the receipt of a U. S. Department of Health Services grant to provide comprehensive primary care, mental health services, dental care, and access to drug and alcohol treatment for homeless people living in the lower Russian River area. The area has no permanent homeless shelters and a significant homeless population. The new permanent health clinic in the Guerneville… Read More →