Contra Costa Family Justice Center Receives Domestic Violence Housing First Program Award

November 27, 2017
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The Contra Costa Family Justice Center is a recent grant recipient of the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES)’s Domestic Violence Housing First (KD) Program . The KD Program provides funds through the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Victim Assistance Formula Grant Program to “expand the number of projects that will first provide stable housing, and then supportive services, to victims of domestic violence (DV).” This grant program is modeled after the Washington State DV Housing First Program . The… Read More →


City of Richmond Employment and Training Department Receives Workforce Accelerator Fund 5.0 Award

August 23, 2017
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The California Workforce Development Board and the Employment Development Department Workforce Accelerator Fund supports the design, development, and implementation of projects that accelerate employment and re-employment strategies for California job seekers. The City of Richmond Employment and Training Department (E&T) received a $150,000 award for the RichmondBUILD Contractors Resource Center (CRC) . With this funding, the CRC will develop tools, strategies, and processes that provide opportunities to embed the program in the statewide or regional workforce system. The CRC model, originally supported by a Workforce Accelerator Fund 3.0 grant, is designed to help… Read More →


Los Angeles Universal Preschool Receives Grant to Expand Early Learning

June 26, 2017
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The need for high-quality early learning opportunities in LA County is profound: in 2016, LA County’s Alternative Payment childcare voucher program served nearly 7,000 children from low-income families. 1 However, during that same year, there were more than 44,500 eligible children on the waiting list. 2 Through a $3 million dollar Early Head Start-Child Care (EHS-CC) Partnership grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP) will expand its capacity to address this substantial need. Specifically, this grant will enable the… Read More →


Fresno County Office of Education Receives FY 2016 Investing in Innovation Fund (i3) Validation Grant Award

March 7, 2017
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In December 2016, the Fresno County Office of Education (FCOE) was selected as one of three FY 2016 grantees for the U.S. Department of Education’s Investing in Innovation Fund (i3) Validation Grant. The $11.9 million award will enable the expansion and refinement of the California State University’s Expository Reading and Writing Course (ERWC) . The ERWC was initially published in 2008 and has been adopted throughout California by nearly 700 high schools. 1 “The Expository Reading and Writing Course (ERWC) is an innovative high school English course ‘that… Read More →


Contra Costa County Receives Smart Reentry Award from Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance

September 26, 2016
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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 →