Wellness Challenge #12

There is healing in laughter, and it can turn a not so good day into a better day. Laughter is our body’s response to humor. When we hear or see something funny, it means we have and/or are developing our sense of humor. Humor has many benefits including:  Stress relief   Increase of happiness and optimism  Increase in self-esteem  Helping us deal with difficult challenges  Seeing things from many perspectives  Increased creativity  Improvement in immune function   Lower heart rates and blood pressure   To learn more about how laughter works, click here. If you would like […]

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Creando una nueva rutina para su hijo

El cierre de las escuelas es importante para garantizar nuestra seguridad, nos damos cuenta de que no solo se interrumpe nuestra rutina diaria sino también las rutinas de nuestros niños. Una rutina regular ayudara a los niños a sentir que todavía están en un horario normal y les ayudara a seguir que todavía están en un horario normal y les ayudara a seguir aprendiendo durante su tiempo fuera de la escuela. Según los expertos, los […]

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Dear Friends & Colleagues,  First, let me express my most sincere gratitude for your partnership during my last 10 years at Families In Schools (FIS). I am honored to have worked alongside amazing community, corporate, education, nonprofit and philanthropic leaders like you who care deeply about closing opportunity gaps for our students and families. I have felt energized and inspired by your work to ensure all children have access to high quality learning environments.  As part of the FIS team, I have had the pleasure of working with passionate, dedicated staff and board members who work […]

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Press Release: Families, Teachers, Civil Rights, and Labor Leaders Unite to Support Measure EE

LOS ANGELES FAMILIES, TEACHERS CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS, AND LABOR UNITE TO URGE VOTERS TO SUPPORT MEASURE EE Los Angeles, CA- Families, civil rights and labor leaders will gather for a press conference on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, from 10:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m. at Belmont High School, 1575 W 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90026, to urge voters to vote YES on Measure EE. The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and the Los Angeles Area Chamber of […]

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Agreement Reached! LAUSD Parents Glad Strike Is Over Call for Unity, Healing, and Action

This morning parents called out a press conference in front of LA City Hall. Click here to view the Facebook Live Video Los Angeles, CA – Parents and community-based organizations will hold a press conference on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. at Los Angeles City Hall (200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles) to thank United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA), Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), and Los Angeles Mayor Eric […]

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