Stay Ready for School

Program Description:

 

Stay Ready prepares our under-resourced communities to improve school readiness by addressing food security, primary care/behavioral health care/oral health care access, employment and training opportunities, access to living wage jobs and housing stability, in addition to increasing the capacity/utilization of early childhood partners.

Eligibility: 

 

      • Be a parent or guardian of child between the ages of 0-5
      • Be a Roots member whose basic needs are being met
      • Be ready, willing, and able to participate in Stay Ready for School activities

 

 

Any questions or inquiries about this program, please email [email protected]

Explore the Stay Ready for School Virtual Events being offered in January 2022

 

View January READINESS ROOM!

 

Stay Ready for School is a School Readiness and Family Support project made possible by First 5 Alameda County, Roots Community Health Center, Healthy Black Families, Ujimaa Foundation & Village Connect

Each month offers virtual events that are Child-Centric, Mother-Centric, Father-Centrc, Female-Centric, Male-Centric, Parent Centric, Family-Centric, created to provide space for each to learn and grow.

Sisterhood Circles 

*Diedre Goree

Meeting Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM 

Target Audience (Female-Centric): 

  • Women who seek a safe virtual space to share and learn from and with other women.

Description: 

○ Virtual Meeting Space for Women to connect with other women, unapologetically.

○ Women share their thoughts and ideas, discuss topics centered in self-love and self- care.

Zoom Registration Link (1st Wed) 

https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYpduyhqz8pE90SuA81meS8tB

*Ayana Labossiere-Burks

Meeting Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM 

Target Audience (Female-Centric): 

  • Women who seek a safe virtual space to share and learn from and with other women.

Description: 

○ Virtual Meeting Space for Women to connect with other women, unapologetically.

○ Women share their thoughts and ideas, discuss topics centered in self-love and self- care.

Zoom Registration Link (3rd Wed): 

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYvcuCtrjMqHtBnz4jjFFRoKOYlPHI9isb-

Tandem Time

Meeting Time: 2:30pm – 3:15pm

Tandem Time 

Target Audience(Child-Centric): 

  • Children ages 2-5
  • Parents and Caregivers of children ages 0-5

Description:

  • Virtual Storytime led by Tandem.
  • Engaging and interactive virtual storytime

● Parents/Caregivers where children and adults learn together.

Zoom Registration Link: 

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0tde-orDMrG9eSxiUCd4mBe_r-aPkkur7T 

Young Moms Group

Meeting Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Target Audience (Mom-Centric): 

  • Young Moms (13-24 Years) of children ages 0-5

Description: 

  • Engaging virtual meeting space for Young Moms to connect with other Young Moms.

Zoom Registration Link: 

TBA

Meeting Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Target Audience (Mom-Centric): 

  • Young Moms (13-24 Years) of children ages 0-5

Description: 

  • Engaging virtual meeting space for Young Moms to connect with other Young Moms.

Zoom Registration Link: 

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEvcumpqDkqEt1nyjZHsuKLjdc

The Brothas (Village Connect) 

Meeting Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Target Audience (Father/Male-Centric): 

  • Fathers and Caregivers of children ages 0-5; Men

Description:

● Support Group and Skill-Building Workshops for Fathers and Men

Zoom Registration Link: 

TBA

Motherhood Circle (Healthy Black Families)

Meeting Time: 11:30am – 1:30pm

Target Audience (Mom-Centric): 

  • Mothers and Caregivers of Children ages 0-5

Description:

  • Engaging virtual meeting space for Moms to connect with other Moms.

Zoom Registration Link: 

TBA

The Parenting Toolkit (Tanya Burrell)

Meeting Time:  11:00am – 12:00pm

Target Audience (Parent-Centric):

  • Caregivers of Children ages 0-5

Description:

  • A series for caregivers to discuss pandemic parenting and distance learning

Zoom Registration Link: 

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0qdeyvqzkvG9K1n7hmqHlGInTykaEXgQi5