|FROM ||Ruben Safir
|SUBJECT ||Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Community Funding
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Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:39:32 -0500
From: Ruben Safir
To: hangout-at-nylxs.com, megazell-at-gmail.com
Subject: Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Community Funding
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My understanding is that this funding is administered through the Boro
Presidents Offices in NYC
On Thu, Mar 05, 2015 at 03:34:17PM -0500, Ruben Safir wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 04, 2015 at 09:44:54AM -0800, Elfen Magix wrote:
> >Parent education can mean a lot of things. And a major problem is
> > actually getting the parents involved in the first place.
> THIS is a hustle, and Rafi at megazell-at-gmail.com KNOWS this huslte
> very well and we, and specifically YOU, can best learn to put all this
> experience together to work this hustle. This is not like the lottery.
> This has to be worked. He has a system that he goes to various PTA
> meetings and pitches Linux educaiton straight to the parents and they
> can use their distcrissionary spending to set up programs for GNU/Linux
> That is why I am wsay that we need to step out of the box, and learn a
> technique to aquring the available hunding, or a share of it. But it is
> 100% a hustle. You have to hustle parents, teachers, principles... and
> you have to remain on it through failures, through the next failure,
> until you develope a string of successes.
> Rafi is gregarious, intelligent and willing to help up learn this
> hustle, which is far more than learning regulations and law, all of
> which we have studied until being sick.
> > Getting anyone over the age of 21 is problematic. Many assume that they as
> > a parent will do best on their own and believe their actions with
> > the family is what they require to do and nothing more. So this
> > falls into several categories which I only mention a couple:
> > Computer Literacy as a parent - do they know what they children
> > are doing online? do they know that they are responsible for their
> > child's actions? Do thy know, in short, if their child cyberbullies
> > another, that they can go to jail for their child's actions? Can
> > they be sure that content their child is access is appropriate for
> > them? Many do not, just as much do not care. The problem comes up
> > with this fact - a mother would spend 10 minutes a day with their
> > child, a father would spend 15 minutes a day. Is that time enough
> > for their child's needs? No it is not. But the TV gets 6 to 8 hours
> > of "parenting" the child. Today, the TV has been replaced with the
> > computer and the Internet. 10 - 15 minutes a day as a parent does
> > not undo 6 - 8 hours with the computer and internet does.
> the programs from the School, as far as i can understnad, teach PARENT
> themselves directly. Our job is to sell a program acceptable to us to
> which they want toparticipate and then have thempresure the school to
> make the program available.
> > Parenting itself - Is what your learned from your parents in the
> > 70s-2000's good enough for you to do to you child? What are the
> > legalities of your child's actions affect you? What are your rights
> > as a parent? and so on.
> >Like I said, getting the parents involved is a problem. Most work
> >and are too tired do anything after work. Sometimes a weekend
> >program can get a few more parents involved but it wont all of
> >them. At best, maybe 10% of all the children's parents would come
> >to an event.
> I am not going to accept this negativism. rafi gets parents to the
> programs, and even without that, we will get parents to the programs.
> If we got 10% that would be HUGE!!!
> We must, without question, get together and learn this hustle and
> network our resources.
> Schedule a meet up right away.
> >The only time I had a flood of parents is when I and
> >a friend did a CPR & HIV/AIDS Course, where the children over 10
> >were certified for free, but parents paid $30, we gave a poster
> >letter about this course stating, "When you have heart attack,
> >you cant give CPR to yourself!" Out of a possible 120 parents, 40
> >showed up with their older kids and teens. By the end of the day,
> >they were all CPR certified, and we generated about $1200 or the
> >program that day.
> >Parent Education has to be defined by the program as what? That
> >depends on the program. For us, that means what?
> -------------------------------------------- On Wed, 3/4/15, Ruben
> Safir wrote:
> Subject: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Community Funding To: hangout-at-nylxs.com
> Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 8:40 AM
> Are you familiar with title 1 funding for community and parent
> I had a bit of a conversation with Megaz last night and I really
> need to confir with you about funding ideas and such.? This guy
> has the whole hustle worked out.? Not just details of programs,
> but also proven methods to hustle funding.
> BTW - it seems we need a social worker.