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Subject: Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Community Funding
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:20:58 -0400
To: Ruben Safir
If you want to - Sure.
On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 12:09 AM, Ruben Safir wrote:
> Did you want me to forward this to the list?
> On 03/17/2015 06:10 PM, MegaZell wrote:
> > This is a copy of the email I sent out to other contacts.
> > The custodial jobs have been taken. Currently, the agencies I work for
> > interviewing for these positions.
> >>> Hey,
> >>> I recently got promoted where I am and I am starting side internship
> > I will reveal in grand fashion soon. My new >>titles and hours start in
> > April.
> >>> With that said I've been working some part-time jobs that I will soon
> > have to give up. If you know anyone that is >>interested send them my way
> > so that I can help some good bosses fill in some keep placements in my
> > absence.
> >>> These jobs are ready to start NOW.
> >>> All of these jobs come with an 8 hour paid training that you can do
> > either at home or onsite in the schools.
> >>> Here are some of the jobs:
> >>> 2 x - Queens - 3 PM to 5 PM - Mon to Fri - $25 an hour - Teaching
> > Robotics with Lego Mindstorm
> >>> 2 x - Queens - 3 PM to 5 PM - Mon to Fri - $35 an hour - Fundamentals
> > Linux to Middleschool
> >>> 1 x - Queens - 3 PM to 5 PM - Mon to Fri - $35 an hour - Lego Basics
> > 1st Graders
> >>> 2 x - Bronx - 3 PM to 5 PM - Mon to Fri - $25 an hour - Scratch Game
> > Programming
> >>> 1 x - Bronx - 3 PM to 5 PM - Mon to Fri - $27 an hour - Database Entry
> > LibreOffice Calc on Linux Desktop
> >>> Now I've had a few ppl say they were going to show up and did not do so
> > :( So if you know anyone that is serious about >>some part-time work -
> > me know.
> >>> Cheers,
> > On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 3:34 PM, 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
> >> education.
> >> 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?
> >> ~Fernando
> >> -------------------------------------------- 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
> >> Fernando
> >> Are you familiar with title 1 funding for community and parent
> >> education?
> >> 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.
> >> Ruben
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