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Meet Gigi: WINGS Grandmother

Thursday, May 23, 2019

The majority of WINGS kids come from single-parent homes and the single caregiver is often an older sibling or grandparent. This is the situation for two current WINGS kids who are being raised by their grandmother, or Gigi as they call her. Every day, Gigi takes the bus to WINGS to pick up her grandkids, … Read More

Major Funding News

Thursday, May 23, 2019

NoVo Foundation and SCE pledge multi-year investments We’re excited to announce two new grants from the NoVo Foundation and SCE. The funding will support reaching more students, teachers, and youth-serving organizations with evidence-based social emotional resources, trainings, and materials. Research shows that SEL is critical to the success of all kids, especially those from vulnerable … Read More

12 Prompts for Social Emotional Summer Learning

Monday, May 20, 2019

Weave SEL into Playing Games and Summer Reading Summer is almost here – cue panic and excitement. For many kids, summer represents playing outside, staying up late, camps, vacations, and an overall less-structured day. For parents, caregivers, and camp or program staff, building in social emotional learning (SEL) lessons is easy to do in the … Read More

Another Successful #SELinAfterschool Day!

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Leading Education and Out-of-School Time Organizations Participate in Second Annual SEL in Afterschool Day May 14, 2019 We are so proud to convene the second annual SEL in Afterschool Day — a day that serves as a touchpoint for thought leaders in the space to amplify their collective voice in support of SEL in afterschool. … Read More