Monthly Archives: October 2012

October 18, 2012

Nat’l League of Cities Blog Post: “Education Re-engagement Centers Spreading”

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Check out our colleague Andrew Moore’s blog post on the National League of Cities Blog: Education Re-engagement Centers Spreading. Andrew’s post focuses on thirteen new re-engagement centers that opened this past week in Los Angeles, CA. These new centers are a collaboration between the City of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Unified School District, and community-based organizations. Read the whole post on CitiesSpeak.org.

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October 17, 2012

The D2 Center is Hiring! Bilingual (Spanish) Youth Academic Navigator

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Building Bright Futures (BBF), a local non-profit organization serving the Omaha area, seeks an experienced professional to join its team as a full-time Youth Academic Navigator (YAN) for the D2 Center|Directions Diploma (D2 Center).   The individual selected must be bilingual (Spanish) and will be responsible for working with high-risk, high school-age youth as well as professionals in school districts and community-based organizations in Douglas and Sarpy County.  The person will join the BBF D2 Center team to engage disconnected youth and keep them on the pathway toward a high school diploma.

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October 04, 2012

FREE Movie Event for D2 Center Students: “Patriocracy” on Oct. 17, 2012, 7 PM

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The D2 Center will be participating in a special screening and discussion presented by the League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha. Patriocracy is “a new documentary that drills down to the roots of political polarization and offers sound solutions to move beyond it.” Following the film is a discussion led by former U.S. Representative John Cavanaugh (D) and political advocate John McCollister (R).

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