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Start #1stSaturday’s! @ Your School!
#1st Saturday’s is The Official Monthly Volunteer Day @ Schools
Add your school to 1stSaturdays.com
Deadline: November 27th, 2017
Next 1st Saturday’s event is December 2nd, 2017

SAVE THESE 1ST SATURDAYS TO VOLUNTEER IN YOUR COMMUNITY!

Dec 2, Jan 6, Feb 3, Mar 3, April 6, May 5, June 2, July 7, Aug 4, Sep1, Oct 6th,

Does your school have a functioning Student Government Association, Parent Teacher Association, Alumni Association? If so great! If not, 1st Saturday’s promotes schools to plan and create these school -based membership based organizations. Does your school have a garden and need assistance in improving it? The collaboration of these organizations is what we call #Familyhood. Every school should have their own #Familyhood and gain the capacity to operate their school garden, farmers market and future grocery store.

DON’T SEE YOUR SCHOOLS?
MAYBE THEY DO NOT KNOW ABOUT US?
Visit and Share: http://1stSaturdays.com
Questions? Email us at: info@1stSaturdays.com

#Familyhood and it’s “do now” strategy of #1stSaturdays is a project of The Familyhood Connection Inc

Other volunteer opportunities are happening in OUSD during the week! Learn more at Oaklandedfund.org

If you would like to Volunteer, we recommend receiving your CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS from Oakland Educational Fund (they handle the volunteering process in Oakland schools).

We started reaching out to representatives of different organizations to ask for their support for #Familyhood.
Basically, we asked them to read this to understand #Familyhood and if they agreed to sign below:

#Familyhood Defined (Twitter.com/familyhood)
#Familyhood defines the school in any community as the center for community development and orchestrates an intergenerational approach to increasing community sustainability.
#Familyhood is driven by two mottos: Friends of school and Mo’ Better Food.
# Friends of school states
“every school shall have a Student Government Association, Parent Teacher Association and
Mo Better Food states,
“every school shall have a garden, a farmers market and a grocery store.”
Alumni Association.”
The “do now” strategy to advance schools towards #Familyhood is called #1stSaturdays.
Strategy #1stSaturdays
#1stSaturdays represents the 1st Saturday of every month as the official monthly volunteer /
recruitment day.
#1stSaturdays promotes volunteers from the schools SGA, PTA (PTSA), ALUMNI and community partners to visit the school one day a month (every 1st Saturday).
#1stSaturdays promotes these three main school based (#Familyhood) organizations to collaborate in managing/operating the schools garden, farmers market and grocery store.
#1stSaturdays gives space to the schools three main organizations by enabling booth space for their organizations to outreach as well as time during the volunteer effort to share up- dates/announcements in the spirit of recruiting additional members to join their organizations.
The collaboration of the schools SGA, PTA, Alumni (#friends of school motto) is the schools #Familyhood, which starts/manages/operates the schools garden, farmers market and grocery store.

Sign below to show your support in #Familyhood and its 1stSaturdays strategy! Thanks!

SUPPORTER

TITLE

DATE

JAMES HARRIS

PRESIDENT OF OAKLAND UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD

6/28/16

Shaniece Alexander

Oakland Food Policy Council

6/28/16

Maggie Croushore

Oakland’s Mayor Office / Oakland Promise

8/31/16

Rob Bennaton

University of California Cooperative Extension

Alameda & Contra Costa County Director

10/01/16

Jennifer LeBarre

Oakland Unified School District’s Director of Nutrition Services

10/03/16

Lynette Mcelhaney

Oakland’s City Council Member

10/03/16