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APCYF 20th Year Celebration

February 6, 2019

READY Coalition presents:

Mission Possible

February 13, 2019 6:30 - 8:00pm Arlington Central Library

Arlington’s READY Coalition to reduce teen alcohol and drug use, the Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families, and the Arlington Department of Human Services – Child and Family Services invites you to learn to more about:

  • Signs of youth substance use and what to be aware of
  • Tips for talking to yout about substance use, ways to help them stay safe
  • How Student Resource Officers (SROs) work with youth in schools
  • Hear from a teen panel on what they're seeing in schools

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 6:30 – 8 p.m. SNOW DATE: Feb 20

Arlington Central Library 1015 N. Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22201

REGISTER AT www.apcyf.org

This FREE event is intended for:

  • Parents and/or adult family members with youth
  • Teachers and others who work with youth
  • Any adult who cares about youth

Si se desea traducción simultanea, por favor contactarse con Michael Swisher al 703.228.1671

blueYVM School Data Available

School-based Results from Your Voice Matters Survey Now Available

In October 2018, APS and the Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families shared countywide data about school climate and child well-being gathered from more than 12,000 respondents, including APS families, students in grades 5-12, staff, and teachers, as part of the 2018 Your Voice Matters survey. The online survey results dashboard has been updated to include school-based data. For more information, visit www.apsva.us/planning-and-evaluation/evaluation/surveys/your-voice-matters/.

blueFeel the Heritage

February 23, 2019 1:00 - 6:00 at Drew Community Center

Join us as we celebrate Arlington’s rich African-American history at the 27th annual Feel the Heritage Festival on Sat., Feb. 23, 1-6 p.m., Drew Community Center. This Black History Month event will feature live music and dance, dozens of vendors, free activities for kids, delicious food, cook-off competition, Hall of History with photos and artifacts for Arlington’s historically African-American neighborhoods and organizations and more.

Participating performers include African drumming and dance group Soul in Motion Players, The “7” Step Hand Dance Academy (hand dancing, cha cha, and line dancing), Mt. Zion Baptist Church Choir, Hip-Hop youth dancers Young Divas Dance Team and American Soul and Funk band Faycez U Know.

View details on the event webpage.


Feb 11 5:00 Mental Wellness Roundtable, Sequoia Room D

Feb 11 6:00 Early Childhood Committee, Sequoia Room 138

Feb 12 4:00 READY Coalition, Sequoia 3 Room 112

Feb 12 6:00 Planning & Development, Sequoia 3 Room 112

Feb 13 6:30 READY Coalition Event: Mission Possible, Central Library

Feb 20 6:00 Community Services Board Youth Committee, Sequoia Room B

Feb 27 6:00 APCYF Meeting, Sequoia Auditorium

Contact Kim Durand if you have any questions or if you'd like additional information: 703-228-1667.

LOCATION NOTE - Most meetings in the Sequoia Plaza:

  • Sequoia: 2100 Washington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22204
  • Sequoia 3: 2120 Washington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22204

Contact Information

Chair: Sheila Fleischhacker
Vice Chair: Bart Devon

General Information: Kim Durand, Coordinator 703-228-1667
Teen Network Board: Siobhan Grayson, Youth Outreach 703-228-1506
Data Questions: Rebecca Hjelm, Data Specialist 703-228-1683
Website Updates and Information: Sally LaBonte, Website 703-228-1669
Developmental Assets: Michael Swisher, Assets Liaison 703-228-1671
Project Family: ProjectFamily@Arlingtonva.us 703-228-5564

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