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October 14, 2015

Early-Bird Registration, RFP Deadline, BOOST Conference Highlights, Inspire and Connect through Inspiration Station Workshop Sessions, Youth Leadership Opportunities, 4 Hotels Available- Book Your Rooms Today
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June 2, 2015

Super Early Bird Registration is Open, Book Your Room for the 2016 BOOST Conference, 2015 Workshop Materials, Exclusive Discount for BOOST Conference Attendees, Tag Yourself and Your Friends, Do You Want to Make a Difference
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May 14, 2015 

Where Hope Grows: A Conversation With Chris Dowling, Where Hope Grows Trailer, Follow Where Hope Grows on Social Media
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May 28, 2015

Girl World: Understanding and Engaging Teens In and Out of School, Save the Date: Strengths Based Institute, BOOSTChat on LGBTQ Student Inclusion, Family Friday in the Boost Collaborative Hub, 2016 BOOST Conference Super Early Bird Registration is open
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May 2015- BOOST May News (click here)

BOOST Buzz: GIRL WORLD Training, Strengths Based Institute, #BOOSTChat, Workspace Rental Availability; BOOST Leadership Team Interest Flyer; Program Highlight: Sand Sisters Saturdays; Staff Highlight: Jordan Thomas, Share ONE Love; Youth Activity: Volunteer Opportunity with A Reason to Survive (ARTS); OST News; OST Research; OST Highlight: Journal of Expanded Learning Opportunities Issue 2; Technical Assistance for Expanded Learning Opportunities in California; BOOST Breakfast Club Blog; Social Media Contest: Out-of-School Time Pinspiration Board; Funding Opportunities; Free Webinar: Social Media Outreach Strategies for OST Programs

April 2015- BOOST April News (click here)

BOOST Buzz: GIRL WORLD Training, #BOOSTChat, Workspace Rental Availability; Program Highlight: KidZWrite; Youth Activity: Global Youth Service Day; OST News; OST Research; OST Highlight: After-School Summit, Asanas for Autism and Special Needs; BOOST Breakfast Club Blog; Social Media Contest; Funding Opportunities; Sponsor a Newsletter

March 2015- BOOST March News (click here)

Program Highlight: Mentoring Girls & Inspiring Sisterhood; BOOST Ambassador of the Month: Diego Arancibia; #BOOSTChat; BOOST Conference Sponsorship Opportunities; Work Space Rental Availability with BOOST; OST Highlight: Resource Directory for Afterschool System Builders; OST News; OST Research; BOOST Breakfast Club Blog; BOOST Speakers Corner; Social Media February Contest Winner; Social Media Contest; BOOST Vendor Fair; Planet BOOST; App of the month; Career Corner; Funding Opportunities; Youth Activity: Student Quotes

February 2015- BOOST February News (click here)

Program Highlight: No One Eats Alone Day; BOOST Ambassador of the Month: Kristin Stayer; #BOOSTChat; BOOST Conference Sponsorship Opportunities; OST Highlight: Free Teen Dating Violence Prevention Toolkit; OST Research; OST News; Free Webinar: Action for Healthy Kids; BOOST Speakers Corner; Breakfast Club Blog; TRUST Conference; Vendor Fair; Planet BOOST; Career Corner; February Social Media Contest; Free App of the Month: Test Your Pronouns; Staff Highlight: Ian Davis, Today's Future Sound; Funding Opportunities; Gift Cards and New T-Shirts for BOOST Gear Shop

January 2015- BOOST January News (click here)

Program Highlight: Open Doors Academy; Ambassador of the Month: Brad Lupien; #BOOSTChat; Student Quote; Free Webinars; Vendor Fair; OST Highlight: Flipped-Learning Toolkit; Youth Activity: Juggling Club; OST Research; OST News; January Social Media Contest; December Contest Winner; Free App of the Month: Star Chart; BOOST Speakers Corner; Breakfast Club Blog; Planet BOOST; Staff Highlight: Alyssa Gallagher from TRADESKOOL; Funding Opportunities

December 2014- BOOST December News (click here)

Program Highlight: #ICANHELP; Ambassador of the month: Erika Petrelli; Monthly #BOOSTChat Schedule; Student Quote; Request for Applications: After School Education and Safety; Youth Activity: Role-play reading and take center stage game; OST Research; OST News; Free Webinar: America After 3PM; BOOST Breakfast Club; November Contest Winner; Giving Tuesday Contest; Free App of the Month: Math Dash; BOOST Speakers Corner; OST Highlight: Common Core Stays After School; BOOST Vendor Fair; Funding Opportunities; Planet BOOST

November 2014- BOOST November News (click here)

Homeless Youth Awareness Social Media Campaign; Program Highlight: Digital Activity Center of Peace First and PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center, BOOST Buzz: New BOOST Team Members Betsy Galchutt, Andrea Seals Wilson, and Julie Emma; Ambassador of the Month: Julia Gabor; BOOSTChat; BOOST A Go-Go; Student Quote; Staff Highlight: Bianca Dalangin from Colage; OST Highlight: America After 3PM; Gear Shop; OST Research; OST News; Planet BOOST; Free Webinars; Breakfast Club Blog; Career Corner; Lights On! Afterschool Contest Winner; November Contest; Funding Opportunities; Free App of the Month; Vendor Fair; Speakers Corner

October 2014- BOOST October News (click here)

Program Highlight: STEAM Carnival; BOOST Buzz: Stephanie Barker Program and Event Assistant; Ambassador of the Month: ElizaBeth Parker Phillips; BOOSTChat; Student Quote; Lights On! Afterschool; OST Highlights: Community Action Toolkit, Explaining Common Core to Californians, Connected Educator Month Starter Kit, Staff Highlight: Niki Kraska NAMI San Diego; OST Research; OST News; Free Lights On! Afterschool Webinars; BOOST Breakfast Club Blog; Planet BOOST, Planet BOOST Contest; Back-to-school #BOOSTSelfie Winner; Free App of the Month; Speakers Corner; Funding Opportunities; Facebook Workshop; TedxSanDiego

September 2014- BOOST September News (click here)

Program Highlight: Hour of Code and Cheers for Children; BOOST Buzz: Back-to-School T-Shirt Special, BOOSTChat Schedule, BOOST Collaborative Pinterest; Training Opportunities, Student Quote, OST Highlights: How to Design and Run Great Program Activities and Power of Positive Connections Toolkit; Staff Highlight: Rob Travaglini from National Center on Time and Learning; Lights On Afterschool; Free Webinars: Helping Teachers Manage iPads in the Digital Classroom and 5 Key Steps in Planning and Implementing a Blended Learning Program and Reducing Chronic Absence through PEOPLE; OST Research; OST News, Breakfast Club Blog; Planet BOOST; Career Corner; Funding Opportunities; BOOSTChat Giveaway Winner; September Contest; Free Apps of the Month; BOOST Speakers Corner; BOOST Conference 2014 Photos; BOOST Vendor Fair

August 2014 - BOOST August News (click here)

Program Highlight: Reach for the Stars After School Program; BOOST Buzz: Monthly #BOOSTChat Schedule, New Program Coordinator Robert Messina, BOOST on Pinterest; OST Highlight: What are the impacts of Afterschool STEM?; Staff Highlight: Cornicha West, Tap In Academy; Youth Activity: Thrively Exploration; Free webinars; BOOST Breakfast Club Blog; Planet BOOST; OST Research; OST News; Funding Opportunities; Free App of the Month: Kids Fish Lite; BOOST Speakers Corner: Andria Fletcher; Student Quote; BOOST Back-to-School Giveaway; Training Opportunities; Vendor Fair: Nature-Watch.Com; Career Corner

July 2014 - BOOST July News (click here)

Program Highlight: Pro-Youth/HEART; BOOST Buzz: Monthly #BOOSTChat Schedule and I Am BOOST Video and Exhibitor and Attendee Registration Open for BOOST Conference; Sponsor the Newsletter; Free Resources; Affiliate Program; OST Highlight: Role Models Matter Toolkit; Staff Highlight: Chris Ortiz; Youth Activity: Musical Yoga Poses; Free Webinars: Preparing Students for High Growth Jobs, Milpitas Unified School District Goes Google and Increasing Participation in Summer Food Program; BOOST Breakfast Club Blog; Planet BOOST; Free App of the Month: Kids Reading; Speakers Corner: Jane Sharp; Training Opportunities; Funding Opportunities; Vendor Fair: Revolution K-12; Career Corner; Student Quote; BOOST Your Creativity Contest

June 2014 - BOOST June News (click here)

Program Highlight: YouthCity and Utah Afterschool Network; BOOST Buzz: I Am BOOST Video and Exhibitor and Attendee Registration Open for 2015 BOOST Conference; Sponsor the Newsletter, Free Resources, Affiliate Program; OST Highlight: Anti-Bias Framework; Staff Highlight: Tiffany Meyer; Youth Activity: 5 Minute Meditation; Free Webinars: Boosting Staff Performance; June Poll; BOOST Breakfast Club Blog; Planet BOOST; Free App of the Month: How to Make Paper Planes; BOOST Speakers Corner; OST Research; OST News; Vendor Fair: Skillastics; Training Opportunities; Funding Opportunities; Career Corner 

May 2014 - BOOST May News (click here)

Newsletter Sponsor: GOPHER; BOOST Buzz: #BOOSTChat; Sponsor the Newsletter; Free Resources; Program Highlight: Take Action; Affiliate Program; Staff Highlight: Cat Henning; Youth Activity: JUST RUN Stuffed Animal Relay; Free Webinar: Positive Youth Development; May Poll; BOOST Breakfast Club Blog; Planet BOOST; May Contest; OST News; OST Research; Funding Opportunities; Career Corner; Free App of the Month: Learn Guitar Chords; Vendor Fair: Positive Adventures; Speakers Corner: Dr. Gale K. Gorke; Training Opportunities; Fact of the Month

April 2014 - BOOST April News (click here)

Newsletter Sponsor: Adventures in Wisdom; BOOST Buzz: New Staff Members; Sponsor the Newsletter; BOOST Conference Save the Dates; Free Resource Center; BOOST Collaborative Instagram Account; OST Highlight: JELO; Staff Highlight: Andrew Cuffel; Youth Activity: Cooperation Squares; Free Webinars: Activating Youth Advocates and Engaging Parents as Program Advocates; April Poll; BOOST Breakfast Club Blog; Planet BOOST; April Contest: Peace, Love, BOOST Profile Picture; Funding Opportunities; OST Research; OST News; Free App of the Month: GeoGebra; Vendor Fair: Nature-Watch; Career Corner; Fact of the Month; Training Opportunities; Speakers Corner: Gabriela Baeza

January 2014 - BOOST January News (click here)

Remembering Sam Berns; BOOST Conference Save the Dates; Program Highlight: ARTS A Reason to Survive; Affiliate Program; National Mentoring Month; Staff Highlight: Lorie Clark; January Poll; January Contest: New Year's Resolution on Facebook; Free Webinar: ParentFurther; BOOST Breakfast Club Blog; Planet BOOST; Youth Activity: Quick Paper Bag Book; Free App of the Month: Space Images; Career Corner; Vendor Fair: Skillastics; Speakers Corner: Andria Fletcher; Meet Our Friends; Free Resource Center; Funding Opportunities; BOOSTOPEDIA; OST News; OST Research; Fact of the Month; BOOST Collaborative Wallpaper Download; Get Connected; BOOST Boot Camp; Sponsor the Newsletter

December 2013 - BOOST December News (click here)

BOOST Buzz - #BOOSTChat with Jack Andraka; Program Highlight: Hartford Public Schools Why Reading is Important Contest Winner; National Impaired Driving Prevention Month; Free Webinar: Science in Out-of-School Time; Staff Highlight: George Fiocca; Planet BOOST; Learn Algebra; BOOST Gear Shop; Career Corner; Vendor Fair: Challenge Day; BOOST Breakfast Club Blog; Speakers Corner: Erika Petrelli; Youth Activity: Tree of Dreams; Free Resource Center; BOOSTOPEDIA; Funding Opportunities; Fact of the Month; BOOST Collaborative Wallpaper Downloads; OST News; OST Research; BOOST Boot Camp; Sponsor the Newsletter

November 2013 - BOOST November News (click here)

Newsletter Sponsor of the Month - Adventures in Wisdom; BOOST Buzz - #BOOSTChat and Welcome new Event Coordinator, Kristie; Program Highlight: Digital Harbor Foundation, Baltimore, MD; Save the Dates- BOOST Conference 2014, 2015, 2016 downloads; Staff Highlight: Annette Santana; Youth Activity: When S is More than Just an S; November Poll; Vote for BOOST; National Homeless Youth Awareness Month; Free Webinar: Building Better Writers (without picking up a pen); BOOST Gear Shop Now on Square Market; BOOST Breakfast Club; Planet BOOST; Free App of the Month: Words, Words, Words; Career Corner; BOOST Vendor Fair; Stop! Get Your Geometry On!; BOOST Speaker's Corner; BOOST Resource Center has a New Look!; Out-of-School Time Research; Funding Opportunities; BOOSTOPEDIA; Out-of-School Time News; Fact of the Month; Get Connected: BOOST Yourself!; Free Downloads; BOOST Boot Camp; Sponsor the Newsletter

October 2013 - BOOST October News (click here)

OST Highlight: Lights on Afterschool, October 17, 2013; BOOST Buzz - Celebrating BOOST's 6 Year Anniversary and Welcome new BOOST Ambassador, Julie; Staff Highlight: Cynthia Clement, Middle School Teacher; Save the Dates- BOOST Conference 2014, 2015, 2016 downloads; Youth Activity: Shipwreck- Playworks; October Poll; October Facebook Contest; National Bullying Prevention Month; Free Webinar: Authentic Middle School Youth Engagement in Safe Routes to School; BOOST Gear Shop Now on Square Market; BOOST Breakfast Club; Planet BOOST; Free App of the Month: Spelling City; Career Corner; BOOST Vendor Fair; BOOST Speaker's Corner; Free Resource Center; Research; Funding Opportunities; BOOSTOPEDIA; Out-of-School Time News; Fact of the Month; Get Connected: BOOST Yourself!; Free Downloads; BOOST Boot Camp; Sponsor the Newsletter

September 2013 - BOOST September News (click here)

OST Highlight: Expanding Minds and Opportunities; BOOST Buzz - Intelligence Redefined with Scott Barry Kaufman; BOOST Conference Manifesto; Lights On Afterschool 2013; National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month; Program Highlight: Girls Give Back: Staff Highlight: Viviana Hernandez-Saint Louis; Youth Activity: Instant Challenge - Will It Stick; September Poll; September Facebook Contest; Hispanic Heritage Month Poster Contest; Free Webinar: Building Number Sense: Student-Centered Singapore Math Strategies for Grades K-5; BOOST Gear Shop Now on Square Market; BOOST Breakfast Club; Planet BOOST; Free App of the Month: StoryBots; Tech Talks Webinar; Career Corner; BOOST Vendor Fair; BOOST Speaker's Corner; Free Resource Center; Research; Funding Opportunities; BOOSTOPEDIA; Out-of-School Time News; Fact of the Month; Get Connected: BOOST Yourself!; Free Downloads; BOOST Boot Camp; Sponsor the Newsletter

July 2013 - BOOST July News (click here)

BOOST Buzz; Program Highlight: Texas Senate Bill 503 Passed!; Staff Highlight: Megan Logan; Youth Activity: Once Upon the Moon - Craters!; July Poll; July Facebook Contest; June Contest Winner; Declaration of Independence Trivia; Positive Adventures Named Most Innovative Product/Service in San Diego; America's National Night Out; Free Webinar: Strengthening Physical Activity and Nutrition Programs in Afterschool; BOOST Breakfast Club; Planet BOOST; Free Webinar: Charter School Facilities:The Pursuit for Equity; Free App of the Month: Mad Libs; Career Corner; BOOST Vendor Fair; BOOST Speaker's Corner; Free Resource Center; Research; Funding Opportunities; BOOSTOPEDIA; Out-of-School Time News; Gear Shop; Fact of the Month; BOOST Boot Camp

June 2013 - BOOST June News (click here)

BOOST Buzz; Program Highlight: Outreach With A Dance 'Hook'; Staff Highlight: Ryan Shorthill; Youth Activity: What Happens When....?; June Poll; June Contest; May Contest Winner; Congratulation Dr. Andi Fletcher and Kathy Lewis; National Summer Food Kick-Off Week; Free Webinar: Implementing Equity in Health in All Policies and Health Impact Assessments: From Concept to Action; TRUST Conference Leadership Team Graduates; BOOST Breakfast Club; Free Live Chat: Your Proposal Writing Questions, Answered; Planet BOOST; The New Poverty: Dealing with Economic Change; Free App of the Month: iLearn: Continents & Oceans; Funding Opportunities; Career Corner; BOOST Vendor Fair; BOOST Speaker's Corner; Out-of-School Time News; Research; Free Resource Center; Fact of the Month; BOOSTOPEDIA

May 2013 - BOOST May News (click here)

BOOST Buzz; Program Highlight: Batter UP!; May Poll; May Contest; It's Test Tiiiiime!; Dr. Toni Yancey; Free Operation FitKids Curriculum; BOOST Breakfast Club; National Physical Fitness & Sports Month; Funding and Opportunities; May is National Foster Care Month; Planet BOOST; BOOST Gear Shop: New Shirts!; National Get Outdoors Day; Out-of-School Time News; Free App of the Month: FitQuest Lite; Research; Career Corner; Vendor Fair; Speakers Corner; Fact of the Month; BOOST Boot Camp; Free Resource Center; BOOSTOPEDIA; Get Connected BOOST Yourself!; Free Downloads

April 2013 - BOOST April News (click here)

BOOST Buzz; Program Highlight: Camp Henry Live; Staff Highlight: Shari Leiton-Lopez; April Poll; Peace Love BOOST; National Foster Care Month; Free Webinar Series: Sustainability in your Out-of-School Time Program; BOOST Breakfast Club Highlights; National Distracted Driving Awareness Month; Funding and Grant Opportunities; National Volunteer Week; Planet BOOST; BOOST Gear Shop; "You Crazy! Growing Up Latino and Surviving to 25"; Out-of-School Time In the News; Free App of the Month: Screen Chomp; Research; Fact of the Month; Vendor Fair; Speakers Corner; Free Resource Center; BOOSTOPEDIA; BOOST Boot Camp; Get Connected, BOOST Yourself; Free Downloads

March 2013 - BOOST March News: Spring Forward and BOOST Yourself! (click here)

BOOST Buzz: Spring 2013 Interns; Program Highlight: Kindness Journals; Staff Highlight: Gina Sauer; March Poll/Contest; BOOST Welcomes Positive Adventures; Document Inocente Wins an Oscar; BOOST Breakfast Club Highlights; Global Youth Service Day; Youth Activity: Oobleck!; BOOST Conference; Journal of Expanded Learning Opportunities; Trend Micro: What's your story?; Green School Makeover Competition; Funding and Grant Opportunities; Planet BOOST; Free App of the Month: KHAN Academy; Career Corner; Out-of-School Time In the News; Research; Fact of the Month; BOOST Gear Shop; Vendor Fair; Speakers Corner; Free Resource Center; BOOSTOPEDIA; BOOST Boot Camp; Get Connected, BOOST Yourself; Free Downloads

February 2013 - BOOST February News: A Valentine BOOSTer Gram (click here)

BOOST Buzz: Trust Conference; Program Highlight: Walking School Bus; Program Highlight: Stand UP, Speak OUT!; February Poll; Monthly Contest; Office Space for Rent; Staff Highlight: Suamhirs Rivera; BOOST Conference Keynotes; BOOST Breakfast Club Highlights; Research: The State of Mental Health Among US Adolescents; Expanding Minds and Opportunities: the Power of Afterschool and Summer Learning for Student Success; Random Acts of Kindness Week; Youth Activity: Happy Lunar New Year!; Free Webinar; Green School Makeover Competition; Funding and Grant Opportunities; Planet BOOST; Free App of the Month: SAT Vocab; Career Corner; Out-of-School Time In the News; Research; Fact of the Month; BOOST Gear Shop; Vendor Fair; Speakers Corner; Free Resource Center; BOOSTOPEDIA; BOOST Boot Camp; Get Connected, BOOST Yourself; Free Downloads

January 2013 - BOOST January News: BYOB (click here)

Meet the BOOST Conference Leadership Team; Program Highlight: Elves Workshop; January Poll; Monthly Contest; Office Space for Rent; Staff Highlight: Adiana Wilmot; PBS Special Short Film on the Community Champion Honoree the YMCA Youth Institute, Long Beach, CA; Complete Me: A student created video on the importance of arts education; Natural High Online Film Series; BOOST Breakfast Club Highlights; Free Webinar:From Vision to Reality: Your Health, Your Choice - Celebrating Employee Wellness at the Elk Grove Unified School District; Project Yellow Light Anti-Distracted Driving Video Contest; Youth Activity: One-on-One Tag; The Rappin' Mathematician: Alex Kajitani; No Name Calling Week; Secret Millionaires Club Contest; Funding and Grant Opportunities; Vendor Fair; Speakers Corner; BOOST Gear Shop; Out-Of-School Time in the News; Planet BOOST; Free App of the month: Learnist; Research; Career Corner; Fact of the Month; Free Resource Center; BOOSTOPEDIA; BOOST Boot Camp; Get Connected, BOOST Yourself; Free Downloads

December 2012 - Boost December News (click here)

Boost out in the Community: Boys and Girls Club Ron Roberts Branch; December Poll; Monthly Contest; November Contest Winner, Alberto Castaneda; Program Highlight: LACOE Lights on Afterschool 2012; BOOST PSA's; Staff Highlight: Anastasia Johnson and Gabriel Clark; California Department of Education on iTunesU; BOOST Breakfast Club Blog Highlights; Bill of Rights Day Haiku Challenge; SmartBrief Free Webinar; Giving Cards; MLS W.O.R.K.S: Don't Cross the Line; Planet BOOST: Kathy Katrak; Youth Activity: Draw Batman Using Shapes; Free App of the Month: Progress by the Page; Career Corner; Funding and Grant Opportunities; Vendor Fair; Speakers Corner; BOOST Gear Shop; Out-of-School Time in the News; Free Resource Center; Opportunity for Action: Preparing Youth for 21st Century Livelihoods; Parents, Teens, and Online Privacy; The High Cost of High School Dropouts: What the Nation Pays for Inadequate High Schools; Fact of the Month; BOOSTOPEDIA; BOOST Boot Camp; Get Connected, BOOST Yourself; Free Downloads

November 2012 - BOOST November News (click here)

November Poll; BOOST Buzz: New Team Members and BOOST Ambassadors; Monthly Contest; BOOST Public Service Announcements; BOOST Conference Save the Date; 5th Annual National Listening Day; Program Highlight: The Youth Institute; Kid's Play Great Race; CYFERnet Free Webinar; Staff Highlight: Turiya Autry; Planet BOOST; Free App of the Month; Breakfast Club Blog Highlights; Career Corner; Vendor Fair; Speaker's Corner; Youth Activity: Energy of Light; Resource Center; Funding and Grant Opportunities; BOOSTOPEDIA; Out-of-School Time in the News; Free Downloads; Research; BOOST Yourself; BOOST Boot Camp; Fact of the Month

September 2012 - BOOST September News (click here)

September Poll; Inocente; BOOST Buzz; BOOST Collaborative Fundraisers; Family Day; Planet BOOST; Free App of the Month: TED; Career Corner; Speakers Corner; Program Highlight: Apprenticeships That Change Lives; Program Highlight: Sensory Friendly Films at AMC; Speakers Corner; Vendor Fair; Free Resource Center; BOOSTOPEDIA; Early Childhood Education; Free Downloads; Get Connected BOOST Yourself; Staff Highlight: Carolyn Smyth; BOOST Boot Camp; Research Articles; Sponsor the Newsletter; Out-of-School Time in the News; Youth Activity: It’s up to me; Fact of the Month; Funding and Grant Opportunities

June/July 2012 - BOOST Summer News: Sponsored by Marguerite Casey Foundation's Equal Voice Youth Empowerment Project (click here)

Summer Poll; Maria Full of Hope; National Great Outdoors Month; Social Wellness Month; BOOST Buzz; BOOST Ambassadors Program; July 4th – Independence Day; Planet BOOST; Free App of the Month: The Official SAT Question of the DAY; Career Corner; Speakers Corner; Program Highlight: Finding Happiness Through Service, Part II; Speakers Corner; Vendor Fair; Free Resource Center; Program Highlight: The Orange Duffel Bag Foundation; BOOSTOPEDIA; Breakfast Club featured Blog: “The Five Stages of Post Application Rejection Syndrome”; Get Mapped with MOST-Science; Free Downloads; Get Connected BOOST Yourself; Celebrating the 100 Best Communities for Young People; Staff Highlight: George Hernandez; BOOST Boot Camp; Sponsor the Newsletter; Out-of-School Time in the News; Youth Activity: Mapping the Journey; Funding and Grant Opportunities

January/February 2012- BOOST Winter News: Sponsored by Core Educational Services (click here)

Winter Poll; Mentoring Month; Program Highlight: AES Prep Open Mic Night Empower Up; Black History Month; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service; Program Highlight: TEDxYouthDay San Diego; Dr. Andria Fletcher Interview; Free App of the Month:PBS KIDS Video; Career Corner; Program Highlight: YMCA of Long Beach Cambodia Project; Breakfast Club blog: John Vandenburgh; BOOSTOPEDIA; Legacy Summit at BOOST Conference; BOOST Buzz: Milton Chen Announced as Keynote, BOOST Collaborative has moved; Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution; Free Downloads; Monthly Contest: Win Free BOOST Registration; BOOST Boot Camp; Staff Highlight: Jean Thomas; Youth Activity: Career Interest Map; Out-of-School Time News; Research; Funding and Grant Opportunities

November 2011 - BOOST November News: Sponsored by iDeal4aCause (click here)

November Poll; Healthy Behavior Workshops Announced; Program Highlight: YES! Campaign; Program Highlight: Jacksonville Children's Commission- Lights On Afterschool event; MetLife Foundation Afterschool Innovator Award winners; Professional Development: Grant Writing training; Breakfast Club blog: Andi Fletcher; BOOST Buzz: Meet our New High School Intern; November Contest: Create a Photo Caption; Staff Highlight: Cindy Dionne; Youth Activity: Mosaic Self-Portraits; Research; Funding and Grants; In the News; TEDxYouthDay; BOOST Media: Lunch Line film screening; From Soft Skills to Hard Data: Measuring Youth Program Outcomes; Win Tickets to the Chevron World Challenge; 4-H National Youth Science Day Awards; GRAIL Space Craft Naming Contest; Free App: Flashcards; October Contest Winner: Rachel Hall; New Resources

October 2011 - BOOST October News: Sponsored by You Can Do the Rubik's Cube (click here)

October Poll; BOOST Media: Sir Ken Robinson; BOOST Professional Development: Conference Keynotes; Red Ribbon Week; Natural High 5 free curriculum; Program Highlight: TEDxRedmond; Adora Svitak; Breakfast Club Blog: Diego Arancibia; Children & Nature free resource; September Contest Winner: Sandra Bishop; BOOST Buzz: Meet the New Fall Intern; October Contest: Find the butterfly; Planet BOOST: ElizaBeth Phillips; Staff Highlights: Kimberly Bruster and Shanya Dean; StopBullying.gov; Free App: BrainPOP featured movie; Youth Activity: Halloween Stories; Lights on Afterschool; Research: Making Data Matter in Family Engagement

September 2011 - BOOST News: Sponsored by You Can Do the Rubik's Cube (click here)

Back to School Poll; Program Highlight: LA's BEST BritWeek; Program Highlight: Voila ARTastic Camp; Planet BOOST: Erin Lieb; BOOST Buzz: Meet the New Breakfast Club Bloggers; App of the Month: Brain Toot; BOOST Professional Development: RFP deadlines; Facebook Contest: Promising Practices - Win a Diamond necklace; Staff Highlight: Maria Bringas, After-School All-Stars; Youth Activity: Soiless Pinto Bean Experiment; Breakfast Club Blog: Chad Furlong; Research: Strategy Guide: Collecting and Using Information to Strengthen Citywide; Research: After-School Programs for High School Students: An Evaluation of After School Matters; Lights on Afterschool; "America Adopts" PSA Contest, Recess Revolution

August 2011 - Warning: You May Become Inspired - News for BOOST Collaborative (click here)

BOOST Buzz: Meet the Summer Interns, Professional Development: Student Recruitment, July Contest Winner: Amigos de UCLA, August Contest: Post a job on the Career Corner - win BOOST gear, Taylor Mali keynote speech, Program Highlight: Dysart Community Center Summer Camp and original song, Planet BOOST: Jaime Stephanidis, Staff Highlight: Huy Nguyen, New Resources, Youth Activity: Mile-by-Mile Marathon, Research: F as in Fat, In the News, Funding and Grant Opportunities

July 2011 - BOOST News- Win free registration to the Healthy Behaviors Conference! (click here)

National Park and Recreation Month, BOOST Buzz: BOOST Interns Graduate, 2011 BOOST Conference Workshop Materials, Meet the 2012 BOOST Leadership Team, BOOST Professional Development, June Contest Winner: Jessie Singer, Monthly Contest: Subscribe to the BOOST YouTube page, BOOST Breakfast Club: Mike Ashcraft, Program Highlight: aNoteToMyKid.com, Staff Highlight: Phyras Men, Youth Activity: Toe-to-Toe, Research: Making Summer Count: How Summer Programs Can Boost Children's Learning, Harvard Family Research Project webinar: Successful Transitions to High School," In the News, Funding Opportunities, Free Resources

June 2011- BOOST News- Win a Free Staff Development Training (click here)

BOOST Buzz: Seeking New Members for the BOOST Leadership Team,  Facebook Contest: Enter to Win a Free Training, BOOST Boot Camp, BOOST Breakfast Club: Roberta Pantle, Program Highlight: Beyond the Bell TAKE ACTION Culmination Event, Staff Highlight: Gloria Richardson, Youth Activity: 3 Minutes to Making Math Real, Celebrate Summer Learning Day, Research: The Benefits, Challenges, and Successful Strategies of OST Programs in Rural Areas

May 2011 - BOOST News - Win BOOST Gear! (click here)

BOOST Buzz: San Bernardino CAPS Progran Recognized, Facebook Contest: Share your BOOST photos, Calendar: BOOST Training and Technical Assistance Options, BOOST Breakfast Club: Richard Wells, Program Highlight: Urban Teacher Fellowship Success Story, Staff Highlight: David Pierce, Youth Activity Connection: Relay Race for Kids, Research: A Crosswalk Between Learning in Afterschool Learning Principles and Afterschool Quality Measurement Tools

April 2011 - BOOST News (click here)

Global Youth Service Day Resources, Mark Blackshear recognized by National Council for Community Behavioral Health, Calendar: BOOST Conference, BOOST Breakfast Club Blog: John Vandenburgh, Program Highlight: 11th Annual Cesar Chavez Health Fair, Staff Highlight: Jon Berson, Youth Activity Connection: Vocabulary Variation, Research: What Works for African American Children and Adolescents, What Works for Latino/Hispanic Children and Adolescents

March 2011 - BOOST News - Win a a copy of "Rethinking Homework" (click here)

Youth Art Month Resources, New BOOST Ambassador, Training: Moving At Risk High School Students To College And Beyond, Breakfast Club Blog: Tara Donahue, Program Highlight: Hopa Mountain Youth Leadership Program, Staff Highlight: Kelcie Kopf, Youth Activity Connection: Singing and Signing!, Research: A Dynamic Framework for Understanding the Complex Work of Quality Out-of-School Time Programs

February 2011 - BOOST News - Win Guitar Hero III (click here)

Black History Month Resources, New High School Interns, Character Development and Leadership Training, Breakfast Club Blog: Dr. Andi Fletcher, February Facebook Contest, Program Highlight: Melrose Alliance Against Violence, Staff Highlight: Teng Yang, Youth Activity Connection: Sports Confusion, Resource: Community Works Journal

January 2011 - BOOST News- January 2011 (click here)

BOOST Spring Internship, Literacy Training of Trainers, January Facebook Contest, Program Highlight: After-School All-Stars featured on "The Sing Off", Staff Highlight: Andrea Kamins, Development Without Limits, New York, NY, Youth Activity Connection: Student Quotes, 2011 Free the Bowl Video Contest

December 2010 - BOOST News - December 2010 (click here)

Sponsor the Newsletter, Shop for Scholarships this Holiday Season, Books from Adora Svitak, Literacy Training of Trainers, Program Highlight: Lennox School Disctrict Receives Golden Bell Award, Staff Highlight: Felicia Lee, Long Beach Conservation Corps, Research: Hours of Opportunity.

November 2010 - BOOST News: What's Your Adventure? Sweepstakes (click here)

2010-2011 Training Schedule, November Facebook Contest, Meet the New Members of the BOOST Breakfast Club, Enter the "What's Your Adventure?" Sweepstakes, Meet the New BOOST Ambassadors, Program Highlight: San Diego Candy Buy Back Program, Staff Highlight: Jessalyn Allen-Harris, Research: America After 3 PM, Become a Sponsor!

October 2010 - October BOOST News (click here)

A Positive Place Training, October Facebook Contest, AfterSchool KidzScience, Program Highlight: The Happiness Club, Staff Highlight: Amanda Morales, Project Ignition, Books for Scholarships, Waiting for Superman, How Out-of-School Time Program Quality is Related to Adolescent Outcomes, Lights on Afterschool, Keynote Richard Louv

September 2010 – September BOOST News (click here)

Submit RFPs for Southern California professional development trainings, BOOST Toolkit for Success, Second Krawl for Kids Event, Program Highlight: Houston DINEs, Staff Highlight: David Nunez, No Phone Zone, Kids Count 2010

August 17th 2010– Submit an RFP for BOOST Professional Development Calendar (click here)

August 2010 – BOOST News - Win books from Abutech (click here)

Meet the BOOST Ambassadors, The Meeker Foundation Camping Trip, Staff Highlight: Evan Wilson, Engaging Older Youth

July 2010 – BOOST News - Win BOOST 2011 Registration (click here)

Grantwriting 101 Workshop, Our High School Intern Graduates, Kids to Kids, Project UNIFY, Diploma's Count

June 2010 – June 2010 BOOST News (click here)

BOOST Endless Summer Training, THINK Together Prom-a-licious Event, Why They Run

May 2010 – May 2010 BOOST News (click here)

ARTS, BOOST Keynote Adora Svitak: Books for Sale, Professional Development Calendar, Fight Crime: Invest in Kids

April 2010 – April 2010 BOOST News (click here)

Healthy Behaviors Initiative, Upcoming: Ten Keys for Lasting Connections with Students, BOOST Resource Center

 

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