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  • ready-for-life youth initiative has received 1 donation
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  • ready-for-life youth initiative posted a progress report
    Ready for Life - MPowRing youth
    By - Laura Conroy - Board Member, Bienestar
    A joyfully noisy classroom of 3rd grade students hums with conversations about the latest Harry Potter book, minecraft[1], and fractions.  Smatterings of Spanish slip in and out as groups solve math problems collaboratively on an ipad.  Some of the kids in the classroom are Latino with bright eyes and dark hair;...
    • 2 months ago
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  • ready-for-life youth initiative has received 1 donation
    • 4 months ago
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  • ready-for-life youth initiative posted a progress report
    MpowR Program Term 1 Ou tcome Report, 2013-2014
    By - Bienestar - Ready For Life
    MpowR Program Term 1 Outcome Report, 2013-2014 Jose Arciga, Juniper Gardens, Elm Park Clubs – September 2013 to December 2013 Background: In September 201 3, 48 students walked into 3 separate MpowR clubs at Bienestar properties with homework in hand, ready to take on the new school year. The three clubs took place at...
    • 9 months ago
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  • ready-for-life youth initiative posted a progress report
    Parents As Teachers - Outcome Report
    By - Gracie Garcia - Resident Services Director
    Bienestar began its second cycle of Parents as Teachers program to provide a monthly parenting group accompanied with individualized home visits in October, 2012.  Bienestar staff used the Foundational curriculum developed for parents with children from birth to three to teach parents how to foster their child’s...
    • 1 year ago
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  • ready-for-life youth initiative has received 2 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • ready-for-life youth initiative posted a progress report
    2013 Summer Lunch & Fun
    By - Aleksi Merilainen - Development Director
    Now for the fourth year, Bienestar offered Summer Lunch and Fun to the children of our multi-family housing properties and the community at large during the summer of 2013. With support from the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program and the Hillsboro School District, we served a total of 3,164 lunches at two program...
    • 1 year ago
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  • ready-for-life youth initiative posted a progress report
    Homework Club 2012-2013
    By - Elena Barreto - Bienestar Program Coordinator
    Bienestar Homework Club Outcome Report: Montebello, Sunset Gardens, Reedville, Jose Arciga, and Elm...
    • 1 year ago
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  • ready-for-life youth initiative has received 4 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • ready-for-life youth initiative posted a progress report
    Fall 2012 -- Born to Learn/Parents as Teachers
    By - Aleksi Merilainen - Development Director
    Born to Learn, which uses the nationally accredited Parents as Teachers curriculum, is one of the most important youth programs implemented at Bienestar to date. The program provides upstream support to promote the cognitive development of low-income, Latino children through coaching families with newborns and toddlers...
    • 2 years ago
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  • ready-for-life youth initiative posted a progress report
    Listos Para Vida - Youth Summer Programs
    By - Aleksi Merilainen - Development Director
    This summer, Bienestar is kicking our youth program offerings into high gear, offering a wide variety of daily programs to the children of farm workers and low-income working families to help them stay engaged and healthy. The "summer slide" is a real issue that Bienestar children face and which we see in our Homework Club...
    • 2 years ago
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    • 2 years ago
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  • ready-for-life youth initiative posted a progress report
    Listos Para Vida - Education Navigation
    By - Aleksi Merilainen & Samantha Dillman - Development Director and VISTA Program Coordinator
    In the spring of 2012, Bienestar added a new program to its Listos Para Vida Youth Initiative to help complete our comprehensive youth program offerings from birth through adulthood with Education Navigation. Education Navigation is a program for teenagers and young adults between the ages of 14 and 20 who live in a...
    • 2 years ago
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    Listo Para Vida - Winter 2011
    By - Aleksi Merilainen - Development Coordinator
    Bienestar’s Listos Para Vida/Ready for Life Youth Initiative aims to help the more than 1,200 children served by Bienestar experience academic and personal success, move past their parents’ education levels (average 7th grade) and avoid the cycle of poverty and the maladies associated with it.  The...
    • 3 years ago
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  • ready-for-life youth initiative has received 4 donations
    • 3 years ago
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    • 3 years ago
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  • ready-for-life youth initiative posted a progress report
    Listo Para Vida - Fall 2011
    By - karen Shawcross - Executive Director
    Bienestar has been hard at work this past summer to continue our commitment to helping the 1,065 children we serve through the Listos Para Vida/Ready for Life Innitiatve. Through Homework Clubs, Science Clubs, Financial Literacy Classes, Summer Lunch & Fun, Summer Reading Safari, Nutrition Classes, PlayWrite, Soccer...
    • 3 years ago
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  • ready-for-life youth initiative posted a progress report
    Bien-$tar-$avers: Youth IDA Program
    By - Karen Shawcross - Executive Director
    Bien-$tar-$avers is a youth Individual Development Account (IDA) program for children and teens who live in a Bienestar apartment. We currently have 20 participants in the program ranging from grades 3rd through 12th. An IDA is a matched savings account that enables individuals with limited financial resources...
    • 3 years ago
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  • ready-for-life youth initiative posted a progress report
    Listos Para Vida?Ready for Life Program Report
    By - Karen Shawcross - Executive Director
      Bienestar's youth initiative operates programs for children from infants to teens who live in Bienestar affordable apartment properties.  These children are from farmworker and working poor families with an average income ranging between $10,000 and $19,000.  Their families struggle mightily with just...
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Organization

Bienestar

Hillsboro, OR, United States
http://www.bienestar-or.org

Project Leader

Karen Shawcross

Hillsboro, Oregon United States

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