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F.A.C.E. News 05/01/2021

"Families learned more about the Navajo way of honoring earth and its people through planting during last April's FACE Family Circle: Indigenous Series:Planting— K’iidilye╠ü . Alvino Sandoval our Navajo Language Consultant was the main resource speaker last April 21, 2021. Families joined in via Zoom and learned the value of planting during Spring time, children made beans and corn art collage, interacted with each other virtually and even planted their own seeds! Family Circle is a family engagement activity done every month. 

FACE is now accepting pre-natal to 5 years old for Homebased and 3 to 5 years old for Center-based preschool with Adult Education. "

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Division of Community Services Announcement: 04/01/2021

DIVISION OF COMMUNITY SERVICES ANNOUNCES:

 

Educate • Enable • Empower

visit WWW.ONNSFA.ORG for further information on the Navajo Nation Scholarship

Fall Semester 2021-22 deadline is June 25, 2021

 

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Division of Community Services Announcement: 04/01/2021

We are encouraging youth and young adults to check out the employNM.com website for free resources to help build employment skills.  This week the virtual events include:  April 16, 2021 U.S.Census Bureau Recruitment Event; April 20, 2021 U.S. Customs and Border Protection Hiring Webinars, and May 6, 2021 Saputo Virtual Recruitment Event.  Take a look at employment opportunities. Thanks

Marlene

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May 01, 2021 – Jun 30, 2021: Division of Community Services

Native American Career and Technical Education Program

There is still time to sign up for summer classes at many New Mexico Institutions. SIPI’s summer registration closed on April 9 but Registration for Fall classes is open until August 6, 2021. SIPI is opening dorms for Fall 2021 for a limited number of students so, apply for fall semester now!

Most Institutions have online or Hybrid instruction, most Labs will be face to face, and some courses are all hands on delivery such as Automotive, CDL, CNA / Nursing are face to face

Summer  2021 Classes

CNM                                        May 17                                                  August 8, 2021

SIPI  The deadline to register is past for summer but it is not too late for fall. The dorms may be opening up in the fall for limited occupancy.

UNM                                        June 07                                     July 31, 2021

UNM  Valencia                       June 07                                     July 31, 2021

Dine College                Last date to register  May 21, 2021                                                         

  Summer Session I   May 24          to      June 25, 2021

  Summer Session 10 WK May 24   to      July 30, 2021

  Summer Session II   June 28        to         July 30

NTU     Summer Session                June 7     to                         July 16, 2021

              Pre-reg. June 7            Summer Intersession  July 19   to   August 6, 2021

Fort Lewis College

 First 5, 6 and 14 Week Part of terms      

 Classes begin   May 10            

 First 5 –week session end                      Friday, June 11, 2021

 First 6 –week session end                      Friday, June 18, 2021

 First 14 –week session end                    Friday, August 13, 2021

 Second 5-week part of term

 Classes Begin Monday June 14   to        Friday July 16, 2021

 Second 6-week part of term

                                                Classes Begin Monday June 21   to        Friday July 30, 2021

Scholarship Opportunities

Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship & Financial Assistance (ONNSFA) Apply Now for 2021/2022 / Deadline June 25, 2021

The online application for the 2021-2022 Academic Year is now open. http://bit.ly/21_22_Application

Alamo Chapter Scholarship

Edge for Excellence (Alamo High School Graduates)

  • NOW Recruiting for NACTEP Students
  • NOW is the time to plan for Fall 2021 semester

WIOA (SAWDB) – Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act

Now Recruiting

Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act WIOA (Section 166)

2021 SUMMER YOUTH ENRICHMENT ONLINE PROGRAM (SYEOP)

Participants must have access to a laptop and internet connection.  Must complete an enrollment application which will include submission of documentation for enrollment, Must be entering high school as Senior’s, up to 24 years of age.

Participants who were not enrolled in WIOA Section 166 program will be considered as well as those entering postsecondary education in the fall 2021 semester 

Funding Source:  WIOA (Section 166)

10 participants (Section 166)

8 Weeks, beginning June 7 – July 29, 2021

$10.00/hr.; 4 days/wk., 6 hrs./day (8-12 (4); (1-3 (2)

The idea behind the enrichment program is to allow participants to:

  • Attend an Online ZOOM orientation to welcome participants, conduct an overview of WIOA, review timesheets, discuss mandated attendance at each online session, discuss writing prompts (journal writing), and other methods of validating progress
  • Engage in online educational activities that will increase academic skill levels in reading, language, and math (enrollment in Essential Education)
  • Take a pre and post TABE assessment to measure level gains within an eight week period, Schedule TABE a week before the session begins
  • Engage in an online ZOOM Alamo Navajo Cultural activities
  • Utilize educational and career readiness online resources to enhance understanding of employability skills, career preparation, and postsecondary opportunities (ZOOM, Video’s, etc.)
  • Financial Literacy – ZOOM training and Digital Literacy – WNMU Northstar
  • Job Searching – Case Manager
  • Health/Wellness – ZOOM exercises
  • Virtual College Campus Tours (NTU, SIPI, UNM Valencia, etc.)
  • Access to Employ NM website for free sessions on Soft Skills, Resume Building, and Interviewing Techniques
  • Drug/Alcohol Prevention & Dealing with COVID online Sessions
  • Keyboarding Skills – Online Program
  • Art History
  • Test Taking Skills & Strategies
  • Guided Reading Activities for Young Adults

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Mar 18, 2021 – Apr 30, 2021: Alamo Navajo Wellness Center News

Community Garden

 

Alamo Navajo Health and Wellness Center has a new diabetes prevention and treatment project for the greater Alamo community. The Wellness Center's walking path has several areas plowed, thanks to Casey Guerro. The walking path has 3 raised bed areas and 1 small field that will be used to plant native seeds, including: corn / melons / squash / beans / tomato. Raised beds will be made first week of April, beds will be filled with a soil/compost mixture mid-April, and seeds will be planted around May 1st.

Seeds donated by the Navajo Nation's "New Dawn" program.

 

Community garden development has been a collaborative effort from community garden planning committee members, Wellness Center staff, "New Dawn" program seed donations, and also help from Socorro County Options, Prevention, and Education (SCOPE), A Comprehensive Health Council serving Socorro County, NM.

 

Online Yoga Classes 

 

When: Starting March 23rd, 2021, Tuesdays, 630 pm - 730 pm, Fridays, 530pm - 630pm.

Where: Online, Zoom videoconference

Access: https://US02WEB.ZOOM.US/J/83241526774

Passcode: FEELGOOD

 

DVDs will be made available for distribution to community members through the clinic and wellness center.