We hope you have a wonderful spring!
New Data & Information:
-- Sunny 101.9 Morning Show: Great Lakes Center For Youth Development Advocates “Family Assets”
-- GLCYD Employment Opportunity: GLCYD is seeking an Associate to expand youth development community mobilization and nonprofit capacity building efforts. Application must be submitted by Wednesday, May 22.
-- 2013 U.P. Service Awards:
The U.P. Volunteer Network invites you to recognize and celebrate these unsung heroes by nominating them for the 2013 U.P. Service Awards. Nominations must be received by June 1, 2013.
-- Amy Quinn went to speak at the Baraga/Houghton/Keweenaw DHS Annual Foster Parent Appreciation Dinner on April 24. Ms. Beverly Clairmont had been a foster mom for 48 years!! Ms. Lynett Cruickshank had been a foster mom for 10 years, and the DHS staff mentioned she was the one they always called when they needed to place a child in the middle of the night.
Photo from left to right: Beverly Clairmont (foster mom), Hannah Beesley (DHS) and Lynett Cruickshank (foster mom)
-- 2012 Youth Asset Report Data Release:
Marquette County Release - Wednesday, May 8; 3:30 -5:00 p.m.; MARESA, Marquette (NEW DATE)
-- Family Assets – A Positive Approach to Strengthening Families
Family Assets are everyday actions that all families can take to become stronger. Everyone in a family – including children, teens and parenting adults – plays a role in building these assets...
-- 2012 Youth Asset Report Data Release:
Alger County Release - Wednesday, April 10; 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.; Falling Rock Café, Munising
Marquette County Release - Friday, April 12; 3:00 -4:30 p.m.; Peter White Public Library, Marquette (it was cancelled due to the stormy weather and will be rescheduled soon!)
-- Sunny 101.9 Morning Show: GLCYD Previews Programs And Says Goodbye To Staffer
Paul Olson has left GLCYD and started working for Marquette County Health Department.
We really appreciate his hard work at GLCYD. We wish him the best of luck in his new career adventure.
2013 Marquette County Outstanding Volunteer Awards
The Volunteer Coordinators of Marquette County are accepting applications for the Marquette County Outstanding Volunteer Awards through March 18.
-- 2012-2013 Workshops & Webinar Series will start in January: Office Lean for Small Organizations workshop on January 15 in Harris, January 31 in Marquette & February 6 in Hancock; Vision Mapping workshop on February 13 in Harris,
February 21 in Marquette &
March 7 in Hancock and more coming!
-- Mark Your Calendar: U.P. Vulnerable Youth Convening, March 22, 2013 (FREE Registration!)
"Moving from Vulnerable Youth to Opportunity Youth" - Join us for a day of networking and exchanging new ideas to improve the lives of the Upper Peninsula's most vulnerable children! Registration will open in January.
-- Find out about our vulnerable youth work by reading the fantastic article from Michican Nightlight!
-- GLCYD Member-Only Event! (Event Flyer)
Thursday, October 18, 2012; 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Border Grill (1145 W. Washington Street, Marquette)
Meet and Greet with Matthew Downey, Keynote Speaker for the U.P. Nonprofit Conference
Only 20 seats are available and limit 2 representatives per organization; Lunch cost $5 (payable at the door)
To RSVP, contact Victoria Leonhardt at (906) 228-8919 x13 or e-mail email@example.com.
-- Doug Garrison Show on October 11 about the 8th U.P. Nonprofit Conference
-- Sunny 101.9 morning show - Great Lakes Center For Youth Development Presents Annual Non-Profit Conference
-- At the Council of Michigan Foundations & Michigan Nonprofit Association Joint Conference in Detroit on Oct. 9, Kyle Caldwell was recognized for his exemplary leadership of MNA. We salute Kyle for all he's done for MI nonprofits & GLCYD. Kyle joins The Mott Foundation in December.
-- Nineteen students attended this workshop, Serving on a Nonprofit Board, led by Judy Watson Olson in October. Young adults can be energetic & innovative additions to nonprofit boards. Judy encouraged them to seek out organizations they could be passionate about. There are hundreds of nonprofits that need volunteers in the U.P. and the students hope to serve as board members in the future here or in another community.
-- Laurie Kaufman, board chair, Judy Watson Olson and Amy Quinn attended the Board Leadership Forum in Chicago in September. What a great opportunity to learn and network with other nonprofit leaders from 44 states and 4 countries about nonprofit governance and leadership.
-- 2011 Marquette Alger Youth Asset Summit Oct. 27, 2011
16. High Expectations
40. Positive View of Personal Future
18. Youth Programs
Areas of Concern
27. Equality and Social Justice
2. Positive family Communication
-- Alger County Release (April 10, 3:30 – 5 p.m., Falling Rock Café, Munising)
-- Japanese Art Class (April 13)
-- Pin It, Tweet It, Share It Webinar (May 7)
-- Marquette County Release (May 8, 3:30 -5:00 p.m., MARESA in Marquette)
-- Marquette/Alger Asset Release Webinar - FREE registration for everyone! (TBD)
-- 21 Annual Parenting Awareness Michigan Conferences (October 17, Holiday Inn in Marquette)
-- 9th Annual U.P. Nonprofit Conference (October 18)