The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Mistaken Identity (MI) is looking for people who want to notify the community of upcoming events, local, state and federal issues that further the advancement of our mission regarding:
Branch #1 - Advocacy
Lobby to raise awareness and funding for social and emotional learning programs for children with incarcerated parents. The programs would become a part of the state's curriculum in elementary, middle and high schools.
Branch #2 - Community Training
Free outreach training focusing on emotional and social learning, workforce development and leadership is provided at local libraries and community centers within our adopted TNI areas. Our current Community Tree of Life classes for 2018 are:
Changing your mindset: Translating your frustration and fears into a more productive lifestyle
Legitimize your hustle (LYH): Turn your hobby into a job and your job into a business