DCYF:5th Annual Bridging the Bay Conference - Jan. 31 & Feb. 1, 2014
Friday, January 31, 2014 at 8:30 AM - Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 3:30 PM (PST)
San Francisco, CA
The 5th Annual Bridging the Bay Conference is an exciting opportunity for providers to gain valuable tools and resources to enhance your program. The conference is in San Francisco's Balboa High School and DCYF is providing specialized teen, VPI and Community-based Afterschool grantees with free registration scholarships to attend both days of the Bridging the Bay Conference (Friday and Saturday). DCYF will offer free registration for up to 3 staff from your program who can attend all day Friday and/or Saturday. Preference will be given to programs that can send both a program leader and a line staff person to the conference and who have followed through on free registrations offered by DCYF in the past. Free registrations are limited, so sign up as soon as possible.
Conference hours: 8:30am-3:30pm, both days.
Please register no later than December 13th, 2013.
For additional questions, or to find out how you can purchase registration for additional staff, please contact Sherrice Dorsey-Smith at 415-934-4842, firstname.lastname@example.org.
When & Where
Department of Children, Youth and Their Families
About the Facilitator
Sangita Kumar is a results-based organizational development consultant and a skilled trainer dedicated to the empowerment of individuals and our communities. Her work over the past 10 years has allowed her to interact with a wide variety of organizations in business and non-profit sectors in the US and internationally. Sangita’s experience with these organizations ranges from coaching, staffing, professional development, strategic planning, program design, program management and mentoring. After 7 years of direct service in grassroots organizations and after-school programs, Sangita became a trainer and youth development specialist for the Community Network for Youth Development. In this role she developed expertise creating positive learning environments for afterschool professionals, studying the areas of youth development, behavior management, curriculum design, and youth empowerment. She has designed and led over 300 training workshops and specializes in applying youth development theory in program design and programmatic quality improvements. Her combination of business management skills and passion for learning and change allow her to move flexibly and efficiently amongst diverse organizations. In 2010 Sangita completed a Masters Degree in Organizational Development and became a Certified Life Coach.