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Re-Issue Open Solicitation #2016-52: Identifying Trainers/Facilitators for the Youth development Community of Practice

RE-ISSUE OPEN SOLICITATION #2016-52

Identifying Trainers/Facilitators for the Youth Development Community of Practice

Re-Issue Date: Monday December 4, 2017

Closing Date: Wednesday December 20, 2017 4:00 PM

Youth Development Community of Practice

The Community of Practice (CoP) of the Collaboration Council coordinates the training and education/academic programs for youth development practitioners working in youth-serving fields such as workforce development, mentoring, recreation, and juvenile justice, with a focus on disconnected youth ages 16-24.


The Collaboration Council seeks letters of interest/proposals from organizations and qualified individuals to conduct workshops identified from meetings and surveys of youth development practitioners in Montgomery County. This solicitation seeks to identify qualified trainers to deliver workshops with content that build/strengthen the core competencies of youth development practitioners and deepen the learning experience with facilitation guided by adult learning principles. A few solicited topics for reissue include: Motivational Interviewing, Creating Gender Specific Programming for Girls of Color, Adolescents and Social Media in Youth Programs, and more. Click here for complete details OS 2016-52 Ressiue 12 2017

Announcing Open Solicitation #2017-58: Peer Connector Outreach Pilot

Peer Connector Outreach Pilot: Open Solicitation #2017-58

Issue Date: November 20, 2017

Closing Date: Monday, December 11, 2017, 4:00 p.m.

On any given day in Montgomery County, thousands of disconnected youth (ages 16-24 who are neither in school or working) can be found in need of opportunity and reconnection to education or employment. In many cases, these youth aren’t easily identifiable and therefore aren’t steered toward reengagement activities that could improve their long-term outcomes. This solicitation seeks to identify and select a qualified community-based organization with strong ties to the East County community (Briggs Chaney, White Oak, and Burtonsville) and its surrounding neighborhoods. Qualified applicants will be organizations either willing to hire or currently having on staff at least two individuals who have lived experience having been disconnected in Montgomery County that can serve as “peer outreach connectors”. For complete details and how to submit your Letter of Interest click on the following link: Peer Connector Outreach Pilot OS 2017-58