All posts by Jan Gerritsen

Palo Alto PTA Council Invites You to Policy Setting Sessions on Teen Vaping & Youth Health

February 4, 23, and 25

The Palo Alto PTA Council successfully championed a 2020 CAPTA Resolution on Vaping: Resolution A The Santa Clara County Health Department is holding policy setting sessions specific to PTA advocacy. If you have elementary and middle school aged children, please consider attending one of these sessions. Register here: eventbrite/ PTA Advocacy Sessions.  Sessions are for those in leadership positions interested in advocacy at their school (Health & Wellness Representatives, VP Advocacy, VP Community Outreach).  Questions? Please contact Jade Chao at president_19_20@paloaltopta.org

Celebrate MLK Day

Monday, January 18th is an opportunity to reflect on the work and the mission of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Whether you choose to have quiet conversations with family or participate in public celebrations, Dr. King’s example of leadership and service is always a clarion call to us all to serve.  Consider attending, supporting, and/or publicizing the local  MLK Day of Celebration that is being hosted by our community partner YCS and the City of Palo Alto:

youthcommunityservice.org/MLK-Day