Equitable Hiring & Staff Development Practices to Break Down Systemic Barriers & Increase Access in Out-of-School Time

SHARE ON SOCIAL: As a 20-year organization that provides supports for out-of-school time (OST) professionals to develop programs that inspire children to be their best and allow them to thrive socially and academically, Prime Time Palm Beach County recognizes and is working with partners, funders and allys in positions of power to break down systemic…

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Prime Time Event Educates and Encourages SEL and Youth Development to Promote Healthy Relationships with Water 

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are nearly 10 accidental drownings in the U.S. every day. That’s 3,500 people every year who die in water. Within these numbers is a startling fact: the fatal-drowning rate of Black/African-American children is three times higher than white children. On November 17, 2021, Prime Time hosted Water is Our…

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Prime Time and Community Members Take Action Toward Creating Respect, Justice and Safety for Everyone

Community members, law enforcement professionals from school systems, detectives from the state’s attorney’s office and Prime Time Palm Beach County began Dialogue to Change conversations designed to provide citizens, local police and justice officials with an opportunity to work together to strengthen foundations of trust and respect, creating equity, justice and safety.   The theme of the dialogues were community and policing,…

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Youth Invited to Meet Florida Scientists this Fall

Prime Time Palm Beach County is now offering children and youth the opportunity to meet, chat, learn and ask questions with real scientists during live interactive science webinars hosted by Scientist in Every Florida School.  Afterschool programs and families are encouraged to register as soon as possible. Spaces fill up quickly. Once registered, a link will be provided…

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Leadership Opportunities and Community Services Hours Available for Youth in Middle and High School

Prime Time Palm Beach County invites youth in middle and high school, who are interested in leadership opportunities, to join our Teen Advisory Council (TAC) meetings. The goal of the TAC is to provide a fun, safe space where young people can voice their ideas and experiences in a meaningful way; participate in discussions, activities and work groups that build their leadership…

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To Make SEL Stick, Align School and Out-of-school Time

Prime Time Palm Beach County recently featured in The Learning Professional article entitled To Make SEL Stick, Align School and Out-of-School Time, covers why SEL partnerships matter, a focus on adult SEL, SEL signature practices, collaboration as a priority and how to create a seamless approach for students.  Prime Time’s Director of Professional Development Katherine…

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