[Parentsgroup-list] COOP funds

Taeseok Kim kim57 at fas.harvard.edu
Thu Mar 16 17:07:14 EST 2006


Here is one more family. We have a 13months old girl.
I'd be happy to help to make this happen.
Please let me know how to help.

Taeseok Kim





On 3/16/06, Alireza Doostdar <alireza at doostdar.com> wrote:
> Same here. We have a 3-year-old boy.
>
> -Alireza
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: parentsgroup-list-bounces at lists.hcs.harvard.edu
> [mailto:parentsgroup-list-bounces at lists.hcs.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Jascha
> Smilack
> Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2006 3:28 PM
> To: Douglas Knecht
> Cc: Linda Liang; lliang.fas.sent at gmail.com;
> Parentsgroup-list at toad.hcs.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: [Parentsgroup-list] COOP funds
>
> One more interested family!
> Please let us know how we can help.
>
> Thanks,
> Jascha
>
> On Mar 16, 2006, at 3:22 PM, Douglas Knecht wrote:
>
> > Linda and Christine,
> > My name is Doug Knecht, father of 1 year old Max and doctoral
> > student at the graduate school of education.  My wife and I would
> > love to work with folks to put together a grad student childcare co-
> > op.  I know there are at least 2-3 other HGSE doctoral students
> > with kids whom I have talked to (very preliminarily) about getting
> > something like this off the ground.  As Christine implied, there
> > are many more of us across the schools.  Suffice it to say, the
> > demand is definitely here if the supply is met.
> > When you get some time, please let me know how you think I can help
> > (write or call).
> > Thanks for reaching out,
> > Doug
> > (617) 642-0980
> >
> > On Thu, 16 Mar 2006 13:30:09 -0500 (EST)
> >  Christine Dianne Wenc <wenc at fas.harvard.edu> wrote:
> >> Dear Linda,
> >> Thank you so much for your note. It's definitely safe to say there
> >> is a
> >> need!  I can't write much now (it's
> >> my own babysitting co-op day) but I have been in touch with
> >> someone with
> >> the library, and there may be space somewhere to have drop-in
> >> child care.
> >> If we were able to get some additional funding, we could possibly
> >> have the space and staff it as a grad student co-op.  There may be
> >> liability issues (in fact, I'm
> >> sure there are) to be worked out--but perhaps we could work together?
> >> more later, Christine
> >> On Thu, 16 Mar 2006, Linda Liang wrote:
> >>> Congratulations on the appointment as an official club!
> >>>
> >>> I am writing to let you know that the COOP has a fair amount of
> >>> grants
> >>> that are designated for public/community service projects around the
> >>> area.  In general, there is interest from the COOP community to help
> >>> support parents, but they said that they hadn't heard of any
> >>> particular
> >>> ideas or programs that has really fit with the designation of the
> >>> funds.  Although, reviewing grants this past month, we discussed the
> >>> possibility of perhaps having the COOP fund a co-op type of child
> >>> care
> >>> for the graduate students. While they can't provide money for
> >>> individuals for child care purposes, they seemed agreeable to the
> >>> idea
> >>> of helping fund and set up a program that will benefit many graduate
> >>> students, if the need is there.  I was wondering what your
> >>> thoughts were
> >>> on this as parents, and if there is a need and interest of some sort
> >>> along these lines.
> >>>
> >>> Sincerely,
> >>> Linda Liang
> >>> Dudley Public Service Fellow
> >>>
> >>> Christine Dianne Wenc wrote:
> >>>
> >>> >Hi everybody,
> >>> >
> >>> >As of today, our application was approved by the deans and the
> >>> GSC, and
> >>> >the GSAS Student-Parent Organization is an official GSAS
> >>> >group.  This means we can get funding from the GSC & elsewhere,
> >>> organize colloquia
> >>> >and other academic events, keep having social events, and
> >>> operate our
> >>> >advocacy work from a stronger position.  Thank you, everyone, for
> >>> >your support.
> >>> >
> >>> >best,
> >>> >Christine
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> >
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> > Douglas R. Knecht
> > Doctoral Student
> > Harvard Graduate School of Education
> > 617.642.0980
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Taeseok Kim
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