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Korean War vet keeps homeless warm at night (

At age 88, Korean War veteran Stan Levin has earned the right to spend all his evenings in the warm comfort of his Serra Mesa home. But several nights a month for the past six years, Levin has patrolled the streets of downtown San Diego, handing out free sleeping bags, socks and snacks to homeless men and women he finds sleeping on the sidewalks. Levin, who makes all his street runs with fellow veteran Gilbert Field, is the No. 1 delivery man for San Diego Veterans for Peace’s Compassion...

Resilience Screening - please pass along, Monday, 1/29/18 from 3:30pm to 6pm at CSUSM

Please join us for a FREE film screening of the 2016 critically acclaimed documentary, Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope on Monday, January 29, 2018 from 3:30 – 6pm at California State University, San Marcos – University Student Union Ballroom, 2 nd Floor (333 South Twin Oaks Valley Rd., San Marcos 92096). This event is hosted in partnership with The San Diego Foundation and California State University, San Marcos to explore how addressing stress and promoting...

"It Takes a Village Conference" on how to better assist community members who are victims of community violence (Feb 7 & 8)

Please share with your networks. UPAC ACE is hosting “It Takes A Village” conference where presenters will provide trainings to help service providers across all disciplines on how to better assist community members who are victims of community violence. Attached is the flyer for the conference with the registration link inside. presents It Takes a Village Come gain knowledge and skills to support individuals and families who are affected by violence and youth at risk for gang involvement.

San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team (SD-TIGT) Meeting Agenda - Friday, January 5th: Networking at Noon and Meeting from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

SD-TIGT AGENDA Noon Networking - Noon to 12:30 pm Meeting 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm January 5, 2018 Mission: Promoting trauma-informed services in the San Diego region through collaboration, advocacy, and education. I. Noon Networking a. View SD-TIGT Slideshow and Resilient San Diego! event 3-minute video b. ACEs Connection individual assistance c. Take pictures with the SD-TIGT banner Meeting II. Introductions (Name and Organization) III. ACEs Connection Network a. Share-out of Panel Discussion on...


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Jaime J. Romo, Ed.D.
Hi, all, I'm wondering if you know what I'm talking about re: a comparison between the general population with ACES and the health care professional population some years later (presumably the same cohort). In the slide below, I think the blue bar is the general population (under 18) in maybe 1990; the red bar is health care population maybe 20 years later. I want to use this slide or something clearer with educators in an intro to Trauma Informed Care to say that we have to invest in our...Read More...

Resilience Building Movement

Dana Brown
Your discernment on our Resilience Building Movement is appreciated.  Please share your thoughts on existing Best Practices your organization has or is utilizing that can support our county-wide socio-ecological model.   Please post your...Read More...