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Sacramento Report: Maienschein on Housing Vote: ‘I Know I Did the Right Thing’ (voiceofsandiego.org)

San Diego Republican Assemblyman Brian Maienschein stopped by the VOSD Podcast this week to talk about his pivotal vote on Sen. Toni Atkins' SB 2, a bill that brings in new revenue to fund affordable housing via a fee on certain real estate documents. On being the lone Republican Assembly vote on SB 2: " It was a big vote. You know, any time you step out you're the only one on something, that's a tough vote. Candidly, I know I did the right thing. I feel very comfortable with it... I mean...

Refugee Gives City Heights a Big Hand (sandiegouniontribune.com)

San Diego's City Heights neighborhood struggles with crime and poverty and a shortage of everything from parks to doctors. But for 22-year-old resident Jhaga Mahat, the biggest challenge of living in City Heights is getting people to see it the way he does. "When I tell people I live here, they tell me it's a ghetto and there are a lot of gangs here. But for me, City Heights is not like that," says Mahat, who came to San Diego in 2011 from a refugee camp in Nepal. "When I got here, I saw a...

San Diego County Juvenile Hall Treats Traumatized Youth With Innovative Program (livewellsd.org)

About 70% of youth in detention have mental health diagnoses often related to high levels of trauma. To seek out a solution, the San Diego County Probation Department participated in the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform's "Youth in Custody" certificate program through Georgetown University and developed plans for a specialized treatment unit - TRU or Trauma Responsive Unit - to better meet the specific needs of male youth in custody. TRU has seen many successes in its first year,...

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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...
San Diego Trauma Informed Guide Team Agenda for July 10, 2015 12:30pm-2:00pm Located at MHS Inc. 9465 Farnham St, SD, CA 92123 (Please park in the street) Mission Statement: To promote the development and provision of trauma-informed services in San Diego County’s agencies and systems through collaboration, advocacy and education to achieve transformation. I. Introductions II. Agency Overview and Trauma Informed Journey Presentation: Chadwick Center for Children and Families - Jennifer...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...
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