Announcements and To-Dos

Grant Opportunity: City of Sacramento offers Bridging Community Trauma Grants for organizations that can provide community mental health supports

The City of Sacramento, California (City) is issuing this Request for Proposal (RFP) for experienced community organizers, leaders, and/or non-profit organizations to help coordinate existing resources, bridge gaps, and implement the continued work of the Mayor’s call to action for mental health professionals to help address community trauma needs. PRE BID MEETING IS FRIDAY JULY 6, 3:00 at City Hall, Rm 1119 (Nonmandatory informational session).

Possibly community grant - Better Health and Wellbeing at the Community Level

RWJ working with ideas42 is currently soliciting applications from communities who are tackling challenging problems in community health and well-being, and who are interested in learning how the field of behavioral science, which provides deeper insights into how people make decisions and take actions, can be used to develop better solutions to these problems. Interested communities will designate an organization or consortium of organizations to submit the application on their behalf. FROM...

Mapping Trauma Informed Care throughout First 5 Associations

On April 15th, representatives from 6 counties met on a conference call to discuss recent First 5 activities around Trauma Informed Care (TIC). Since our first gathering at last year's Association Summit, we have been meeting quarterly via conference call and have learned that there is a lot going on with TIC. So much is going on that we decided to send out a survey gathering data to map all our TIC efforts across the state. Please let us know if you are at a First 5 and are interested in...

Sacramento Meeting Is Today at 4: Featuring Kaytie Speziale, Coordinator of the SF Trauma Informed Systems Initiative

AGENDA (also attached for friendlier printing) Sacramento ACEs Connection Meeting Agenda Tuesday, April 12, 2016 4:00pm -5:30pm Kiwanis Family House 2875 50th Street Sacramento, CA 95817 Welcome, Mindfulness Minute, and Introductions Presentation: San Francisco Trauma Informed Systems Initiative A Project of the San Francisco Department of Public Health Presenter: Kaytie Speziale, Project Coordinator ACEs Connection group website - Interest in being listed as member organization -Highlight...

Don't Miss Tuesday's ACEs meeting! Featured Presenter will be Kaytie Speziale of the Trauma-Informed Systems Initiative in San Francisco

Come learn about San Francisco's Trauma-Informed Systems Initiative! Kaytie Speziale, MFT is the Coordinator for the Trauma-Informed Systems Initiative at the San Francisco Department of Public Health. San Francisco Department of Public Health has taken an innovative approach to addressing the wide-spread impact of trauma on the people we we serve, our staff and our organization. In its effort to move towards a healing organization, SFDPH has instituted a multi-tiered approach to embed and...