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City (San Diego) Accepting Applications for Urban Agriculature Incentive Zones

Two years ago, the San Diego City Council unanimously approved my Urban Agricultural Incentive Zone Proposal. The program helps expand community access to fresh produce through a property tax incentive for qualifying land owners who allow urban gardens on their property. There’s a new website for the program (listed below). Applications and an interactive map highlighting eligible lots are available for the public to view. The program gives communities throughout the City an economic tool to...

If you want to talk health, you have to talk social connection (Prevention Institute)

June is Immigrant Heritage Month. In the face of increasing attacks on immigrants, it’s more important than ever to celebrate and support the diverse families that make up the beautiful fabric of our nation. Let’s work together to ensure that everyone who calls the US home has the opportunity to live healthy lives. # ImmigrantHeritageMonth # KeepFamiliesTogether To view the 2-minute video clip, please click here.

My Heroes in Matters of Diversity; A Shout Out to Community-Based Block Program (

When I looked at you a little while ago at the Jackie Robinson YMCA, decked out in your finery, you were about the most beautiful sight I’ve ever laid my eyes on, just a-hugging and -pecking each other on the cheek and smiling and talking with your bodies and your hands, your love for each other aglow. And you personified a little of everybody — gays, lesbians, bi, non-hearing, blind, skin tones from ivory to ebony, ethnicities aplenty: Mexican American; Latino; Chicano; Chicana; Filipino;...

San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team (SD-TIGT) Meeting - Friday, July 6th: Networking at Noon and Meeting from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Join WebEx meeting (recurring) From a computer, click here Meeting number (access code): 801 593 622 Meeting password: Trauma1! Join by phone only, call 1-240-454-0887 US Toll , Meeting number (access code): 801 593 622 Enter (#) when asked for an attendee I I. Welcome Co-facilitators: Stephen Carroll and Linda Ketterer II. Introductions (Name and Organization) III. History of San Diego's Trauma-Informed Journey (9-minute video) IV. Brag Sheets...


Trauma Sensitive Schools Learning Community

Thought this might be of interest to our members who are in education! Are you ready to take a year-long journey to create a healthier school with a trauma-sensitive approach? Join schools from across the country to learn more about the National Council’s Trauma-Sensitive Schools Learning Community. Find out how it works, expectations and commitments and how this one-of-a-kind opportunity can benefit your school, district and students. Incorporating a trauma-sensitive approach in your school...Read More...
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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...