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Register Now: Learn about Data on Youth in Schools (Th. Nov 8 at 10am)

Dear Fellow Advocate, Our upcoming webinar, Data Briefing: New Data on Youth in Schools , is on Thursday, November 8 at 10 am PST. We recently released a comprehensive suite of data on more than a dozen topics, from bullying and cyberbullying to school climate, school safety and student support. These data come from the 2013-2015 California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS) and California School Staff Survey (CSSS) which is the largest statewide surveys of school climate, risk behaviors, and...

SD-TIGT Membership Meeting Agenda - November 2, 2018

Zoom link : https://zoom.us/j/5690407560 Or Telephone : (646)558 8665 or (669)900 6833 Meeting ID: 569 040 7560 I. Welcome - Introductions (Name and Organization) II. Members Invitation on Topic-Specific Membership Meetings - Launch in January, 2019 a. Have attendees share their areas of interest on post-it notes III. Committee Report Out a. Membership Committee: Co-Chairs Stephen Carroll/Linda Ketterer - Honoring New Members (2nd meeting) b. Resources Committee: Co-Chairs Morgan...

Free Screening & Discussion of Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope

“The child may not remember, but the body remembers.” Please join us for a free screening and discussion of Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope. When: Monday, November 5, 2018 Where: Straight from the Heart 851 West San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos 92078 Time: 6-9pm Resilience is a documentary that takes a deeper look into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the increased risks for physical and mental health problems in adulthood. Resilience...

FREE Domestic Violence Essentials Training - Mon, Dec 3, 2018 9am-4pm

Sent on behalf of the San Diego Domestic Violence Council www.sddvc.org Registration Open!! See flyer attached. DV Essentials - Monday, December 3, 2018 Important Notes: Out of consideration for others that want to attend, please do not register if you are not available to attend (i.e. please check your work schedules and make arrangements in advance to attend). We do expect all attendees to stay for the entire training day (9am-4pm). Furthermore, if you have taken the training within the...

5 Myths We Need to Stop Believing About Mental Illness

YES! Magazine developed a powerful, research-based infographic that addresses 5 myths about mental illness. Includes data on prevalence of mental illness, percentage of violent behavior, reasons for suicide, treatment and recovery, resilience and optimism, age, gender, race, and socioeconomic factors. 5 Myths We Need to Stop Believing About Mental Illness: How to reduce stigma in society? Check your facts. ...

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development's (GO-Biz) Community Reinvestment Grant Program (CRGP)

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has $10 million in its budget this year for its Community Reinvestment Grant Program (CRGP) and plans to make these grants to community-based non-profits and local health departments by June 2019 . The goal of this grant is to support communities disproportionately affected by past federal and state drug policies. This week, GO-Biz kicked off by leading the first 15 local workshops in California which will run through the...

Now Streaming - Visions to Victory: A People's History of the SR-15 Freeway

"Visions to Victory: A People's History of the SR-15 Freeway" is the story of a 40 year community struggle to prevent the neighborhood of City Heights from being divided in half by the SR-15 freeway. Film poster created by Pueblo. This 12-minute documentary details the efforts that lead to the new Mid-City Centerline Stations, the only freeway cover park in California (Teralta Park), the SR-15 Commuter Bikeway, Park De La Cruz, Ward Canyon Park, the City Heights Transit Plaza, the Boulevard...

34th annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment

The 34 th annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment, will take place January 26-31 st at the recently renovated Town and County Hotel in Mission Valley. We expect upwards to 2000 professionals from 30 or more countries. Once again this year we are offering a reduced registration rate for the entire conference to San Diego professionals who would like to attend. Attached is a copy of the advance brochure and a flyer outlining how your staff can take advantage...

Kidsdata.org: The Generational Effects of Childhood Adversity

The Generational Effects of Childhood Adversity October 10, 2018 Childhood Hardships Among Women Who Recently Gave Birth, 2013-2014 Almost half of women in California who recently gave birth in 2013-2014 had experienced adversity as children. Childhood hardships , including family hunger, parental substance abuse, and basic needs not being met, can influence long term emotional health and impact the next generation. Mothers who had experienced childhood adversity are more likely to have...

October 20th, 2018: Navigating Caregiving for Veterans and Military Families

Greetings, The Caregiver Coalition of San Diego invites you and your loved ones to attend our upcoming conference on October 20 th , 2018. This conference will help you navigate caregiving for veterans and military families. The event will begin at 9:30am. FREE LUNCH and FREE RESPITE provided . This conference will take place at First United Methodist Church San Diego in Mission Valley. To register Call 1-800-827-4277 or go to www.sharp.com/classes . For more information see attached flyer.

San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team - September 7, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Thanks to all who attended September's meeting! Its great to see both new and familiar faces:-) Special thanks to Craig Beswick from Learn4Life for his Trauma-Informed Journey presentation! Meeting minutes are below and attached. Handouts and Craig's PowerPoint presentation are attached. Welcome - Introductions (Name and Organization) 3 people Zoomed in😊; Jeff Weiner & Sara Coupass Clinton Health Matters Initiative, and Betsy Knight & Adrianne Yancy BHS. Our apologies for the sound...

From Syria To Southern California: Refugees Seek Care For Wounds Of War (californiahealthline.org)

A clinic in El Cajon, Calif., treats patients recovering from anything from gunshot wounds to PTSD and anxiety about family left behind. On an old-fashioned Main Street, among Western-themed murals, thrift shops and halal markets, sits the bustling El Cajon Family Health Center, serving Mahmoud and other victims of the devastating civil war in Syria. Syrian refugees struggle disproportionately with post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression because of their exposure to extreme...

You're invited to a free screening of the documentary, Resilience!!!

Hi Everyone, Barry Pollard of the Urban Collaborative Project is hosting 1-2 free evening screenings of the documentary Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope during the week of Mon Sep 24 – Sun Sep 30. They are extending the invitation to members of our network who have not yet seen the Resilience film. Please visit the Doodle poll https://doodle.com/poll/2pi22374n926qv7g by next Wednesday, 9/19, so that they can determine the best dates for the screening. If you have...

The Number of Youth in Juvenile Detention in California Has Quietly Plummeted (voiceofsandiego.org)

San Diego County’s four detention facilities can hold 855 young people. But on a recent Wednesday, just 311 youths were housed inside the county’s prisons and camps, said Chief Probation Officer Adolfo Gonzales. At least five to six wings of the county’s juvenile detention space are totally empty at present, he said. Just eight years ago, the number of incarcerated kids was three times as high: The average daily population in lockup stood at 1,008 for January 2010. Gonzales told me about a...

In San Diego and Across All Seven Continents, #RiseForClimate Actions on September 8, 2018 (sandiegofreepress.org)

Building on actions that kicked off earlier in the week, activists on Saturday hosted hundreds of #RiseForClimate demonstrations across all seven continents, drawing massive crowds “to demand our local leaders commit to building a fossil-free world that puts people and justice before profits.” The main event was the Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice march in San Francisco, California, which brought together some 30,000 people and is being hailed as the West Coast’s largest climate march...

San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team Membership Meeting, Friday, Sept. 7th, from Noon (networking) and Meeting from 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Zoom (virtual) link: https://zoom.us/j/8584722321 Or Telephone : (929)436 2866 or (669)900 6833 Meeting ID: 858 472 2321 I Welcome - Introductions (Name and Organization) II Update on Strategic Plan Accomplishment activity from July 6, 2018 meeting III Committee Report Out a. Membership Committee: Co-Chairs Stephen Carroll/Linda Ketterer - Honoring New Members (2nd meeting) b. Resources Committee: Co-Chairs Morgan Basket/Cambria Walsh - SD-TIGT (private) Membership Community on ACEs...

Calling Upon the Warrior Spirit to Heal Historical Trauma: Ceremony & Conference (San Diego, CA)

Calling Upon the Warrior Spirit to Heal Historical Trauma Conference and Ceremony October 8, 9 & 10, 2018 Viejas Resort & Casino, Alpine, CA Hosted by: Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians Sponsored by: The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians Conference Packet Includes: Conference Agenda *Fact Sheet* Bios Welcome to our three-day conference of discussions and ceremony focusing on understanding and healing historical trauma in Indian Country through the shared expertise of guest speakers,...

The Building Trust Partnership August newsletter

Stay up to date with how religious leaders are getting involved to build trust and restore the relationship between the police and communities in San Diego County! For more information about the Building Trust Partnership, an initiative created by the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice (Kroc IPJ) at the University of San Diego, the San Diego Organizing Project (SDOP), and the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego, visit www.buildtrustsd.org Please click HERE for the August newsletter!

JCCS Students Express Themselves, Learn Skills with Music Program (sdcoe.net)

When asked to express himself through music for the first time, a 17-year-old spending seven months in the East Mesa Juvenile Detention Facility wrote a powerful song about what it felt like to miss his daughter's first steps and other milestones while detained. He was one of 24 students from San Diego SOAR Academy's East Mesa site who participated in a six-week program organized by the nonprofit group David's Harp Foundation . "The collaboration with David's Harp is more than music...

New report finds lack of diversity among San Diego decision makers (sandiegouniontribune.com)

San Diego’s decision-makers are mostly white, male and economically advantaged, according to a new report released Tuesday. The 51-page report comes from the Center on Policy Initiatives, a San Diego think tank that has ties to local labor unions. Researchers assessed five governing boards and commissions from September to January, saying they were seeking a broad picture of public leadership throughout the county. Over the five-month period, researchers reviewed and conducted interviews...

A Public School That Not Only Keeps Children Safe, But Heals [nonprofitquarterly.org]

After the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida earlier this year, schools are at the epicenter of national debates on gun violence and mental health. How can teachers and administrators deal with troubled students? And how can they make schools safer for all? It’s not the first time that schools have been asked to address social problems that originate far outside their hallways. In a nation where more than 40 percent of kids are from low-income families, school teachers and...

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San Diego Police-Community Faith Based Initiative Newsletter

Are you interested in issues surrounding policing in your area? Do you want to learn how religious leaders are getting involved to build trust and restore the relationship between the police and communities in San Diego County? Take a look at June and July’s newsletters here . On January 31, the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice (Kroc IPJ) at the University of San Diego launched a handbook and website for religious leaders to use to improve relationships and build trust between police and...

Bill would give protected school leave to teen parents (k-12daily.com)

(Calif.) With an important legislative deadline quickly approaching, Senate education committee members passed about a dozen bills last week targeting topics including time off for teen parents, statewide assessment options and charter school transparency. AB 1951 would require the State Superintendent of Public Instruction to approve a nationally recognized high school assessment–such as the SAT or ACT–that districts can administer to students instead of the grade 11 California Assessment...

Due 7/24/18: RFQ 8939 YOUTH AUTHORED LITERARY PUBLICATION FOR YOUTH IN CUSTODY

Here's a great funding opportunity for an organization and/or subcontractors to produce a youth authored publication for youth in custody at County of San Diego Probation Department juvenile detention facilities. The publication shall be a collection of written word or visual art pieces authored by youth in custody. Please visit https://buynet.sdcounty.ca.gov for more information. https://buynet.sdcounty.ca.gov/Solicitations/SolicitationDetail.aspx?SolicitationID=1960864&AID=1 County of...

San Diego Trauma Informed Guide Team - July 6, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Thanks to all who braved the heat and attended last week's meeting! Our new membership directory and ACEs group were revealed and we had an inspiring activity re: member's accomplishments related to our Strategic Plan Goals! Meeting minutes are below and attached. Also attached is a list of our members' accomplishments related to our strategic plan goals. Welcome Stephen Carroll and Linda Ketterer co-facilitated today’s meeting as Amelia and Dana were both unable to attend in person. THANKS...

Congressional Democrats Tour Migrant Childrens Detention Center in El Cajon, Denounce Separation from Parents (eastcountymagazine.org)

(image) The detention facility in El Cajon, run by Southwest Key, is surrounded by wire fencing, concrete lots and a locked gate. San Diego Congressional members Susan Davis and Juan Vargas joined House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic members of the Hispanic Caucus in touring three local facilities holding child immigrants, including a fenced facility in EL Cajon with 65 migrant boys, 10 percent of whom were forcibly separated from their parents by the Trump...

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 (sandiegofreepress.org)

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 https://sdcountyca.webex.com/sdcountyca/ 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...

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