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December 2019

La Jolla Shores site designated ‘historic’ for connection to Kumeyaay (

In October, the San Diego Historical Resources Board (HRB) took a “nuanced” and “complex” vote on whether a parcel of land in La Jolla Shores is historic, due to its proximity to the Mut kula xuy/Mut lah hoy ya site, in which artifacts and remains of native tribes have been found. It voted “yes.” “The City knows there’s a village (under) The Shores and we’re not sure of the extent because there hasn’t been a thorough archaeology exploration,” Kane told La Jolla Light . “Whenever anyone does...

From One Survivor to Another, Helping Survivors of Human Trafficking Escape and Stay Safe []

By Lisa Deaderick, The San Diego Tribune, December 22, 2019 Marjorie Saylor remembers a woman who was looking for help leaving her trafficker. The woman was pregnant and waiting for a bed at a shelter to open up, but she had to wait on the street, alone and in the cold. Her trafficker found her and took her with him. “I never heard from her again. She only had a week left to go before her bed opened up, but the two weeks she toughed it out waiting on the street kept her in harm’s reach,”...

SD-TIGT Learning Exchange #2: Strategies for Addressing Workplace Secondary Trauma

Recharge and restore as we move into the New Year! Come join us and learn the impact of working with trauma as well as helpful strategies to integrate into your day . We'll have a short presentation followed by an opportunity for discussion on building resilience for continued quality work. Speaker: Cambria Rose Walsh, LCSW

Feeding San Diego Announces Free New Technology Platform to Reduce Food Waste (

On November 5, 2019, Feeding San Diego , announced the launch of MealConnect TM in San Diego County. This free and innovative technology platform connects surplus food from restaurants and other food service providers to Feeding San Diego’s volunteer drivers and agency partners. Developed by Feeding America, MealConnect is an exciting new way for the community to divert good food from going to waste and increase the availability of nutritious food for the one in eight people facing hunger in...

Mon Dec 9th: Trauma, Nourishment, and Protective Factors Webinar – Presented by Adrienne Markworth, Executive Director of Leah’s Pantry

Please see info on upcoming webinar presented by Adrienne Markworth, Executive Director of Leah’s Pantry. . . . and many other announcements below. Sent on behalf of Kelley Axelson, UCSD Center for Community Health Good afternoon Childhood Obesity Initiative (COI) partners, Upcoming Webinars & Trainings Trauma, Nourishment, and Protective Factors Webinar – Presented by Adrienne Markworth, Executive Director of Leah’s Pantry Date: Monday, December 9, 2019 Time: 11:30am-12pm PT To join...

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