Tagged With "California"

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

Amelia Barile Simon ·
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...
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Now accepting nominations for the 2018 Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Awards (through May 31, 2018)

Amelia Barile Simon ·
From: Heidi Burke-Pevney [ heidi@breastfeeding.org ] We are now accepting nominations for the 2018 Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Awards sponsored by the San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition! We need the community to help us recognize and honor businesses that are dedicated to lactation accommodation in the workplace. Visit our website for more information! Nomination applications accepted through May 31, 2018. NOMINATE A WORKPLACE HERE ! What Makes a Workplace Breastfeeding-Friendly?
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Now Streaming - Visions to Victory: A People's History of the SR-15 Freeway

Amelia Barile Simon ·
"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...
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California Schools Will Not Reopen This Year Due to Coronavirus, Superintendent Says [sfchronicle.com]

By Jill Tucker, San Francisco Chronicle, March 31, 2020 California schools will be unable to reopen this year given current safety concerns and ongoing social distancing, the state superintendent told county officials Tuesday. The letter, obtained by The Chronicle, was not a directive, but rather an acknowledgment that the still growing coronvirus crisis will mean schools must stay shuttered. While classrooms will remain closed, education will continue, Superintendent of Public Instruction...
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Coronavirus: First look at California's hospitalization data [mercurynews.com]

By Emily Deruy, Bay Area News Group, April 2, 2020 Santa Clara County trails San Diego and Los Angeles counties when it comes to the number of confirmed coronavirus patients who have been hospitalized. That’s according to a new searchable dashboard from the state , which offers a first look at how intensely COVID-19 is hitting hospitals in counties across the state. As of Wednesday, hospitals reported a total of 1,855 patients confirmed to have the virus. Los Angeles County, by far the...
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Each Mind Matters: Raising Awareness For Men's Mental Health (livewellsd.org)

Sarah M Hughes ·
Traditionally, men are raised to be self-sufficient, tough, and to protect their family and property. But what happens when the strong protector needs help? Fear of appearing weak or vulnerable, being unable to meet responsibilities or serve the role they expect of themselves can lead men to feel that they are a burden and that those around them might be better off if they ended their life. Men are less likely than women to reach out to mental health professionals or even to talk about their...
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Upcoming Resource Fair and Paper Tigers Screening

Jennifer Hossler ·
This is a friendly reminder about the trauma-informed care resource fair at SDSU next Friday, April 15th, from 4:00-6:00 PM. The resource fair takes place on campus at the Templo Mayor room at Aztec Union Square. Immediately following is a screening of Paper Tigers! Come check out the documentary film about trauma-informed education that is making it's way across America! Ticket information is included in the flyer. Proceeds from this event will benefit the California Youth Connection.
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Save the Date: July 11, 4CA Policymaker Education Day in Sacramento

Benita Tsao ·
Save the Date: Tuesday, July 11 4CA Policymaker Education Day on Childhood Adversity, Sacramento The California Campaign to Counter Childhood Adversity (4CA) invites you to Sacramento for Policymaker Education Day. Our lawmakers need to hear from you about how adverse childhood experiences and childhood trauma affect your community and what they can do to help. Join with allies from across California to engage your elected officials on this important issue. Who: 4CA Policymaker Education Day...
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SB 1152 is law! Dignity in Discharge Law: What You Need to Know

Amelia Barile Simon ·
CPEHN was proud to sponsor Senate Bill (SB) 1152 in 2017-2018. Thank you to author Senator Ed Hernandez and to all of our community partners who helped lobby for this bill. CPEHN stands committed to seeing a successful implementation of the law surrounding this important issue. Read below to find out more about the changes we will see this year. Beginning January 1, 2019, all hospitals in California must develop a plan for safely discharging patients without homes. This law prohibits...
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Sesame Street's Traumatic Experiences Website / First 5 CA Care, Cope Connect Resource

Alicia Doktor ·
Thanks to Alejandra Labrado from First 5 Sacramento for providing the links to these resources! Sesame Street's Traumatic Experiences: https://sesamestreetincommunities.org/topics/traumatic-experiences/ When a child endures a traumatic experience, the whole family feels the impact. But adults hold the power to help lessen its effects. Several factors can change the course of kids’ lives: feeling seen and heard by a caring adult, being patiently taught coping strategies and...
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From kidsdata.org: Troubling Data on Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Youth in California

Amelia Barile Simon ·
Troubling Data on Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Youth in California January 8, 2019 The Kidsdata Issue Brief: Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Youth in California highlights findings from our latest data release on youth in schools. Disparities among youth based on sexual orientation are startling. Across many indicators of health and well being, lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) youth in California reported negative behaviors and consequences at about twice the rate of straight youth. Alcohol and drug...
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ITRC 2018 California Conference: Preparing People for Climate Change in California

Clare Reidy ·
To See the Conference Agenda, List of All-Star Speakers, and To Register Click Here Why Should Californians Attend This Unique Conference ? From high levels of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), to job and financial struggles, racism and other forms of inequity and injustice, traumatic stress is epidemic today. Climate change will aggravate all of these existing adversities, and add many new ones as well. Yet, California is leading the U.S. in finding innovative new ways to address...
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