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Latina Mothers Experienced Jump in Preterm Births After 2016 Election [publichealth.berkeley.edu]

By Public Affairs UC Berkeley, July 23, 2019 Latina mothers living in the United States experienced a significant jump in preterm births in the nine months following the Nov. 8, 2016, election, according to a study by researchers at UC Berkeley and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The analysis, based on U.S. government data on more than 33 million live births in the country, found an excess of 2,337 preterm births to U.S. Latina mothers, compared to projections about...

The Compassionate Christian Response to Adverse Childhood Experiences

3:41 PM (0 minutes ago) Childhood Adversity and The Compassionate Christian Response Did you know adverse childhood experiences are very common, yet they are often unrecognized as contributors to poor physical and emotional well being across generations? This 8 week Bible based small group study held at Davis Community Church 412 C street, is designed to promote the well being of children and to decrease the adverse life long public health impact of trauma on the developing child. This is...

Child poverty declines even as disparities persist among the nation’s youngest children

Article by Katherine Paschall and Jessical Dym Bartlett in the publication ChildTrends. September 12. 2019 The most recent Census data show a small decrease in the poverty rate among the overall U.S. population, from 12.3 percent in 2017 to 11.8 percent in 2018. Poverty rates were highest among infants and toddlers (birth through age 2), Black and Hispanic young children, and young children living in single parent-headed households—particularly female-headed households—relative to children...

CLIENT AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Free Health Clinic in Sacramento in October

California CareForce provides completely free medical, vision, and dental care to anyone who shows up, regardless of income, employment, age, family size, or immigration status. They do not require insurance or ID to serve patients and all services are provided at absolutely no cost to the patients. This event will be held on October 25th and 26th in Sacramento at the Cal Expo . You can learn more information at https://www.californiacareforce.org/patients/sacramento/ Feel free to let your...

Transition Age Youth (TAY) Conference in March 2020

TAYCON 2020 is the third annual Transition Age Youth (TAY) conference, which will be held on March 2nd and 3rd, 2020, in the City of Industry. This conference brings together transition age youth and professionals from across the state for collaboration and learning opportunities. This year’s conference theme is “Creating a Web Self-Sufficiency, Stability, and Support”. We selected this theme because, like superheroes, our youth overcome adversity to discover their potential. As with...

Foster & Homeless Legislative Training on 10/21 in Sac

Placer County Office of Education (COE) and Sacramento COE are hosting a Foster & Homeless Legislative Training on October 21, 2019 in Sacramento. Spaces are still available and the registration link is included in the attached flyer. Focus of Training: Learn about state and federal laws intended to improve educational opportunities, school stability, and academic/social outcomes for foster and homeless youth, from legal experts at the National Center for Youth Law. Target Audience: •...

Community Questions & Discussions

TRAUMA INFORMED PRESENTER

My name is Brianda Plasencia and I work with Children’s Home Society of California. Each year we have a conference and select a theme. This year our theme is Trauma Informed Care and Special needs. I was wondering anyone knew or was interested in presenting a workshop at the conference. The audience will be anyone in the child development field mainly licensed home child care providers. The conference is scheduled for April 20, 2019 which is a Saturday. Please feel free to reach out to me...Read More...

Job Opportunities-Yolo County

Ann Panzica
Good Morning, Children's Home Society has two new positions available in the Woodland office. Please see the attached postings, and please submit a cover letter and resume if you are interested in applying. Thank you!Read More...
HI Everyone - I hope folks got tickets to see Dan Siegal this Weds in Davis at Brunelle Auditorium. His book is being released THAT DAY so we are the first community that gets to hear him speak about his new book! For folks that will be there, can we try to have a picture and make a post here about the event? I will be in the lobby at 6:40 if folks want to meet ahead of time. Im also hoping to get a chance to greet him after the event and tell him about Resilient Yolo (and other ACEs...Read More...
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