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Yolo County African American Student Leadership Conference May 19th!

The 6th annual Yolo County African American Student Leadership Conference is scheduled for Wednesday, May 19, 2021 from 8:30 am-12:30 pm. This year, the conference will be virtual. Registration is closing soon. The conference is open to all 9th-12th grade students attending a high school in Yolo County. Event Website: https://www.yoloslc.org/ Link to Facebook event At the conference, students will be immersed into relevant conversations around Black history and Black culture, gain valuable...

FREE vaccine clinic open to any Yolo County student 12+ and their families 5/16

The Sunday clinic is open to any Yolo County student that is 12+ and their families. Students do not need to attend a DJUSD school. Details: Sunday, May 16 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. At Harper Junior High (4000 E. Covell Blvd, Davis, CA 95618) Administering 1,000 Pfizer doses Drive-thru (it’s not in the flyer but we will also take those that walk up or bike up) Sign up through MyTurn ( https://myturn.ca.gov/ ), but we will also take those without an appointment A minor does not need to have...

Help families get Monthly Cash Payment through expanded Child Tax Credit

Action Is Needed Now! To help families cover their children’s basic needs, Congress expanded the Child Tax Credit for 2021 as part of the new America Rescue Plan. The IRS will be sending out monthly checks to families with children, starting in July. Families can receive up to $300 a month for every child ages 0-5 and $250 a month for every child ages 6-17 living in their household. Families do not need any earnings to qualify. Families should file taxes by May 17 so they can get the Child...

Nurturing Families Program for Farsi families & caregivers

New IMPACT/ NPP class- this class is a pilot of the Nurturing Families Program for Farsi families and caregivers. Although the focus is on West Sacramento, any Farsi speaking caregiver in Yolo County may join. The class will be facilitated in collaboration with a WUSD Farsi speaking liaison. Her information is on the flyer. Our first gathering is Wednesday May 19th, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm. For registration, contact Selselah Bahrami. Any programmatic questions can be directed to Nancy Ledesma at...

REGISTER NOW - ONE WEEK LEFT!: Asthma & Toxic Stress On-Demand Webinar: CME Opportunity Available Until May 11, 2021

Currently, there are no standard asthma management guidelines that account for the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and toxic stress on asthma, leaving underserved communities particularly vulnerable to increased risk and severity. Children for whom ACEs and asthma co-occur may ultimately require different prevention and intervention strategies due to their toxic stress-related physiology. As more pediatric clinics become aware of the role of ACEs on health outcomes, the field...

La Maida Project, ACEs Aware Grantee, Presents: Provider Engagement Webinar Series Exploring the Role of Culture in Healing [lamaidaproject.org]

May 18 and 20, 2021 Webinar #1 Date: May 18, 2021 Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm PDT Trauma is Our Heritage, Healing is Our Nature The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study not only sheds light on the effects of childhood adversity, but it also raises questions about the framework of healing in healthcare. In the first of a two-part webinar series, participants will learn how trauma and toxic stress can heal through an ecological framework of health that includes each individual as part of an...

Community Questions & Discussions

Research/speaker to share sides of foster youth independence and resiliency

For each year's Foster Care Awareness Month, we pick a theme or topic to bring awareness to and to discuss among students within UC Davis Guardian Scholars Program. This year the title is "The Diary of the Independent, Resilient Foster Youth". We are aiming to highlight how former foster youth build skills and gain sense of independence and resiliency while also feeling isolated and alone or feeling the pressure to "do it all" by themselves. We are looking for a speaker that can address this...Read More...

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...
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