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CAMPAIGN AND POLICY PAPER: Healing Together (to end intimate partner violence)

Healing Together is a new campaign from the Alliance for Boys and Men of Color that engages men, and people of all genders, in the work to build safe and accountable communities by focusing on healing, gender justice, and racial equity—instead of punishment—to end intimate partner violence. The campaign aim to shift away from punitive policies and systems that produce violence and expand community-based approaches that focus on prevention, accountability, and healing for all. Individuals and...

Children with Special Health Care Needs Face Challenges Accessing Information, Support, and Services on 11/20

Join Child Trends researchers for a webinar on Wednesday, November 20th at 11am PT to learn about the challenges and disparities experienced by children and youth with special health care needs, and the barriers they face to accessing supports and services. The webinar will highlight national and state demographic data on children and youth with special health care needs and their access to social services and quality health care. https://register.gotowebinar. com/register/ 1799987798681001739

WEBINAR: Innovative Approaches to Strengthening Families Training on 11/14

Join the Center for the Study of Social Policy for a webinar on Thursday, November 14, 12-1 PT, to hear about innovative ways Strengthening Families training is being provided around the country. We will hear about online training modules for child welfare system of care workers in West Virginia and online learning activities from the Prevention Board in Wisconsin. We'll have plenty of time for discussion, including hearing about how you are getting training out to various audiences in your...

YCOE, Foster and Homeless Education Collaborative (meets monthly)

COLLABORATIVE MEETING: Yolo County Office of Education, Foster and Homeless Education Collaborative (meets monthly) The purpose of the collaborative is to increase collaboration and communication while providing relevant information to support homeless and foster youth in Yolo County. Our goal is to share community resources, provide updates, facilitate training, and create a space for professional development. The first 15 minutes are held for introductions and organizations/program...

Do you live in Arizona, Hawaii, California, Nevada or the US Pacific Islands? Come to our no-cost mental and school mental health Winter Institute!

Do you live in Arizona, Hawaii, California, Nevada or the US Pacific Islands?If so...Check it out! 👇 NO COST. MENTAL HEALTH & SCHOOL MENTAL HEALTH WORKFORCE. AMAZING FACULTY. JANUARY 14, 15, & 16th! LONG BEACH, CA. JOIN US. 🤝 👏 Learn more here: http://bit.ly/mhttc-winterinstitute-flyer Register here: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07egq2f9gaebafa6bd&llr=8wdk4ubab

Register now: Free ACEs Connection Webinar on the Human Impact of Climate Change

A year after 85 people died in the wildfire that swept through Paradise, CA, and nearby towns, one of the town’s survivors will talk about how she and others are using resilience practices in their recovery from the trauma. On Wednesday, Nov. 13, Paradise resident Kelly Doty will have a conversation with Elaine Miller-Karas, who developed the Community Resiliency Model (CRM). Doty, who lost her home in the fire, and Miller-Karas will discuss resilience education skills designed to help...

Building Engaging, Inclusive Organizations on 12/10 in Sacramento

Capital Learning Community Convening: 10:00am-1:30pmon Tuesday December 10, 2019, in Sacramento and online. Engaging with communities builds leadership, transfers knowledge, and resources from community to organizations and vice versa. Different approaches are appropriate for each community, but meaningfully connecting with community will draw out deeper perspectives and voices from those who have a stake in the organization’s work and ultimately improve services and programs to those we...

Yolo County Library public survey

Help Yolo County Library offer services aligned with community interests and needs. Access the Yolo County Library public survey: http://yolocountylibrary.org/library-strategic-plan/ The survey is available in English, Spanish, Russian and Chinese. Please help us distribute the survey throughout Yolo County, especially in our underserved and underrepresented communities. All of the survey answers are anonymous and will remain confidential. If you have questions or comments about this survey,...

Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Focus Group for parents/caregivers; 11/5

On Tuesday, November 5, at 5:30PM , Help Me Grow Yolo County is hosting a Family/Caregiver Focus group for families and primary caregivers to have a chance to voice their thoughts on Yolo County Mental Health Services for children 0-5 and their families. Attached please find the flyers with all the details. Feel free to share the Family Focus Group Flyer with families that you work with. Please RSVP to Liz Sardinas at Help Me Grow Yolo County via phone 1-844-410-4769 or email...

The League of Women Voters Davis Area (LWV) and CivEnergy Present "Housing...Past is Prologue"

By League of Women Voters Davis Area, November 18, 2019 The LWV and CivEnergy bring noted author and speaker Richard Rothstein to Davis. Mr. Rothstein's book deals with how our government enacted Housing Policies produced and maintained segregation—and he discusses how this history effects housing and housing policies today. This is an impactful and interesting topic, we hope you will join us. [ Please click here for more information .]

Farmworkers Face Daunting Health Risks In California's Wildfires [californiahealthline.org]

By Anna Maria Barry-Jester, California Healthline, October 28, 2019 Farm laborers in yellow safety vests walked through neatly arranged rows of grapes Friday, harvesting the last of the deep purple bundles that hung from the vines, even as the sky behind them was dark with soot. Over the hill just behind them, firetrucks and first responders raced back and forth from a California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection staging area, working to contain a wildfire raging through the rugged...

[Re-Post] "Building Violence Free Schools & Communities " ONE DAY CONFERENCE!

Tulare County CAPC is proud to provide this ONE DAY conference November 13th from 8:30am-4pm on "Building Violence Free Schools & Communities" featuring 3 nationally know speakers with first hand experience and expertise in the field of violence prevention. Dr. Melissa Reeves (Columbine, CO shooting) Scarlett Lewis (Parent of a child lost in Sandy Hook shooting) and Clayton Douglas (former student who planned a shooting) will provide us with critical knowledge and skills in violence...

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