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Join The CCT Webinar for Timely Actions on the Promise of Children’s Mental Health Reform [cachildrenstrust.org]

Meeting the Moment: Empowering Advocates to Support Youth Mental Health We will discuss the Medi-Cal mental health entitlement and present recommendations for how California can fulfill its obligations to youth. About this Event Highlights Authors of the recently released report, “Meeting the Moment: Addressing California’s Growing Youth Mental Health Needs”, will discuss the Medi-Cal mental health entitlement and present specific recommendations for how California can better fulfill its...

ACEs Connection's Inclusion Tool makes sure nobody's left out

We developed ACEs Connection's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Tool — called the Inclusion Tool, for short — to ensure that ACEs initiatives across the world focus on being inclusive when forming a steering committee, recruiting leaders, providing education about ACEs science, recruiting members, or providing resources and services within their communities. The more inclusive your ACEs initiative is, the more diverse it will be, giving your initiative a real shot at achieving equity and...

California Child Wellbeing Coalition e-Guide

The California Department of Public Health, Injury and Prevention Branch (CDPH/IVPB) and the California Department of Social Service, Office of Child Abuse Prevention’s (CDSS/OCAP), Essentials for Childhood (EfC) Initiative are excited to share a newly developed document titled “California Child Wellbeing Coalition e-Guide.” This e-Guide was developed for all those who are serving Californians and interested in collaborating or connecting with local coalitions, boards, and other organized...

RESOURCE for Parents: Yolo County Library Cozy Reading Challenge

Cozy Reading Challenge/Leyendo Cómodamente 2021 Unplug. Find someplace comfy. Get lost in a great book. Read, log your reading, and complete fun activities to earn points to win a prize. Once you earn a total of 1000 points, come back to the library when we resume our curbside service hours for your free prize. Any and all reading counts! You can read books, magazines, newspapers, the Internet, or anything else you like. Read in any format, in any language. Yes, including graphic novels and...

FREE bike repair and used bike sales in Woodland & Davis

The Bike Campaign is proud to announce the opening of it's second Bike Garage location - in Davis! We provide free bike repair and quality used bikes, along with new helmets/locks/lights and bike skills training. Gift certificates make the perfect gift from our Bike Friendly Community. Questions: 530-753-1125 WOODLAND location: 1st & Hays Street (by Douglas Middle School) DAVIS location: 1500 Cannery Ave (at the Cannery, East of the Barn) HOURS: Open Saturdays 9AM - Noon, Wednesdays 2PM-5PM

Begin Again: Live Online Yoga Class Series

However difficult the past, or slow the progress, you can always choose to begin again. Wednesdays 12:00-12:50 January 27 - March 17, 2021 Live Online Yoga Practice Sign up for the Eight Week Series or Single Classes By employing the contemplative movement practice of yoga through a trauma-sensitive lens, you will have the opportunity to observe your thoughts, feel your physical and emotional sensations and consider self-compassion as you invite yourself, from moment to moment, to begin...

Save the Date! New Webinar on the 2020-21 CA County Scorecard of Children's Well-Being [childrennow.org]

An interactive tool, the Scorecard delivers data on how kids are doing in each of California’s 58 counties, and across the state. The Scorecard tracks 39 indicators of children’s well-being – over time, by race/ethnicity and relative to other counties – from prenatal to the transition to adulthood. The tool measures each indicator on a 0-100% scale, with 100% being the ideal rating, providing an accessible snapshot of children’s well-being. Each page, which features a single indicator, also...

Yolo County Library resumes Curbside pickup

The Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library is expanding curbside hours on Saturday, January 16th from 10AM-4PM. To accommodate increased demand and ensure safety during COVID-19, please pickup materials at the branch library according to the first letter of your last name: 10AM-12PM: A-G 12PM-2PM: H-O 2PM-4PM: P-Z Book returns, curbside & phone services at all branches will be closed on Monday, January 18th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Beginning Tuesday, January 19th Mary...

Press Release: No-Cost “Mind Matters Minutes” Builds Resilience in Youth

BERKELEY, CA (January 14, 2021) - Young people, especially in these times, can be stressed and anxious. Are you seeing this in the youth you serve? What about those youth who have experienced prior trauma or ACEs? Would building resilience skills help them? The Dibble Institute is pleased to announce Mind Matters Minutes , a free, virtual self-regulation series, created especially for today’s youth. Mind Matters Minutes provide teachers and youth workers with nine no-cost short video...

Register Now - ACEs Aware January Webinar: Network of Care [acesaware.org]

SAVE THE DATE - JANUARY 2021 WEBINAR "ACEs Aware Network of Care " Wednesday, January 27, 2021 Noon – 1 p.m. Register for the Webinar This webinar will include a discussion and concrete example of a trauma-informed network of care , a group of interdisciplinary health, education, and human service professionals, community members, and organizations that support adults, children, and families by providing access to evidence-based “buffering” resources and supports that help to prevent, treat,...

California Budget Update [acesaware.org]

On January 8, 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom released California’s proposed fiscal year 2021-22 budget . The Governor’s budget includes a proposal to extend Proposition 56 funding for the ACEs Aware initiative through June 30, 2022. The ACEs Aware initiative is a vital part of the Medi-Cal program’s response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, helping providers identify, prevent, and treat the secondary health effects associated with increased levels of stress caused by the pandemic. ACEs...

Growing as a Community: Foundations of Anti-Racism [ucdavis.edu]

By UC Davis Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, January 2021 As our communities grapple with the historic social injustices across our nation, it’s critical to hear from our leaders about the importance of adopting an equity and anti-racism lens to aid in the healing and well-being of our communities. Featured guests: Kupiri Ackerman-Barger, Phd, RN, CNE, FAAN, Associate Dean for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Director of Faculty Development for Education and Training, Associate...

Addressing Privilege and Anti-Blackness in both research and practice [ucdavis.edu]

By UC Davis Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, January 2021 Addressing Privilege and Anti-Blackness in Academic Medicine invites participants to consider how racial inequities persists in the health care research system. This interactive session will explore ways that UC Davis Health can be a part of the solution. Participants will bring their expertise and experiences so that we can identify sites for personal and collective action. Topics covered include: Legacies of...

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