Workshops, Events, Webinars

12th annual human trafficking conference

Hosted by My Sister's House, the conference; "Human Trafficking in Businesses" will be on January 17, 2020 at California State University, Sacramento. This conference is open to law enforcement, victim advocates, services providers, educators, community leaders, and concerned citizens. Registration is now available and I encourage everyone to register and attend! General registration: $45 Student Registration: $20 Register Here: https://humantraffickinginbusinesses.bpt.me Early registration...

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...

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,...

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on 10/26 (10am-2pm)

On Saturday, October 26, the Drug Enforcement Agency and its national, tribal and community partners will hold the 18th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day across the country. The service is free and anonymous . The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Initiative continues to remove ever-higher amounts of opioids and other medicines from the nation’s homes, where they are vulnerable to misuse, theft or abuse by family members and visitors, including children and teens. For the first...

Seeking input on delivery of services to children and families- 11/7

Stanford Youth Solutions and Sierra Forever Families are seeking input on delivery of services to children and families in a Yolo County community forum on November 7th . J oin us and give your input! DATE: November 7th; 3pm-5pm LOCATION: 2726 5th St, Davis (Carlton Senior Living, 3rd Floor, Activity Room) RSVP: bhoneyman@youthsolutions.org Light refreshments will be served Please see the attachment for more information.

WEBINAR: 90by30—Engaging Active Partners in Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention

DATE: Thursday, October 24, 2019 TIME: 11:00am - 11:45am PDT In 2012, Lane County, Oregon took on a bold goal: to reduce child abuse and neglect by 90% in 30 years, identifying a community engagement model as the road to success. Achieving such an aspirational goal requires a county-wide effort to engage everyone, including community-based service providers, businesses, the faith community, seniors, health care providers, first responders—and of course, families themselves in implementing...

WEBINAR: Understanding and Working Effectively with Grandparents on 10/16

9:30-10:30am PST on Wednesday, October 16 Across the country, grandparents are caring for their grandchildren in increasing numbers. Family Resource Centers, which work with families in a multigenerational approach, have developed intentional programming to ensure that these grandparents are supported and strengthened. This webinar from National Family Support Network will present new research findings about grandparents in the U.S. from ZERO TO THREE, highlight work with grandparents from...

Save the Date: Kids’ Day at the Capitol on Thursday, April 23, 2020

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and each year, California strives to work in unity across the state to raise awareness. The California Department of Social Services, Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP), is in process of creating materials and a toolkit that can support your awareness campaigns. We expect the materials and toolkit to be posted on the OCAP website in November 2020. Please be on the lookout! In partnership with the Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Center, the...

Community of Practice Webinar Series

October's Topic: Homicide Prevention – Part II Primary Prevention Efforts to Decrease Homicide Rates in CA Thursday, October 17, 2019 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (PST) Please join us for the next VPI Community of Practice webinar on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (PST) to learn more about the California Violence Intervention and Prevention (CalVIP) Program, administered by the Board of State and Community Corrections, and the first public health department to receive a CalVIP...

Webinar: Poverty and Opportunity in California on 10/15

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 12:05 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. PT Despite strong economic growth, California continues to experience high rates of poverty. Backed by strong fiscal reserves, state policymakers have taken several steps to assist struggling families, but the goal of reducing poverty remains elusive. In this conversation, PPIC will share the latest data from the California Poverty Measure, and a panel of experts will discuss the implications for decision makers, stakeholders, and families...

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