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Workshops, Events, Webinars

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...

Trauma-Informed in Education - Oct 16th

This workshop brings together proven systematic, behavior communication and conflict resolution strategies to calm and heal trauma for schools to increase resiliency. Course led by Susan Jones, Founder and Principal of Creative Behavior Solutions. See the attached flyer for full details. DATE: Wednesday, October 16th TIME: 9:00am - 12:00pm LOCATION: 9800 Old Placerville Rd, Ste 100, Sacramento RSVP:

Need housing? 1-day RENT READY! classes by YCH

Yolo County Housing is offering new 1-day class called Rent Ready! Finding housing can be challenging. Partner with YCH in the interactive Rent Ready course, where we explore the tools and tactics needed to secure and maintain affordable housing. There are 3 sessions available this Fall. See the attached flyer for information about class content and how to register. Please share! Questions, please contact Isaac Blackstock at .

Happiness as a Skill: A Different Narrative

This is a FREE class promoted by The Happy Neighborhood Project. They are helping people learn that happiness is a skill not just an emotion. Edwin Edebiri will present ways to raise your happiness level through practice, even when life throws you curve balls. The Yolo County Library is hosting this class on 4 dates at 2 different locations (Davis and West Sacramento) . Please see the attached flyer for more information. Registration is required:

TEEN EVENT: My Future Starts with Me on 10/5

Please help us bolster registration for this 10th annual event scheduled for October 5! Woodland Community College in partnership with Friends-CARE is hosting My Future Starts with Me. Share with families, counselors, teachers, students, etc. There is available space at this time and the registration deadline has been extended to September 25 . The registration flyer and more detailed information is attached! If you have questions, please contact Renee Collins ( ).

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 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...

APA Sacramento Valley Speaker Series: Making Communities Stronger Through Housing Affordability – Focus on ADUs

DATE: Friday, September 27 TIME: 8.30-10.30am LOCATION: West Sacramento Community Center 1075 West Capitol Ave, West Sacramento Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) are an innovative, affordable, and effective option for adding much-needed housing in California. How can communities encourage the development of ADUs? The American Institute of Architects California has developed a website to assist homeowners. Come learn about the new website, discuss real life challenges, and discover how local...

MOSAIC Children’s Museum Wine Grab on 9/28

Come enjoy the evening at Lawley Ranch in Woodland and support the MOSAIC Children's Museum. MOSAIC's fundraiser will include wine, food pairings, beer tasting, music, a great raffle, and a silent auction. Each attendee will go home with a wine glass with the MOSAIC logo as well as a "mystery" bottle of wine in a bag decorated by local children. If you are there, you will hear MOSAIC's exciting announcement, too. If you have questions or would like to purchase tickets, please contact Lynn...

WEBINAR: The Youth Thrive Survey on 9/18

The Youth Thrive Survey: Measuring and Advancing Well-being for Youth and Young Adults This webinar, on September 18, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM ET, will provide information about the Youth Thrive Survey, a valid instrument that measures the presence, strength, and growth of the Youth Thrive Protective and Promotive factors; which research literature has identified as integral to advancing healthy development and well-being for youth and young adults ages 12–26. Presenters from various organizations...

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