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Winters Theatre Company Presents the Play Production "Seven" Benefitting Empower Yolo

Julie Langston ·
In Recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month the Winters Theatre Company Presents the Play Production "Seven" Benefitting Empower Yolo. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Winters Community Center 201 Railroad Avenue Winter, Ca. Get your tickets at: www.winterstheatre.org
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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Program (WIOA) enrollment

Natalie Audage ·
Yolo County Children's Alliance (YCCA) is currently working to enroll people in our Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Program (WIOA). YCCA is providing this program for Davis, West Sacramento, and Clarksburg residents, but we can refer anyone else in Yolo County to Rise, Inc. in Woodland. Our goal is to enroll 12 Out of School Youth (OSY) by the end of the month and we are working hard to find them, but we could use some help! If you know anyone that fits the eligibility requirements...
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World Café Facilitator Training on 11/7/18 in Woodland

Natalie Audage ·
Have you heard about the World Café model, but want to learn more? Are you interested in using the model in your work but want help learning how to plan a Café? You are cordially invited to attend a World Café Facilitator Training! Yolo County Children's Alliance and the Yolo Conflict Resolution Center, in collaboration with the Yolo Family Strengthening Network (YFSN), invite you to learn how to effectively design, convene, and host World Café conversations to engage parents and strengthen...
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YFSN MEETING on 11/13: Yolo Family Strengthening Network

Bonnie Berman ·
Yolo Family Strengthening Network will meet next week. DATE & TIME: Tuesday, November 13th at 9:30am-11:00am. LOCATION: Yolo County HHSA; Community Room-Gonzales Building; 25 N. Cottonwood St.; Woodland, CA 95695 At the meeting, Child Welfare Service’s Jennifer Edwards will present child maltreatment data, and we’ll also learn about Resilient Yolo’s Be the One campaign. AGENDA IS ATTACHED. Natalie Audage, MPH Child Abuse Prevention Coordinator Yolo County Children's Alliance | 600 A St.
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Yolo CASA: We’re grateful … and in need of volunteers

Bonnie Berman ·
This article by Tracy Fauver first appeared in the Davis Enterprise on October 8, 2017. We are full of gratitude because on Sept. 17, we hosted our most successful dinner and auction yet, thanks to our generous community members. All proceeds will go toward training Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) for foster children, to provide them with consistent and stable relationships, and ensure that their voices are heard and their needs are met in the dependency system. John Martin and...
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Yolo Chosen to Attend National Summit to Reduce the Number of People with Mental Illnesses in Jails

Emily Kochly ·
March 4, 2016 County leaders and local policymakers representing 50 jurisdictions in 37 states are set to converge on Washington, DC, April 17-19 to address the overrepresentation of people with mental illnesses in jails across the country. The 50 teams were chosen to attend the National Stepping Up Summit, a first-of-its-kind summit hosted by The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center, the National Association of Counties (NACo), and the American Psychiatric Association (APA)...
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Yolo Conflict Resolution Center (YCRC) Open House on 8/1

Bonnie Berman ·
Please join YCRC for our first Open House to learn news and updates while enjoying snacks and drinks. DATE: Thursday, August 1st TIME: 4:00-6:00pm LOCATION: 722B Main Street in Woodland (located behind Savory Cafe, parking located in Dog Gone Alley).
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Yolo County Breast Milk Drive on 12/5

Bonnie Berman ·
The Yolo County Breastfeeding Coalition will be hosting a milk drive on December 5, from 10:00am -2:00pm at UC Davis Student Health and Wellness. Just one ounce of breast milk will feed a premature infant for two days! Please share the attached flyers in English and Spanish!
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Yolo County Child and Family Initiatives

Natalie Audage ·
In an effort to help us know more about the great work that is happening in Yolo County and to increase opportunities for collaboration, Natalie Audage of YCCA created a spreadsheet of Yolo County child and family initiatives. For this effort, initiatives are defined as multi-organization or agency collaboratives, meetings, or committees related to children and families in Yolo County. Natalie will revise this document on an ongoing basis. If you have any additions or changes, please let...
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Yolo County Children's Alliance Workplace-Employee Program

Bonnie Berman ·
For more info call WIOA Program Coordinator Erin McEwen at (530) 902-9288
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Yolo County federal contract for immigrant teen detention ctr ending?

Bonnie Berman ·
Article from the Sacramento Bee by Elliott Wailoo, Aug 9, 2019, updated Aug 10 https://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article233668107.html Yolo County appears ready to end federal contract for immigrant teen detention center Yolo County supervisors appear ready to terminate a decade-old contract with federal immigration authorities to house unaccompanied migrant teenagers in a high-security detention center in Woodland. This fall, the five-member Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote on...
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Yolo County Housing Spring Fling Egg Hunt/Health & Education Fairs

Bonnie Berman ·
Join us at our 2019 Yolo County Housing Spring Fling Egg Hunt/Health & Education Fairs. Please see the attached flyer in English and Spanish for information. If you have questions, please contact Isaac Blackstock at iblackstock@ych.ca.gov .
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Yolo County Housing Spring Fling event in March

Bonnie Berman ·
Yolo County Housing is planning their annual Spring Fling event which will be held at their Public Housing properties in Winters, Woodland, and West Sacramento in late March. If your organization is interested in participating and staffing a booth, please fill out the attached registration form. If you have questions, please contact Ricardo Lopez at 530-669-2264 or rlopez@ych.ca.gov .
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Yolo County Library Día de los Niños/ Día de los Libros events

Bonnie Berman ·
Yolo County Library is celebrating Día de los Niños/ Día de los Libros, a FREE community event that emphasizes the importance of literacy for children from all backgrounds. Through Día, Yolo County Library works to: * Celebrate children and connect them to the world of learning through books, stories and libraries. * Nurture cognitive and literacy development in ways that honor and embrace a child’s home language and culture. * Introduce families to resources that provide opportunities for...
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Yolo County Library is hiring!

Bonnie Berman ·
Yolo County Library is hiring a Program Support Assistant, a Family Literacy Assistant, and Bilingual Russian-English Library Assistants. Please see the attachments for more information, and please share!
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Yolo County Library public survey

Bonnie Berman ·
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,...
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Yolo Family Strengthening Network (YFSN) meeting

Bonnie Berman ·
Attached please find the YFSN agenda for our upcoming meeting next Tuesday, May 29, 9:30-11am. The meeting will be held in the following location: Yolo County HHSA Community Room-Gonzales Building 25 N. Cottonwood St. Woodland, CA 95695 We'll have 2 wonderful presentations: * Anna Sutton will talk to us about Maternal Mental Health efforts in Yolo County. * Lynn Arner, Joyce Lee, and Lana Magness from Quality Counts will tell us about Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework...
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Yolo Food Bank Grand Opening and Open House on 8/24

Bonnie Berman ·
Join a FREE community celebration for Yolo Food Bank Grand Opening and Open House. DATE: Saturday, August 24, TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. LOCATION: 233 Harter Avenue, Woodland. The event will include: -Ribbon Cutting & Civic Recognition -Tours -Activities For All Ages! No RSVP is necessary. For a detailed schedule & more information, please visit https://yolofoodbank.org/ grand-opening/ or contact joy@yolofoodbank.org
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Yolo welcomes Tim Wise

Bonnie Berman ·
Today, our nation is led by a White Nationalist. White anger, White fragility, White resentment are new terms for our vocabulary. The [White] Active Shooter phenomenon is a result of this White anger according to Tim Wise. It takes a village to spread Love and end Hate. Come listen to Tim Wise's solution to the current affairs in America and Yolo county. This is a FREE event. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/yolo-welcomes-tim-wise-tickets-65770203449?aff=ebdssbdestsearch DATE:...
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Yolo Welltopia: A Novel Health Website Promoting Local, Free or Low Cost Credible Resources

Rachel Robins ·
Welltopia ( www.MyWelltopia.com ), a partnership between the California Department of Health Care Services and the UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement has exciting news for Yolo County! A brand new localized site, Yolo Welltopia ( www.MyWelltopia.com/Yolo ) is here, thanks to a partnership with ACEs Connection Network, Yolo Resilience Network, Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency, and Yolo County 2-1-1. The purpose of the collaboration is to leverage state and local...
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YRN &Yolo CASA @ Celebrate Davis

Julie Langston ·
The Yolo Resilience Network and Yolo CASA were one of the many information booths laid out at Community Park in Davis last Thursday night. This is an annual event put on by the Davis City Chamber of Commerce. Besides free brownies, tote bags and pens, this event is a wonderful opportunity for organizations like the Yolo Resilience Network and Yolo CASA to introduce the public to our organizations, show them what we are doing, and listen to learn what is needed. We used our magnet dart board...
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Employment opportunity with YCRC - Job announcement

Orit Kalman ·
Yolo Conflict Resolution Center, a non-profit organization that provides restorative based conflict resolution services, is hiring a part-time Administrative and Outreach Coordinator. Duties include: serving as the first point contact, handling general administrative duties, overseeing social media, and planning and execution of all outreach events. Detailed job description can found on the YCRC website www.YoloCRC.org .
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3rd Building a Resilient Yolo Summit on 10/30

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“Aloha Yolo!” YCCA Annual Spring Fundraiser

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3rd annual Building a Resilient Yolo

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2nd Annual Building a Resilient Yolo Summit

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Save the Date for Juneteenth 2020 on June 7

Bonnie Berman ·
This annual festival celebrating freedom and the rights gained with it, continues the tradition of the oldest African American holiday, celebrating the Emancipation Proclamation and the end of slavery in the United States. This free, family-friendly event includes a fashion show, live entertainment, educational presentations, activities for all ages, delicious food and artisan vendors from all over the region. Attendees are encouraged to bring a dessert to share at the potluck which beings...
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Seeking Input on Services for Low-Income Residents

Bonnie Berman ·
The Community Services Action Board is seeking input on how to better address the needs of low-income individuals and families that reside in Yolo County. The feedback will be used to set service priorities for the 2020-21 Community Services Block Grant funding cycle. Examples of currently funded services in Yolo County include emergency food and shelter, as well as homeless prevention and housing related services. The survey will close on March 29th. To participate in the survey, visit: ·...
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Spring Fling Egg Hunt /Health and Education Fair this March

Bonnie Berman ·
Yolo County Housing is preparing these events in Winters, Woodland, and West Sacramento. Please consider tabling to share information about your services! See the attached flyers (including the Partner Participation Form) for more information. Thank you! Tuesday, March 27, 2018 2:30-4:00pm El Rio Villas 62 Shams Way, Winters Wednesday, March 28, 2018 2:30-4:00pm Yolano Village/Donnelly Circle 1285 Lemen Avenue, Woodland Thursday, March 29, 2018 2:30-4:00pm Las Casitas 685 Lighthouse Drive,...
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SUPPORT GROUPS: Empower Yolo Teen Sexual Trauma and Parent/Caregiver groups

Bonnie Berman ·
Empower Yolo is starting two new sexual trauma support groups for teens who have experienced sexual trauma and for parents/caregivers. Groups start 2/21 and registration is required. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
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Support teen dating violence awareness

Bonnie Berman ·
Join us in the movement to support our teens with healthy relationships in the following ways: 1) make a donation any time to Empower Yolo's Prevention Education Program; donate here to support healthy relationships. 2) wear orange on Tuesday, February 12 in support of #Orange4Love Day to raise awareness about teen dating abuse. 3) support local teens and sponsor t-shirts for the "My Strength" and "Be Strong" groups; contact juan@empoweryolo.org . 4) participate in our Steve's Pizza...
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SURVEY: Foster Youth Services seeking input on greatest need

Bonnie Berman ·
Foster Youth Services Coordinating Programs must describe the area of greatest need defined by their community. The needs assessment helps guide program practice and is also a reflective tool each year to identify what is working and what needs restructuring. At this time, Yolo County Office of Education is asking for your input. Please fill out this survey to help guide services for Yolo County's youth and families: https://forms.gle/gb8hF1BhkfNs LKJF8
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Third Annual Building a Resilient Yolo Conference, held Oct. 30th

My daughter and I just returned from the 3rd Annual 'Building a Resilient Yolo Conference' held at the Yolo County Office of Education. It was a powerful day packed with ACEs & resilience awareness, information and personal stories from Yolo County, introduction of the Yolo County "Be the One" campaign ( read about it here ) presented by Yolo County youth (including my daughter!), and a powerful keynote from Tia Martinez from the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights , who spoke from a...
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TODAY: Free trees and food 9:30am-1:30pm from 2-1-1 YOLO on 12/19

Bonnie Berman ·
2-1-1 YOLO has 50 free Christmas trees and food available today 12/19 from 9:30am until 1:30pm at Yolo Food Bank; 233 Harter Avenue; Woodland, CA.
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TUESDAY Sept 18th: Yolo Family Strengthening Network (YFSN) meeting agenda

Bonnie Berman ·
We're looking forward to seeing you at the next YFSN meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, September 18, from 9:30-11am in the Community Room of the Gonzales building at Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency (25 North Cottonwood Street; Woodland, CA 95695). At the meeting, Amara Reddick will give us a presentation on services provided by the Children's Mental Health Team, and we'll hear updates on various collaboratives and events. Attached please find the agenda for the meeting. Please let me...
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Real Life Resilience Champions

As she describes in her TED Talk from 2015 , when Nadine Burke Harris stumbled into the world of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), it made her rethink her entire approach to practicing medicine. After finishing her residency, she went to work for California Pacific Medical Center and together they opened a clinic in Bayview-Hunter's Point in San Francisco. As she began her work there, she focused on improving many of the traditional health disparity measures for underserved communities.
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Resilient Yolo Meeting Minutes - April 6, 2018

Bonnie Berman ·
Resilient Yolo Network Meeting - April 6, 2018 Attendees: Lucy Roberts, Bonnie Berman, Lori Chelius, Tracy Fauver, Debra Palmer, Allison Rodriquez, Julie Langston, Gail Kennedy UPDATES: Origins Training + Consulting is starting the 2 nd round of their online program NorCal Strategies 2.0 Trauma Informed event is April 18 th at the Library Gallery in Sacramento ACEs Connection will have a 1.5hrs breakout session in the afternoon to find out where folks are and where they are stuck. On April...
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Resilient Yolo Meeting Minutes - Aug 2, 2019

Bonnie Berman ·
Attached are the revised August 2019 minutes. Topics covered; Visit from Desiree Vigel with Shores of Hope in Sac, Be The One magnets, Big Picture brainstorming about RY goals, and committee updates.
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Resilient Yolo monthly meeting - September 1, 2017

Bonnie Berman ·
We invite you to join us and listen to Troy Nichols, a specialist with Strategies 2.0. His expertise includes strengthening families, youth engagement, case management and trauma informed approaches. Later we will continue our Resilient Read discussion. Please see the attached document for the entire agenda and a list of exciting upcoming events supporting resilience in Yolo County. The meeting will run 2:30pm-4:00pm at Yolo CASA (724 Main St, Ste 101 Woodland). Opportunities for networking...
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Resilient Yolo Monthly Meeting this Friday

Bonnie Berman ·
Please join us Friday, November 2nd from 2:30-4pm for our regular Resilient Yolo meeting. Please see the attached agenda. We hope to see you and invite you to stay afterward to connect with peers.
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Resilient Yolo Monthly Meeting tomorrow

Bonnie Berman ·
Friday, September 7th we invite anyone with an interest in raising awareness about ACEs and supporting resilience building efforts in our community. Meeting from 2:30 - 4:00 pm at 722B Main St., Woodland - the offices of Yolo County CASA and Yolo Conflict Resolution Center. Networking encouraged for those who can stay after 4pm.
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Resilient Yolo monthly meeting tomorrow

Bonnie Berman ·
Open to all with an interest in raising awareness about ACEs and supporting resilience building efforts in our community. Agenda is attached Meeting from 2:30 - 4:00 pm at 722B Main St., Woodland - the offices of Yolo County CASA and Yolo Conflict Resolution Center.
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Resilient Yolo Networking Meeting - April 6th

Bonnie Berman ·
Please join us this Friday, April 6th for our networking meeting from 2:30pm - 4:00pm at Yolo CASA. If you are able to stay after the meeting we will have a networking session until 4:30pm.
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Resource: Census Information from Yolo County

Bonnie Berman ·
The Census takes place every 10 years and the goal is to count everyone. The Census is one of the main tools that the government uses to determine how much money states get in order to serve their residents. This includes things like funding Head Start/Early Head Start, MediCal, CalFresh, roads, schools, etc. Yolo County has put together a website with lots of information about the census: https://www.yolocounty.org/ general-government/general- government-departments/county- ...
 
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