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YOLO PROGRAM UPDATES

Bonnie Berman ·
Family Hui goes online! Family Hui is offering programming via Zoom every Monday from 10 AM to 11 AM starting April 20th. The Hui will meet once a week for 12 weeks. Please see the attachment for more information. Partners in Parenting Class (4/21) postponed: Please see the attached flyers for more information.
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YOLO PROGRAM UPDATES

Bonnie Berman ·
POSTPONED: Partners in Parenting Groups from Help Me Grow of Children’s Therapy Center Attached please find information about groups for 5/12 (Understand Your Child’s Sensory System) and 6/23 (Sensory Development) that have been postponed until further notice. If you have questions, please contact Mayra Gonzalez: mayra.gonzalez@ctchelpskids. org . COMMUNICARE UPDATE: Davis CommuniCare is undergoing renovation, but services continue in a new location As a temporary measure, Davis Community...
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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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Nurturing Your Resilience Network

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Spring Fling Egg Hunt /Health and Education Fair

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Spring Fling Egg Hunt / Health & Education Fair

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Spring Fling Egg Hunt / Health & Education Fair

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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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FREE school lunches and breakfasts available across Yolo County

Bonnie Berman ·
School lunches and breakfasts are available across Yolo County during school closures for all children 18 years and younger. More information and a map of locations are available at Yolo County Office of Education website: https://www.ycoe.org/pf4/cms2/ news_themed_display?id= 1584169596163 (see “Food Locations for Students” at the bottom of the page). The following information is from Davis Joint Unified School District: Meals will be set up on a table outside the building for distribution...
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FREE: Whole Child Model workshop; English & Spanish speaking families encouraged to attend!

It's free, plus gift cards for families! Families and providers - sign up now for The Whole Child Model workshop! The workshop is FREE and a light meal will be provided to all. To register , contact Molly Keithly mollyk@lakefrc.org | 707-279-0563 *See attached for details in English & Spanish This workshop is for: Professionals who work with CCS families, Families who have a child in both CCS and Medi-Cal 14 counties: Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Mendocino, Marin, Modoc, Napa,...
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Handling Your Child’s Challenging Behaviors at Every Age: New Parenting Guide from Yolo Child Abuse Prevention Council/Yolo County Children's Alliance

Natalie Audage ·
The Yolo County Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC) and Yolo County Children’s Alliance (YCCA) are excited to share our new parenting guide: Handling Your Child’s Challenging Behaviors at Every Age. This resource for parents and caregivers provides positive discipline tips and resources to handle challenging behaviors in babies, toddlers, preschoolers, school-age children, and teenagers. Each age group page has: tips on how parents can connect with their child, some common challenging...
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Happiness as a Skill: A Different Narrative

Bonnie Berman ·
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: www.hnpabc.com/class
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Help feed Yolo County’s hungry with ‘Food for Fines’ program

Bonnie Berman ·
This article by Daily Democrat Staff published 11/6/17 Join the Yolo County Library in its annual “Food for Fines” program! The program allows library cardholders who donate one food item to clear $1 from their Yolo County Library overdue fines and also feed the hungry this holiday season. All Yolo County Library cardholders can donate food from Nov. 20 through Dec. 31 at the circulation desk of any Yolo County Library location. There is no limit to the number of donations and no limit to...
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Help us build our dream kitchen for families in our safety shelter

Bonnie Berman ·
Empower Yolo's shelter staff invite you to "Gather Around Our Kitchen" for the Big Day of Giving, Thursday, May 3, 2018 - starting at midnight tonight! The shelter staff at Empower Yolo work tirelessly to keep our shelter clients and their children safe 24-hours a day. They know first hand how important a clean, well functioning kitchen can help every day life in the shelter. Help us build our dream kitchen for the families living in our safety shelter. We have $50,000 in matching funds...
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HHSA Psychotherapy Groups for parents & children 0-2 yrs old

Bonnie Berman ·
Attached please find the updated version of the I Need My Person flyer (psychotherapy group for parents and children 0-2). This is offered by Yolo County HHSA, Child, Youth and Family Branch. Please share the attached flyer with families who you think might benefit. Parents do not need Medi-cal to attend these groups. Registration information is included on the flyer.
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YRN meeting this Friday

Bonnie Berman ·
Hello Everyone, We hope you can make it to a Yolo Resilience Network meeting this Friday March 17th at 3pm at the Yolo County CASA office. Come hear about some important new updates, upcoming activities and start the weekend off right by celebrating the Luck of the Irish! Lucy Roberts and I are pleased to announce a proposed change in the structure of the Yolo Resilience Network collaborative. Over the past several weeks we have been in discussion with a number of Steering Committee members...
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NAMI-Yolo annual fundraiser Feb 20th & NAMI-Yolo is recruiting for board of directors

Bonnie Berman ·
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Yolo County Opportunity: NAMI-Yolo is recruiting for board of directors. Please see the attachment for more information. Fundraiser: NAMI-Yolo is having their annual fundraiser Thursday, February 20th at the Pat Williams Mental Health Dinner. This dinner is the annual fundraiser for NAMI-Yolo and is an opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of mental health options AND amplify the voices of people experiencing mental illness. James...
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NEW COLLABORATIVE IN YOLO: Yolo County Opioid Coalition

Bonnie Berman ·
Please take a look at the new website for the Yolo County Opioid Coalition: http://www.yoloopioidcoalition.org/ . If you have any questions, please contact Sara Gavin at Sara@communicarehc.org .
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New Covid-19 Yolo Community Resource on Facebook

Bonnie Berman ·
This is a new facebook community designed as a resource to the greater Yolo community and especially the most vulnerable. Accessibly to resources, child care help, helping our local businesses stay afloat, getting folks tested, running errands for older/compromised folks. We need to stay safe, healthy and strong and to do this we need people to care about other People. https://www.facebook.com/ groups/YoloCommunityResponse/ members/
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New date for Yolo Family Strengthening Network meeting

Bonnie Berman ·
Please save the NEW date for our May YFSN meeting: May 29 . Meeting time 9:30-11:00am at Yolo County HHSA; Community Room-Gonzales Building; 25 N. Cottonwood St.; Woodland The Yolo Family Strengthening Network (YFSN) is a group of Yolo County family-serving organizations and agencies dedicated to strengthening families and reducing child abuse and neglect. PURPOSE The YFSN supports family-serving organizations in their efforts to strengthen families and prevent child abuse and neglect by:...
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NEW: Updated Yolo Child and Family Initiatives spreadsheet

Bonnie Berman ·
In an effort to help us know more about the great work that is happening in Yolo County and to increase opportunities for collaboration, please find an updated version of the spreadsheet of Yolo County child and family initiatives attached below. For this effort, initiatives are defined as multi-organization or agency collaboratives, meetings, or committees related to children and families in Yolo County. If you have any changes or additions to make for the next version, please email me.
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NEW YOLO PARENTING PROGRAMS in Spanish

Bonnie Berman ·
Family Hui: Please see the attached flyer to learn more about the new Family Hui that will be offered online in Spanish. YCCA’s Nurturing Parenting Class: Please see the attached flyer to learn more about this virtual class, which will be offered in Spanish and will meet twice a week via Zoom. Please feel free to share with the families you serve and partner agencies. If you have questions, please contact Nancy Ledesma at Nancy.Ledesma@yolocounty.org
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NO August meeting for Resilient Yolo

Bonnie Berman ·
Hi Everyone, With both Lucy and myself as well as a few others out of town, we will not be holding a Resilient Yolo meeting tomorrow August 3rd. Enjoy the rest of summer folks! Tracy
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Nurturing Children During Times of Stress: A Guide to Help Children Bloom by Yolo CAPC and YCCA

Natalie Audage ·
The Yolo County Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC) and Yolo County Children’s Alliance (YCCA) are excited to share Nurturing Children During Times of Stress: A Guide to Help Children Bloom. This guide for parents and caregivers, which we are launching during Child Abuse Prevention Month, contains tips and resources that parents and caregivers can use to promote resilience in their children and themselves. Nurturing Children During Times of Stress explains the effects of intense stress or...
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OUTREACH OPPORTUNITY: Yolo County Housing Spring Fling events

Bonnie Berman ·
Yolo County Housing is preparing for their Spring Fling event in late March. Attached is the registration form. Please share it with your contacts/partners. We want to make sure that we have enough agencies to cover our resident's needs. If you have questions, please contact Ricardo Lopez at rlopez@ych.ca.gov or 530-669-2264.
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PARENT SUPPORT GROUP: Empower Yolo support group for non-offending caregivers of sexually abused children

Bonnie Berman ·
Group will be held weekly on Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30pm. Group will be located at the Empower Yolo West Sacramento office on 1025 Triangle Court, Suite 600. Groups will begin at the end of January and will continue for 8 weeks through the end of March. Please contact Jasmine Ali, MSW Therapy Intern at 530-661-6336 or Jasmine@empoweryolo.org to schedule an intake.
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PROGRAMS CANCELED TEMPORARILY DUE TO CORONAVIRUS: For up to date information on Coronavirus in Yolo County visit www.yolocounty.org/coronavirus

Bonnie Berman ·
a) Yolo County Library programs and community meetings b) Music Groups and Play Groups by Help Me Grow c) YCCA Homeless Resource Fair a) Yolo County Library programs and community meetings Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, all non-essential Yolo County Library programs and community meetings are cancelled through March 31, 2020. Keeping you safe is our priority. Standard hours of operation will continue at all Yolo County Library branch locations and at the Archives facility. You may also visit...
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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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