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2 Webinars from Strategies 2.0

Bonnie Berman ·
Empower Latin American Communities to Prevent Sex Trafficking 10am to 11:30am on 6/13/19 A 90-minute webinar focusing on the scope and overview of sex trafficking of Mexico and Latin America and how it connects to the United States. This webinar will increase awareness of the vulnerabilities Spanish-speaking populations face, increase access to human trafficking victim and survivor services, and highlight resources/tools to educate Mexican and Latin American communities. Weaving in theory...
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2 Webinars: Parent and Community Engagement & Prevent Sex Trafficking

Bonnie Berman ·
Strategies 2.0 is offering two workshops in the coming months. See the course descriptions below. For more information and to register, visit https://strategiesca.asentialms.com/catalog/ PARENT & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT DYNAMICS Tuesday, May 7, 2019 Guest Speakers: Gregory Bourne, Executive Director, Lead4Tomorrow Lucy Roberts, Director, Family Hui This webinar will help family support professionals gain additional insights into the dynamics associated with parent engagement in their...
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2017 Art Workshop Series with Yolo CANVAS

Bonnie Berman ·
Yolo CANVAS is a program of Davis Community Meals. Dori Marshall, Vicki Plutchok and Marilyn Moyle will provide materials and ideas for new projects. TUESDAYS, 1-3 p.m. October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 & November 7 , 14 Cesar Chavez Plaza Community Room 1220 OLIVE DRIVE, DAVIS These classes are open to anyone in the community. Fees are $10 per class. * To register or for more information, call Marilyn Moyle at (530) 756-8475 or email marilynamoyle@gmail.com These classes are financed by the...
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2019 Starting & Growing Resilient Communities: Online & In Real Life (IRL) Webinar Series

ACEs Connection presents, "Starting & Growing Resilient Communities: Online & In Real Life (IRL)" , an interactive webinar training series focused on developing existing and potential online community managers and IRL ACEs champions. If you are not a current online community manager, please know that ALL are welcome. This series is dedicated to providing insight into creating sustainable and effective online & IRL ACEs intiatives. "Starting & Growing Resilient Communities:...
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3rd annual Community Baby Shower!

Bonnie Berman ·
The Yolo County Children's Alliance - Step by Step Program and the Nurse Home Visiting Program will be hosting the 3rd annual Community Baby Shower for pregnant and parenting moms in Yolo County on September 29th from 10am-2pm . Attached you'll find the flyer (in English and Spanish) for this event. Please share! If you would like to register to have a table at this event, I've also attached the registration form. Please fill it out and submit it to Lilian Marquez at ...
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A Trauma-Informed Approach to Supporting Families Impacted by Addiction

Melissa Santos ·
RFQ ANNOUNCEMENT: Celebrating Families! California Expansion Project Update: Due to the expanding ACEs response in California, and subsequent interest in Celebrating Families! we are extending the due date for proposals to May 24 th. Invitation to Expand Celebrating Families!™ Statewide The California State Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP) recognizing the effectiveness of Celebrating Families! (CF!), has awarded Prevention Partnership International (PPI) a $100,000, 2-year challenge...
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Capital Learning Convening: Engaging the Youth on 4/7

Bonnie Berman ·
DATE: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 TIME: 9:30 am - 1:00 pm in Sacramento Youth involvement can benefit organizations and their programs as well as the youth themselves. Programs that are developed in partnership with youth are more likely to be effective at engaging the population and, therefore, to have a greater impact. The Learning Community will discuss types of youth participation, successful youth engagement programs, and tips and tools to effectively engaged youth. ...
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Community - Action Group meeting 7/14, 3-4:30 pm, Agenda

Julie Langston ·
Yolo Resilience Network Agenda Date: July 14, 2016 Time: 3-4:30 pm Location: Yolo CASA Please see Agenda attached
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Community Baby Shower on 9/28

Bonnie Berman ·
Please share the attached flyers with your clients! The Community Baby Shower is happening 10am-2pm at the Yolo County Fairgrounds in Woodland on Saturday, September 28 th .
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Community Engagement Workgroup supporting MHSA 9/26

Bonnie Berman ·
Join us! The Community Engagement Workgroup is an ongoing engagement workgroup to support the Mental Health Services Act planning in Yolo County. This workgroup involves the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Focus Group Discussion led by the MHSA Team and C.A.R.E. - Community Advocacy Research & Evaluation Consulting Group. Attached please find a flyer about an upcoming opportunity to participate in this effort. If you have questions, please contact Anthony Taula-Lieras (...
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Community Meeting and Presentation Notes: Feb 24, 2016

Julie Langston ·
(The community meeting notes, below, are also attached.) Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency, Walker Room 137 N. Cottonwood St, Woodland, CA 95695 AGENDA Welcome - Gail, Julie - Mindfulness Moment, Tracy Introduction of all present. Cards for new members, sign in sheet. History/Overview of YRN started in probation with collaboration in community. Jane Stevens lives in our community and is founder of ACEsConnection.com, organization to help build collaboration and share...
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Community meeting: MHSA Empowerment and Education Session 2

Bonnie Berman ·
Please see the attached flyer for more information about the second Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Empowerment and Education Series meeting on June 11th at 1pm at the Davis Branch Library . If you would like more information about MHSA, please see the attached “What is MHSA” and timeline documents. These Empowerment and Education meetings will lay a foundation of knowledge for stakeholders who want to participate in the community planning process that drives the next three year MHSA plan...
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Convening about Building Community Resilience Toolkit

Bonnie Berman ·
Capital Learning Community Convening Creating common approaches to promote community and family healing through resiliency WHEN: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 TIME: 9:30am - 12:30pm, Check-in at 9:00 am Join online or in-person in Sacramento To register: http://strategiesca.org/servic es/learning-communities/ This convening will guide participants in working toward developing a common understanding of the regional needs and issues. We will introduce the newly developed Strategies 2.0 the...
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DISCUSSION: Coping as a Community: COVID-19- Strength, Inspiration and Hope

Bonnie Berman ·
12-1pm on April 30 Please join us this week for Coping as a Community: COVID-19- Strength, Inspiration and Hope. Our virtual discussion with UC Davis Health nurse leaders will share the current experiences of health-care providers working on the frontlines across our region. To register: bit.ly/copingasacommunity4-30
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Building Community Resilience, Volume II

Bonnie Berman ·
Building Community Resilience, Volume II: State of Readiness: System and Provider Abilities to Respond This second volume in the Strategies 2.0 toolkit series describes the organizational capacity needed for a shared approach to building community resilience within an organization or network. The tools in this volume will assist organizations to: Build a logic model to focus the work Assess their level of readiness to implement BCR efforts Identify the steps needed to increase readiness for...
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Building Engaging, Inclusive Organizations on 12/10 in Sacramento

Bonnie Berman ·
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...
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Capital Learning Community meetings

Bonnie Berman ·
June 20, 12-3pm: Building Community Trust for Programs Learning Community participants will share with speakers promising programs and best practices to help mitigate the increased fear and anxiety among immigrant families. The Learning Community Session will begin with a panel of speakers involved in better understanding the growing issue and impacts of anti-immigrant climate in our communities. June 24, 1-4pm: County Collaborations to End Child Abuse Prevention and child welfare leaders...
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Empower Yolo: Resiliency amid the crisis

Bonnie Berman ·
Article in The Davis Enterprise by Natalie Baltazar; Special to The Enterprise https://www.davisenterprise. com/features/empower-yolo- resiliency-amid-the-crisis/ Everyone at Empower Yolo — from volunteers, staff, managers, executive director to the board of directors — has been working tirelessly to ensure Empower Yolo is able to serve the most vulnerable members of our community.
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Energetic Community Meeting

Julie Langston ·
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Free Community Workshop by Yolo Conflict Resolution Center

Bonnie Berman ·
Restorative Circles is a free community Workshop offered Saturday, March 16th by Yolo Conflict Resolution Center. This workshop provides training on how to be a circle keeper in the restorative circle process. The training will discuss the components and uses of the circle process, tools for keeping a circle and also practice how to be a circle keeper. Please see the attached flyer for more information and to RSVP. DATE: Saturday, March 16th TIME: 9am-1pm LOCATION: Redwood Grove, 1001...
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Free conflict resolution workshop

Bonnie Berman ·
YCRC will be offering a free community workshop on Saturday, April 21st , that covers some basics of communication and conflict resolution. The workshop will take place from 9am-1pm in the Redwood Building, 1001 Anderson Road, Davis. Please RSVP to programs@yolocrc.org <mailto: pr ograms@yolocrc.org > or (530) 564-2324 by Wednesday, April 18th , as space is limited.
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Yolo County Community Profile

CA communities and organizations from across the state shared information about their trauma informed and resilience building initiatives at the Child Adversity Policymaker Awareness Day on July 11, 2017 in Sacramento. The event, organized by 4CA ( California Campaign to Counter Childhood Adversity) , educated state legislators about the impacts of child adversity across the lifecourse and strategies for preventing ACEs, healing trauma and creating resilient communities. A series of twelve...
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Yolo County Health in Action on 2/18

Bonnie Berman ·
Please Save the Date to join us for Health In Action DATE: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 from 8:25 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. (Check in and refreshments will start at 8:00 a.m.) LOCATION: Yolo Food Bank (233 Harter Drive Woodland, CA). A calendar notice for this event will follow later this week. This event is brought to you by Dignity Health, Sutter Health, Yolo County HHSA Community Health Branch, CommuniCare Health Centers, and Winters Healthcare who have come together to produce a joint Community...
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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 COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES COMMUNITY MEETINGS

Bonnie Berman ·
Greetings Community Partners, Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency has scheduled a series of meetings throughout the area to discuss the mental health services and needs of our community. We want to hear from you – and your neighbor ! Please share this announcement far and wide. Robust discussion is encouraged to gain insight into what is working, and to identify areas that may need more attention to better serve the mental health needs of our community. We look forward to seeing you...
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YOLO ORGANIZATION: The Culture C.O.-O.P.

Bonnie Berman ·
The Culture C.O.-O.P. promotes understanding and respect for equity/diversity, cultural competency, literacy and a quality education for all. It offers keynotes, services, special events, seminars, and workshops. Please see the attached flyers for more information about The Culture C.O.-O.P. or visit http://www.cultureco-op. com/ .
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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 Resilience Network Community Meeting, February 24, 2016

Julie Langston ·
February 24, 2016 3-4:30 137 N. Cottonwood St, Woodland
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YRN Yoga Group forming

Julie Langston ·
Yoga Community, ACES and Resilience A small group from the Yolo yoga community met on Monday for a brief overview of ACEs and to discuss what is happening in our community around supporting a trauma-informed yoga community. Yoga has a long history as an excellent way to reduce stress, develop strong mind-body connections, and a great self-care strategy. Yoga is gaining acceptance in our society and community, becoming a more mainstream form of exercise and meditation. Today people from all...
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Strategies 2.0 Learning Community Strategy Session

Bonnie Berman ·
Please join us on June 12th! We will review survey results and data on the needs of families in our region and Strategies 2.0 Senior Trainer Troy Nichols will help us generate ideas for building community resilience. This will be our launching point to develop plans and priorities for concrete, shared learning and action toward change in our region in the coming year. Enrollment available at this link: http://strategiesca.org/ services/learning-communities/ Help assure the needs of children...
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SURVEY on Housing needs

Bonnie Berman ·
The CA Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) wants your input on housing needs in our communities. Please complete the survey (also available in Spanish) and share with individuals you serve, as they are looking for input from a broad array of sources. See the email below for more information! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: July 19, 2019 Contact: Alicia Murillo Office: (916) 263-7400 Alicia.Murillo@hcd.ca.gov California's Department of Housing Asks Californians to Share Their...
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TEEN EVENT: My Future Starts with Me on 10/5

Bonnie Berman ·
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 ( renee.collins@ycoe.org ).
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The Building Blocks of HOPE – Block #3: Engagement

Dina Burstein ·
We have been so encouraged to hear how HOPE (Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences) is resonating with the ACES Connection community. Here we present the third mini-blog in our series on the Building Blocks of HOPE. Children need ample opportunities for productive social engagement. Developing a connection to and sense of belonging in a community, as well as a sense that you matter to your community, describes the essence of the third of the 4 Building Blocks of HOPE . What are some...
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Thriving Pink community workshops

Bonnie Berman ·
Our Thriving Pink Calendar has been updated with virtual programs, workshops, and support groups which continue to be provided at no cost and are open for all. Sunday, March 29, 5:00 pm: Pink Connection, "Navigating Social Distancing/Isolation" with Pam Cordano MFT Thursday, April 2, 10:30 am: Stitches of Love, "Making fabric face masks, quilts, and other thoughtful items for our community" with Patti Hadrava Monday, April 6, 7:00 pm: Writers Circle, "Reflective Writing Workshop" with...
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TRAINING: Partnerships to Support Our Kids - May 30, 2019

Bonnie Berman ·
Please plan to come to this impactful training. You will examine data that will astound you, and exposes critical gaps we have in terms of services for some of our families in Yolo County. I CHALLENGE YOU TO BRING AT LEAST 5 COLLEAGUES FROM YOUR DISTRICT WITH YOU. I have viewed this presentation, and this is not one to miss! Who can I count on to be there and to bring a team? This training would not only be great for your special ed staff, but also nurses, social workers, site admin, etc.
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TRAINING: Conflict Resolution and Mediation Certificate Training from Yolo Conflict Resolution Center

Bonnie Berman ·
The Mediation Certificate Training program includes lectures, discussions, communication skills exercises, and mediation process role-play. The 2020 dates for this 36-hour Community Mediation Certification training are the following Saturdays: February 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2020. The trainings are 9am-6pm each day, and the training will take place in Woodland. Prior approval is required to attend. Please call the YCRC office for details: 530.564.2324. For more information, please visit...
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Free training! The Pair of ACEs: Building Community Resilience

Bonnie Berman ·
Strategies 2.0 is offering a FREE training on Tuesday, September 18 , in Woodland: Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Time: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Location: Community Room, Gonzales Building; 25 N. Cottonwood Street, Woodland, CA 95695 Please see the attached flyer for more information and a step-by-step guide to assist participants with navigating the website/registration process. The training is being hosted by Help Me Grow Yolo. If you have questions, please contact Siara Shelton at...
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FREE WEBINAR: Trauma-Informed Advocacy: Practical Tools for Working with Vulnerable Populations

Madison Hammett ·
Working at the intersection of trauma, health equity, and law, attorney Sarah Hess will join the Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative in this free webinar to talk about ways advocates from all disciplines can use a trauma-informed approach to help their clients thrive...
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Health Outcomes of Positive Experiences (HOPE) learning community website

Bonnie Berman ·
HOPE – Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences – is a new way of seeing and talking about experiences that support children’s growth and development into healthy, resilient adults. We now know that that even in the face of adversity, key positive experiences help us heal. Although the effects of trauma can be serious, many adults have overcome their own trauma and now lead healthy, productive lives as a result of those positive experiences. A new website from Tufts University is the home...
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Help Your Community Safely with COVID-19

From California Volunteers, Office of the Governor, March 2020 DELIVER MEALS Vulnerable seniors are at greatest risk amid COVID-19. Let’s help keep them safe and cared for. Contact your local Meals on Wheels organization, visit www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org . DONATE TO A SHELTER OR FOOD BANK During this time organizations are running low on food items, help them stay well stocked for those in need. See below for a list of shelters and food banks in need. VOLUNTEER AT A FOOD BANK Food banks...
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HOW TO HELP Your Community Safely with COVID-19

Bonnie Berman ·
Every Californian can safely help their community during these difficult times. Here are some ways you can make a difference. https://californiavolunteers. ca.gov/get-involved/covid-19/
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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: 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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Northern Valley Indian Health Woodland Community Health Fair on 5/7

Bonnie Berman ·
Northern Valley Indian Health Woodland will be hosting its first ever community health fair on Tuesday, May 7 th from 11am-2pm in the front parking lot of their clinic. They’re inviting all interested vendors to email Arzoo Mojadedi (Outreach Director) at arzoo.mojadedi@nvih.org to reserve a spot by April 12 because they have limited booths. In the email, please include an email address or phone number for a contact person within your agency. This event is being put together by their...
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OCAP Kids' Day at the Capitol- April 11th

Bonnie Berman ·
You are invited to participate in the second annual "Kids' Day at the Capitol" event put on by the California Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP) on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at the California State Capitol. Family resource centers, nonprofit organizations, public agencies, child abuse prevention centers, healthcare providers, and others working to strengthen families are invited to host a booth with a child-friendly activity and resources for families and community members. Help us...
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Participation needed: Improving CA’s early learning and care system

Bonnie Berman ·
Laura Benn of the Yolo County Library seeks to share information about the Preschool Development Grant (PDG) and a survey/meeting notification for local community partners and caregivers with young children . These meetings are vital so that all voices can be heard in the early learning statewide conversations. It is also an important opportunity for folks to engage in the early learning conversation with their local community members and the state assessment teams. Please see below for more...
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PROGRAM UPDATE from Stanford Sierra Youth & Families (Community Based Family Services program openings & Job announcement)

Bonnie Berman ·
The Community Based Family Services program has openings and is taking new referrals. Please see the attached flyer for more information. Job announcement: Clinical Program Manager position is now open. Please share the attached job description. We recently announced our new name: Stanford Sierra Youth and Families! For more information, visit youthsolutions.org
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PROVIDER OPPORTUNITY: The Capital Learning Community Schedule for 2019: 3/7, 5/9, 6/27

Bonnie Berman ·
2019 brings in a new governor to California with new ideas, resources, and funding. The Capital Learning Community will discuss the state funding opportunities and align them with local priorities at the first meeting in the new year. We will also provide training and evaluation of the Community Resilience Toolkit that was launched late last year. Our convening schedule, including our Kick-off session in March, is: Thursday, March 7, 2019 (see below for more information) Understanding and...
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[Re-Post] "Building Violence Free Schools & Communities " ONE DAY CONFERENCE!

Tulare County CAPC is proud to provide this ONE DAY conference November 13th from 8:30am-4pm on "Building Violence Free Schools & Communities" featuring 3 nationally know speakers with first hand experience and expertise in the field of violence prevention. Dr. Melissa Reeves (Columbine, CO shooting) Scarlett Lewis (Parent of a child lost in Sandy Hook shooting) and Clayton Douglas (former student who planned a shooting) will provide us with critical knowledge and skills in violence...
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[WEBINAR] Starting & Growing Resilient Communities: How to Tell Your Community Story GRC 2.0 Celebrate

ACEs Connection presents, "Starting & Growing Resilient Communities: Online & In Real Life (IRL)", an interactive webinar training series focused on developing existing and potential online community managers and IRL ACEs champions. This series is dedicated to providing insight into creating sustainable and effective online & IRL ACEs initiatives. In this fifth session, we’ll talk about why it's so critical to tell your story far and wide. This incudes how to blog and share...
 
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