Tagged With "Community"

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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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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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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 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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Energetic Community Meeting

Julie Langston ·
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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 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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Re: Community Meeting and Presentation Notes: Feb 24, 2016

Seth Lenz ·
I wish I could have made it to this meeting. Such important work being done here. Thank you!
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Re: Community Meeting and Presentation Notes: Feb 24, 2016

Seth, let us know if we can help you in any way in your work!
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Re: YRN Yoga Group forming

So excited about this initiative and will help spread the word about this throughout Yolo, across CA and across the country!
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Re: YRN Yoga Group forming

What a great idea this is! Thanks for posting, Julie. Nice photo, too!
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Re: YOLO COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES COMMUNITY MEETINGS

Rebekah Couch ·
Fantastic!
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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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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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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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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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Mindful Monday - weekly Guided Meditation Class in Davis

Dion Wiedenhoefer ·
herSpace offers a weekly guided meditation and intention setting class on Mondays at 8:00am. This 30-minute class is $5 and you can reserve your space at https://www.herspacestudio.com/.
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Re: Mindful Monday - weekly Guided Meditation Class in Davis

What a lovely way to start the week! I;m going to try and be there!
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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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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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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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Strategies 2.0 Capitol Regional Learning Community 2019 kick-off

Bonnie Berman ·
Please join the 2019 kick-off session of the Strategies 2.0 Capitol Regional Learning Community on March 7. The Capitol Learning Community will discuss the State funding opportunities and align them with local priorities at the first meeting in the new year. The meeting will also provide training and evaluation of the Community Resilience Toolkit which was launched late last year. Please see the attachment for more information. Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019 Time: 12PM to 2:30PM Location:...
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Starting & Growing Resilient Communities: Series Overview [Video]

The first session of the Starting & Growing Resilient Communities: Online & IRL (In Real Life) was a success. Over 100 ACEs Connection members tuned in despite some issues with registration. I have embedded the video in this post. You have also find the video on the ACEs Connection site here . If you have any questions about the series, please contact Ingrid Cockhren , TN & Midwest Community Facilitator.
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Fact Sheet on Family Mental Health Services from CBFS and YCCA

Bonnie Berman ·
Stanford Youth Solutions has launched their new fact sheet about the Community Based Family mental health services (CBFS) that they and Yolo County Children's Alliance (YCCA) will be offering within Yolo county. Please see the attached flyer for more information, including how youth and families can request services. For more information on the CBFS Program, please contact the CBFS Program Director at 916.344.0199.
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Webinar featuring Laura Porter on Self-Healing Communities Model to be held Feb. 28

Please join ACEs Connection and the Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) for a free 60-minute webinar on Thursday, Feb. 28 starting noon PT/3:00 pm ET that features the Self-Healing Communities Model (SHCM) presented by Interface, Inc. co-founder, Laura Porter. The webinar is the second in a series on state-to-state best practices; the first webinar was on Alaska’s new statute directing state policy to incorporate principles of brain development. Self-Healing Community...
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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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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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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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Upcoming webinars from Strategies 2.0

Bonnie Berman ·
Strategies 2.0 is offering four workshops in the coming months. See the course descriptions below. For more information and to register, visit https://strategiesca.asentialms.com/catalog/ PROMOTING RESILIENCE USING A TWO GENERATION MODEL Friday, April 19, 2019 Guest Speaker: Todd Sosna, Ph.D., Management Consultant The 90-minute professional webinar, intended for family support professionals and systems leaders, will provide a compelling case for the merits of two-generation programs in...
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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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TIC, MTSS and everything in between!

Susan Jones ·
Join us! Offered April 9th or May 7th in Sacramento California! Addressing Social and Emotional Learning by using research-based, behavior-focused strategies for staff, students & families, building resilience in our schools and communities. Anxiety and depression in students is running rampant. Workplace stress for educators and staff as well as rising litigation costs for schools are also top concerns for communities across the country. How can we reduce tension and improve how staff,...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Re: RESOURCE: Sesame Street in Communities

Cherie Schroeder ·
Thank you for the great links!! It is appreciated, Cherie Cherie Schroeder Instructional Specialist/Program Director Foster & Kinship Care Education Woodland Community College 2300 East Gibson Road Woodland, CA 95776 < http://www.yolofostercare.com/ > www.yolofostercare.com (530) 574-1964 Cell “To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.”
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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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RESOURCE: Sesame Street in Communities

Bonnie Berman ·
Sesame Street in Communities provides hundreds of bilingual multi-media tools to help kids and families enrich and expand their knowledge during the early years of birth through six, a critical window for brain development. Resources engage kids and adults in everyday moments and daily routines—from teaching early math and literacy concepts, to encouraging families to eat nutritious foods, to serious topics such as divorce and food insecurity. https://sesamestreetincommunities.org/
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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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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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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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Resource for Parents: Serve and Return

Bonnie Berman ·
Child-adult relationships that are responsive and attentive—with lots of back and forth interactions, called “serve and return,”—build a strong foundation in a child’s brain for all future learning and development. The Center for the Developing Child offers these five steps for parents to practice serve and return with their child. https://developingchild.harvard.edu/resources/5-steps-for-brain-building-serve-and-return/
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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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YC Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Community Planning Meeting on 8/29

Bonnie Berman ·
Please plan on attending the Yolo County Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Community Planning Meeting on August 29th, 2019. The purpose of this meeting is to gather information on how the County should plan to use MHSA funding in Yolo County. MHSA will present the planning proposal for the community input process and seek feedback from you to guide the MHSA 3-Year Planning Process. DATE: Thursday August 29, 2019 TIME: 5:00 PM -7:00 PM LOCATION: Winter’s Fire Department, Community Room 700...
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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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Re: YC Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Community Planning Meeting on 8/29

Lynn Arner ·
I am wondering if the meeting has been canceled. I am here at the Winters Fire Department and no one is here.
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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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