Tagged With "Yolo County Children's Alliance"

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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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Empower Yolo powers up its board after merger (Davis Enterprise)

Julie Langston ·
From Davis Enterprise, Sunday February 7, 2016. By: Cathy Farman Empower Yolo has long served survivors of other forms of violence too, including sexual assault, sex abuse, stalking, trafficking and child abuse. As a board member, I am proud of Empower Yolo’s founding mission to provide survivors of family and sexual violence with counseling and legal services, but even prouder this year as Empower Yolo broadens its mission to promote safety, health and resilience for our entire...
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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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“Aloha Yolo!” YCCA Annual Spring Fundraiser

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Re: YRN &Yolo CASA @ Celebrate Davis

Thanks for posting, Julie! It was a great event; was so great to connect with friends and meet new folks and tell them about our work. Thank you Tracy for offering to share the Yolo CASA booth and a big shout out to Julie for your amazing organization of the stress wheel game! Finally, wanted to share what Lucy Roberts reported about the event - several students who were playing the stress wheel game recognized the stress wheel from classrooms at schools around town. That is a great...
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Re: TUESDAY Sept 18th: Yolo Family Strengthening Network (YFSN) meeting agenda

Tracy Fauver ·
Hi Lori. There is some school involvement in the YFSN group, which meet quarterly. You might also be thinking about Resilient Yolo, which meets monthly and includes YCOE and other school partners among its collaborators. The next Resilient Yolo meeting is October 5th at 2:30 at the CASA/YCRC offices. But some to the YFSN meeting tomorrow to see what it's all about!
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Re: TUESDAY Sept 18th: Yolo Family Strengthening Network (YFSN) meeting agenda

Lori Ross ·
So is this the same group that has the schools involved? On Mon, Sep 17, 2018 at 1:27 PM, ACEsConnection < communitymanager@acesconnection.com> wrote:
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Re: TUESDAY Sept 18th: Yolo Family Strengthening Network (YFSN) meeting agenda

Lori Ross ·
I would love to come but I’m swamped for the best few days. I’m glad to get the other meeting on my calendar though. Thank you!!!
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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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FOCUS Program Aids Children Exposed to Trauma [davisenterprise.com]

By Special to The Enterprise, The Enterprise, October 25, 2019 Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig and Yolo County Superintendent of Schools Garth Lewis announced the launching of FOCUS, a notification system designed to decrease the negative impacts on children who are exposed to violence and trauma. The goal of the FOCUS program is for children to succeed to the best of their ability, regardless of the environment in which they live. Under FOCUS, law enforcement officers and other...
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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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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Bonnie Berman ·
Please see Empower Yolo's January article in the Davis Enterprise on Human Trafficking Awareness Month at: www.davisenterprise.com/ features/news-columns/empower- yolo-its-human-trafficking- awareness-month/ . Empower Yolo is participating in two awareness events this month; please join us: 1) California's Forgotten Children, Let their voices be heard - film screening - Tuesday, January 15, 2019 ; Yolo County Office of Education, 1280 Santa Anita Court, Woodland; 6-8 p.m. Please register...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Building a Resilient Yolo - October 11, 2016

Julie Langston ·
Save the Date, October 11, 2016m from 8am - 4pm Location: Yolo County Office of Education, Woodland Join us to discuss and learn about the latest in relationship ­based strategies for keeping students in and engaged in school.
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Domestic Violence Awareness Month - In Oct THINK PURPLE!

Julie Langston ·
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Join Empower Yolo for its Paint Yolo Purple Campaign Month of Action! For full calendar of events go to: http://empoweryolo.org/events/ Or see the attachment. The first event is this weekend, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016 @ 2pm. SEVEN: the play, a benefit for Empower Yolo. Winters Theatre Company is presenting six performances of Seven: the Play (September 30th-October 9th) at the Winters Community Center and has chosen Empower Yolo as beneficiary of...
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Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros

Bonnie Berman ·
Yolo County Library celebrates Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros in April! This event is celebrated at all 8 branches, and the attached flyer has all of the days/times listed. The Library is also doing a Library BINGO program for adults at all of our branches. Participants can pick up a BINGO card at any location and complete a row of activities for an entry into a grand prize drawing. There’s no limit to how many BINGO cards you can fill, but you can only participate at one location.
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FREE DACA renewal assistance

Bonnie Berman ·
DACA renewal workshop JULY 26th at 10:00 AM If your DACA will be expiring within six months from now, please call Catholic Charities at 530-562-9125 to schedule an appointment to renew it. The workshop will be held at EMPOWER YOLO Location: 175 Walnut Street Woodland, CA 95695 Please see the attached document with a list of the required documents you will need to bring to the workshop.
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Empower Yolo DACA renewal workshop 7/26

Bonnie Berman ·
If you know a client whose DACA will be expiring within six months from now, please tell them to call Catholic Charities at 530-562-9125 to schedule an appointment to renew it. The workshop will be held at Empower Yolo at 10am on 7/26 at 175 Walnut Street; Woodland, CA 95695. Please see the attached document with a list of the required documents clients will need to bring to the workshop.
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LOGO Resilient Yolo Final

Bonnie Berman ·
LOGO Resilient Yolo Final
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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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2015 "Toolkit for Families" from the Yolo Family Strengthening Network

APRIL is National Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month and to recognize this, the Yolo Family Strengthening Network is excited to share our 2015 Toolkit for Families! This year's Child Abuse Prevention Month theme is the following: Talk + Play =...
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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 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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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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Back to School Health Fair!

Bonnie Berman ·
Yolo County Children’s Alliance is excited to announce our annual Back to School Health Fair! DATE: Thursday, August 1st, 2019 LOCATION: Family Resource Center, 637 Todhunter Ave, West Sacramento TIME : 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. We’d love for you to join us! The focus of the event is to provide West Sacramento youth with school supplies and to equip families with valuable local resources. Youth grades K-12 will be receiving backpacks and there will be a bike raffle! Your participation will help...
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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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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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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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Re: New date for Yolo Family Strengthening Network meeting

Carolyn Curtis ·
Where is this meeting and what time? Carolyn
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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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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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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 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 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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Empower Yolo: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month [davisenterprise.com]

By Natalia Baltazar, Davis Enterprise, October 4, 2019 October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and on Oct. 1, Empower Yolo, in partnership with local businesses and organizations in Yolo County, kicked off its fifth annual Paint Yolo Purple — Month of Action campaign. October’s Paint Yolo Purple (the color purple representing Domestic Violence Awareness) campaign is meant to raise awareness about domestic violence, and help fund Empower Yolo’s essential intervention and prevention...
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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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Job Announcement: YCCA seeking Child Abuse Prevention Program Director

Natalie Audage ·
Yolo County Children's Alliance (YCCA) is hiring a Child Abuse Prevention Program Director: https://www.yolokids.org/post/job-announcement-program-director-child-abuse-prevention-programs Please share with anyone who you think might be interested. Thank you!
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