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California PACEs Action

September 2021

Lo que necesita saber cuando finalice la moratoria de desalojos en California [calmatters.org]

Por Manuela Tobias, Cal Matters, September 30, 2021 Después de más de un año de espera, a los propietarios de California se les permitirá una vez más llevar a sus inquilinos a los tribunales por no pagar el alquiler, ya que el la prohibición de desalojo del estado termina después de esta noche . Algunas ciudades y condados tendrán protecciones continuas para los inquilinos, y el estado también mantendrá algunas salvaguardias por igual, todo vinculado a miles de millones de dólares en alivio...

A new, 'first-class' high-rise will house homeless people on L.A.'s skid row [latimescom]

By Doug Smith, Los Angeles Times, September 28, 2021 Construction kicked off Tuesday on a 19-story homeless housing project designed to reshape a corner of skid row in the image of more well-to-do environs. The 278-unit Weingart Tower will replace a parking lot at 555 S. Crocker St., around the corner from the Weingart Center, the project’s developer in collaboration with affordable housing developer Chelsea Investment Corp. The building is expected to open in December 2023. Weingart Tower...

Civics proponents urge common ground in battles over ethnic studies [edsource.org]

By John Fensterwald, EdSource, September 28, 2021 R esponding to acrimonious debates over history and politics nationally and in school boards across California, some of the state’s leading advocates for civics education are urging schools to equip students with democratic principles and practices to counter growing “anti-democratic forces that threaten the stability of our fragile republic.” “Political extremists are calling for either whitewashing our nation’s historic failings or fixating...

California schools chief churns through top aides in allegedly toxic workspace [politico.com]

By Mackenzie Mays, Politico, September 28, 2021 Nearly two dozen senior officials have fled California’s top education agency since Tony Thurmond became state schools superintendent in 2019, with several of them accusing him of creating a toxic workplace that burned through staff with decades of experience. Much of the exodus occurred as California’s K-12 system faced its most tumultuous crisis in generations. The state had some of the nation’s longest pandemic school closures, and districts...

What you need to know as California eviction moratorium ends [calmatters.org]

By Manuela Tobias, Cal Matters, September 30, 2021 After more than a year of waiting, landlords in California will once again be allowed to take their tenants to court over missed rent payments as the state’s eviction ban ends after tonight . Some cities and counties will have ongoing protections for renters, and the state will also keep a few guardrails in place — all tied to billions of dollars in rent relief the state is urging landlords and tenants to apply for. About 724,000 California...

Using unique Milestones Tracker, Fresno, CA, PACEs initiative marks progress of 59 organizations becoming trauma-informed

Fresno’s Milestones Tracker provides a map of organizations that have or are becoming trauma-informed. Each dot represents an organization. The dots are color-coded to a particular sector. The larger the dot, the more milestones they’ve done. Click on a dot to see the name of the organization If there’s one word that captures the engine behind Fresno’s flourishing PACEs Connection initiative, that word is “grassroots.” Just ask Jason Williams, the community manager for Fresno’s initiative...

Fires Fuel New Risks to California Farmworkers [insideclimatenews.org]

By Liza Gross, Inside Climate News, September 21, 2021 On a mild December evening in 2017, Southern California’s powerful Santa Ana winds fueled a massive wildfire after smashing power lines together and carrying molten bits of metal onto the dry ground. The Thomas Fire, California’s largest at the time, ultimately torched 440 square miles and cost Ventura and Santa Barbara counties’ $3.5 billion agricultural industry nearly $200 million in damaged crops and buildings. Researchers are still...

CalEndow Live Presents Dr. Angela Davis: October 20. REGISTER TODAY! [calendow.org]

Dr. Angela Davis Activist, Educator, and Social Justice Legend A Virtual Event Wednesday, October 20 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. The legendary Dr. Angela Davis will join CalEndow Live October 20 to discuss why building stronger communities is essential to the struggle for racial, economic and gender justice. An outspoken voice for dismantling the prison industrial complex, Dr. Davis draws on her own experiences as one of the FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted” in advocating for criminal justice reform. In this...

Mary Ann Hanson a leader in PACEs movement in Humboldt County, California

Mary Ann Hanson grew up in Fortuna, a former lumber town situated on the Eel River in Humboldt County and a gateway to centuries-old redwoods into the Humboldt Redwoods State Park. Humboldt is also one of the two California counties with the highest percentage of residents whose ACE score is 4 or more. Hanson herself has an ACE score of 8. Given her roots in Humboldt, a mostly rural county with a population under 150,000, and the difficulties she faced growing up in a family with substance...

Webinar: NEW Report Shows Where School-Based Health Centers Can Have the Biggest Impact on Student Health, Mental Health and Learning

Please join the California School-Based Health Alliance for the release of the Student Health Index— the first comprehensive statewide analysis to show where strategic investments in school-based health centers (SBHC) will have the greatest impact on improving student health and education. Join our conversation on Wed., Oct. 6, 12 Pacific: https://bit.ly/ StudentHealthIndex100621 Learn more: https://www. schoolhealthcenters.org/ school-based-health/school- health-index/ The twin pandemics of...

Supporting Mental Well-Being through Child Care Settings - 9/30, 1:30-3:00 ET

A webinar offered by the Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) Thursday, September 30, 1:30 - 3:00 pm EDT Register today . Addressing the mental health needs of child care providers and children in care is vital in the face of the pandemic, a population-level traumatic event. CTIPP is offering a "plug and play" framework to ease the process of developing a continuum of training, reflective coaching, and consultation to build the capacity for supporting relational health...

Materials Now Available: ACEs Aware September 22 Webinar [acesaware.org]

In Case You Missed It: "The Science of ACEs and Toxic Stress, (Part 3)" September 22 Webinar Now Available WATCH NOW at ACEsAware.org A recording and materials are now available for the second in a series of webinars exploring the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and toxic stress, presented by Rachel Gilgoff, Clinical and Science Senior Advisor, Aurrera Health Group. Clinicians seeking CME/CE and MOC credits* must complete a separate activity evaluation in order to request...

Trauma Informed Public Health Nursing Visits to Parents and Children (publication pending in Public Health Nursing)

Sonoma County Field Nursing's Liz George and Julianne Ballard have been busy! Together they lead an effort to develop a PHN home visiting model that integrates ACEs science! Their research will soon be published in The Journal of Public Health Nursing ! Here is the abstract: Trauma Informed Public Health Nursing Visits to Parents and Children (publication pending in Public Health Nursing) Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) research has demonstrated a strong correlation between a traumatic...

Where can a father turn for support?

I recently had a conversation with a local organization and a terrific question came up so I 'd love to ask YOU! Once a father is screened for ACES what would be the next step in referrals? Who would you as an agency turn to? Are there local fathers groups or resources that have seen success?

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