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Resilience Screening & Resource Fair 2/21/17 from 3-5:30pm (Chula Vista)

 

Sent on behalf of Stacey Kurz, Senior Project Coordinator/Healthy Chula Vista Initiative, City of Chula Vista

 

Please join Healthy Chula Vista, the Chula Vista Community Collaborative Youth Coalition and our partners as we explore the impacts of childhood trauma on long term health and the ways our community can all help youth cope and become thriving adults at a screening and discussion of the new documentary RESILIENCE: THE BIOLOGY OF STRESS & THE SCIENCE OF HOPE.  The film will be followed by a resource fair of youth service providers in Chula Vista and the south bay. Flyer is attached.

 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

3:00 – 5:30 P.M.

 

Chula Vista High School Performing Arts Center

820 4th Avenue

Chula Vista, CA 91911

 

Please RSVP to www.SDFoundation.org/Resilience-Film.

 

Description

The San Diego Foundation presents: Growing Resilience in Our Community

Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope A Documentary Screening & Resource Fair

Childhood trauma doesn’t end in childhood. Its effects ripple through adulthood unless young people are taught how to cope. Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope explores the emerging science of toxic stress on children and offers innovative solutions for helping vulnerable young people become thriving adults.

Join The San Diego Foundation, County of San Diego, South Bay Youth Coalition and our partners for a special screening of Jamie Redford’s Sundance-debuted film Resilience. Find out from regional experts, educators, and service providers how to help build resilience in our community to create bright futures for generations to come.

Who Should Attend?

  • Educators
  • High School & College Students
  • Parents & Caregivers
  • Service Providers
  • Probation & Law Enforcement Representatives
  • Community Advocates

Parking Lot located off K Street, between 4th and 5th Avenue. Film includes Spanish subtitles. Snacks and refreshments available.

Speakers:

  • Dr. Karen Janney Superintendent, Sweetwater School District
  • Barbara Jiménez Director of Regional Operations, Health and Human Services Agency-Central & South Regions
  • Dr. Dawn Griffin Forensic Psychologist & Associate Professional, Alliant International University
  • MaryRose Peralta Principal, Chula Vista High School

Partners:

South Bay Youth Coalition Members: Institute for Public Strategies • San Ysidro Health Center • South Bay Community Services • South Bay YMCA

 

 

 

Stacey Kurz

Senior Project Coordinator/Healthy Chula Vista Initiative

City of Chula Vista

276 Fourth Avenue

Chula Vista, CA 91910

Office: (619) 585-5609

Fax: (619) 585-5698

 

      

  

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