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The Refugee-Led Coalition Creating Collective Care (yesmagazine.org)

Already facing health and education gaps, refugees in San Diego banded together during the pandemic to define their own challenges and create their own solutions. Jama Ahmed Mohamed was 2 years old when his family fled the civil war in Mogadishu, Somalia, and escaped to a refugee camp in Kenya. This became his precarious home, where his family faced alienation and violence as displaced outsiders in the borderlands of two countries. “There’s this feeling of never being settled. …We would...

Resilient Communities for Every Child (San Diego for Every Child)

So far, 2021 has proven to be a year of ups and downs. At San Diego for Every Child (SDeC), we recognize both the challenges and opportunities emerging from the last year and a half and continue our work towards a healthier, more equitable, more resilient San Diego. Your support and partnership makes this possible. Among the challenges has been a spotlight on long standing inequities, hate, and racism. San Diego for Every Child stands in solidarity with our Asian American and Pacific...

Showing UP for Sophia: Dear John,

Dear John, Watching Marriage Story on New Year’s Eve was the ending I needed to witness in order to understand our own. Like Charlie and Nicole, we have history, we share a child, and we both want our child to be raised in an environment where she can thrive. While our similarities don’t stop there, the difference in how their ending started inspired me to follow suit. A mediator encouraged them to write a note of positivity to remember why they got married (together) in the first place.

San Diego for Every Child

We are thrilled to announce the launch of San Diego for Every Child: The Coalition to End Child Poverty . San Diego for Every Child is a developing coalition of organizations, community leaders, champions and advocates, families and caregivers, all committed to elevating awareness about the prevalence of child poverty across our region, and finding ways to solve it. We are on a mission to change the way we address child poverty as a community, because we envision a San Diego where every...

The San Diego Foundation Awarded Multi-Year Grant as one of Four National Thrive Outside Communities (livewellsd.org)

As part of its national Thrive Outside Community Initiative, the Outdoor Foundation has awarded a multi-year grant of $410,000 to The San Diego Foundation and a network of regional partners to support capacity building that will strengthen local partnerships, as well as create repeat and reinforcing positive outdoor experiences for youth and families. As we know from the Parks for Everyone report, San Diego County is rich with parks and green space, however not all San Diegans have equal...

*Tonier Cain, Keynote Speaker* 2019 San Diego County Wellness & Recovery Summit

From: Judi Holder [ Judi.Holder@riinternational.com ] Registration is NOW OPEN! 2019 San Diego County Wellness & Recovery Summit Click HERE to register Cost Free Date and Time Wed, March 20, 2019 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM PDT Add to Calendar Location Marina Village Conference Center - Seaside Room 1936 Quivira Way San Diego, CA 92109 View Map The speakers, presentations and success stories will all center around the concepts of advocacy on a personal and/or system level. About this Event San...

Free Screening & Discussion of Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope

“The child may not remember, but the body remembers.” Please join us for a free screening and discussion of Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope. When: Monday, November 5, 2018 Where: Straight from the Heart 851 West San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos 92078 Time: 6-9pm Resilience is a documentary that takes a deeper look into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the increased risks for physical and mental health problems in adulthood. Resilience...

Now Streaming - Visions to Victory: A People's History of the SR-15 Freeway

"Visions to Victory: A People's History of the SR-15 Freeway" is the story of a 40 year community struggle to prevent the neighborhood of City Heights from being divided in half by the SR-15 freeway. Film poster created by Pueblo. This 12-minute documentary details the efforts that lead to the new Mid-City Centerline Stations, the only freeway cover park in California (Teralta Park), the SR-15 Commuter Bikeway, Park De La Cruz, Ward Canyon Park, the City Heights Transit Plaza, the Boulevard...

October 20th, 2018: Navigating Caregiving for Veterans and Military Families

Greetings, The Caregiver Coalition of San Diego invites you and your loved ones to attend our upcoming conference on October 20 th , 2018. This conference will help you navigate caregiving for veterans and military families. The event will begin at 9:30am. FREE LUNCH and FREE RESPITE provided . This conference will take place at First United Methodist Church San Diego in Mission Valley. To register Call 1-800-827-4277 or go to www.sharp.com/classes . For more information see attached flyer.

San Diego Police-Community Faith Based Initiative Newsletter

Are you interested in issues surrounding policing in your area? Do you want to learn how religious leaders are getting involved to build trust and restore the relationship between the police and communities in San Diego County? Take a look at June and July’s newsletters here . On January 31, the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice (Kroc IPJ) at the University of San Diego launched a handbook and website for religious leaders to use to improve relationships and build trust between police and...

The Glenner Centers are now accepting reservations for Town Square in Chula Vista

Check out the 3-min video on their website that talks about Reminiscence Therapy which is designed to trigger positive strong memories of the past and plays to their strengths. So fascinating! https://glenner.org/town-square-video/ Forwarding information about The Glenner Center's new Town Square adult day center opening in Chula Vista in April. Thank you, AIS, Outreach & Education IT’S OFFICIAL! The Glenner Centers are proud to announce that our very first Town Square® adult day center...

2018 Children Youth and Families (CYFSOC) Conference Presenter Announced!

To view the Conference Registration Form CLICK HERE Visit the BHETA CYF-SOC webpage for additional information. We are pleased to introduce our presenter for our workshop, Educating Students Experiencing Homelessness at this year's CYFSOC Conference: Susanne Terry, MPH Susanne Terry has 25 years of experience in human services and education. She has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California; was the Administrator of Maui County Drug Court; spent 11 years as...

Resilience Screening - please pass along, Monday, 1/29/18 from 3:30pm to 6pm at CSUSM

Please join us for a FREE film screening of the 2016 critically acclaimed documentary, Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope on Monday, January 29, 2018 from 3:30 – 6pm at California State University, San Marcos – University Student Union Ballroom, 2 nd Floor (333 South Twin Oaks Valley Rd., San Marcos 92096). This event is hosted in partnership with The San Diego Foundation and California State University, San Marcos to explore how addressing stress and promoting...

"It Takes a Village Conference" on how to better assist community members who are victims of community violence (Feb 7 & 8)

Please share with your networks. UPAC ACE is hosting “It Takes A Village” conference where presenters will provide trainings to help service providers across all disciplines on how to better assist community members who are victims of community violence. Attached is the flyer for the conference with the registration link inside. presents It Takes a Village Come gain knowledge and skills to support individuals and families who are affected by violence and youth at risk for gang involvement.

JULY 24th Webinar: Collaboration and Mutuality: San Jose, CA Mayor’s Office of Prevention of Gang Violence

Monday, July 24, 2017 10:00:00 AM PDT - 11:30:00 AM PDT Collaboration and Mutuality: San Jose, CA Mayor’s Office of Prevention of Gang Violence. This collaborative model successfully developed and implemented will focus on prevention of gang violence and facilitating community healing through effective collaborations with grassroots stakeholders, including the faith based community, gang members, community providers, etc. Mario Maciel, Division Manager Mayor's Gang Prevention Task Force...

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