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Coping As A Community: COVID-19 - Zoom Webinar with Dr. Andres Sciolla

Bonnie Berman ·
DATE: Thursday, April 9, 2020 TIME: 12:00PM Many people have questions about ways to cope with stress experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to this, the UC Davis Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has organized a weekly webinar series focused on Inclusive Practices, Holistic Health and Wellbeing. Please join me and Dr. Andres Sciolla, MD as we discuss Stress, Trauma and Resilience this Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 12 PM via Zoom. You can register at...
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CAMPAIGN AND POLICY PAPER: Healing Together (to end intimate partner violence)

Bonnie Berman ·
Healing Together is a new campaign from the Alliance for Boys and Men of Color that engages men, and people of all genders, in the work to build safe and accountable communities by focusing on healing, gender justice, and racial equity—instead of punishment—to end intimate partner violence. The campaign aim to shift away from punitive policies and systems that produce violence and expand community-based approaches that focus on prevention, accountability, and healing for all. Individuals and...
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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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REPORT: Advancing Frontline Employees of Color

Bonnie Berman ·
Employers of frontline talent face an unprecedented opportunity to advance racial equity as a source of competitive advantage. The United States is experiencing dramatic demographic shifts, its workforce is becoming increasingly racially diverse and the nature of work is fundamentally changing due to automation. Approximately nine million of the country’s 24 million frontline employees—entry-level employees who engage closely with customers—are people of color who represent a reservoir of...
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REPORT: The Water of Systems Change from FSG

Bonnie Berman ·
The Water of Systems Change, an FSG article, aims to clarify what it means to shift the conditions holding problems in place and provides an actionable model for those interested in creating systems change. Through defining the 6 conditions of systems change and highlighting organizations that are shifting systems, the article explores: How systemic conditions perpetuate inequity and reinforce racism, sexism, or ableism. The critical need for foundations to focus on changing relationships...
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Webinars

Bonnie Berman ·
Rebuilding Hope: Family Resource Centers and Disaster Response on 5/27 9:30-10:45am on May 27 In this time of global crisis, understanding how Family Resource Centers (FRCs) have previously been instrumental in supporting families and communities both through and in the aftermath of major disasters is especially timely. This webinar from National Family Support Network will highlight the experiences, reflections, and lessons learned from FRCs in Alabama, California, and New Jersey in...
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WEBINARS on remote trauma-informed support and equity

Bonnie Berman ·
Trauma-Informed Support from Afar for Head Starts on 4/23 11am on April 23 Head Starts across the country are wrestling with two major challenges: creating new trauma-informed programming and providing critical family services from afar. Ready4K can help. The new Ready4K Trauma-Informed program is specifically designed to buffer the effects of trauma through TEXT MESSAGES. We reach families wherever they are with activities that build the Five Protective Factors during COVID-19 and beyond.
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WEBINAR from Essentials for Childhood Initiative: Health Equity and COVID-19: Opportunities to Improve Child Wellbeing through Policy on 5/13

Bonnie Berman ·
The Essentials for Childhood (EfC) Initiative invites your participation in a webinar entitled, “Health Equity and COVID-19: Opportunities to Improve Child Wellbeing through Policy” taking place on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 from 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM for a special guest presentation with Dr. Flojaune Cofer, Senior Director of Policy with the All Children Thrive (ACT) California project. This interactive webinar will examine what success could look like in addressing COVID-19 by describing equity...
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RESOURCE: Equity and the Social Determinants of Health from Strategies 2.0

Bonnie Berman ·
Why do some individuals experience more positive health outcomes than others? The answer lies not only in genetics, personal choices, or luck, but rather a complex mix of factors within the circumstances of a person’s life. These factors, termed “social determinants of health (SDOH)” are defined as “conditions in the environments in which people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age that affect a wide range of health, functioning, and quality-of-life outcomes and risks” (U.S.
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RESOURCE: Vibrant and Healthy Kids: Aligning Science, Practice and Policy to Advance Health Equity

Bonnie Berman ·
Health inequities in the United States prevent many children from realizing their full potential. A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine , Vibrant and Healthy Kids: Aligning Science, Practice, and Policy to Advance Health Equity , describes the systems that drive these inequities and outlines steps needed to reduce health disparities and move towards positive health trajectories for all children. ...
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RESOURCES from Office of Child Abuse Prevention on racism and inequality

Bonnie Berman ·
The consequences of system racism and inequalities are experienced at the individual, community, societal, and institutional levels. They impact short- and long-term health outcomes throughout the entire lifespan, contribute to inter-generational trauma, and disrupt and harm families. While overwhelming to address, change is possible and individuals, organizations, and systems can contribute to meaningful progress. The following links are starting points to begin understanding how we can all...
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Strategies to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in out-of-school time programs

Bonnie Berman ·
New research highlights strategies that local YMCAs use to support diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in their programming; these strategies can inform other out-of-school time programs working to become more equitable. Strategies include offering DEI training, technical assistance, and coaching opportunities to staff; tailoring programming to focus on equity rather than equality; and more. Click HERE to view these strategies.
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WEBINARS on trauma-informed care, resilience, self-care, equity, ACEs, child health, etc.

Bonnie Berman ·
Strategies 2.0 Webinars in September September is your last-chance for Strategies 2.0 Trainings! All instructor-led trainings will take place online. Enroll here , and check out our eLearning classes! Trauma-Informed Care: Sept. 3, 2020 Facilitating Change Talk: Sept. 9, 2020 Culturally Proficient Professional: Sept. 10, 2020 & Sept. 16, 2020 Parental Resilience: Sept. 11, 2020 Trauma-Informed Care: Spanish Discussion: Sept. 14, 2020 Self-Care: Sept. 16, 2020 Case Management 101: Sept.
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Together for Families Conference (October 14-16)

Bonnie Berman ·
Cost: $375 – $450 The virtual 2020 Together for Families Conference , co-hosted by the Center for the Study of Social Policy, the National Family Support Network, Be Strong Families, and Families Canada, connects stakeholders from across the U.S. and Canada in the family support and strengthening field to focus on best and promising practice for supporting families. Designed for practitioners at the program, systems, and funder levels, the conference will provide valuable opportunities for...
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RESOURCE: New CDPH COVID-19 Health Equity and Multilingual Resources Web Page

Bonnie Berman ·
To make COVID-19 health equity-related information easier to find and use, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has created a new webpage to collect and organize vetted COVID-19 communication materials available in different languages as well as other materials for specific populations, such as older adults and tribal communities. Rather than serving as a comprehensive catalog of COVID-19 resources, this site aims to be an organized, targeted, and regularly updated collection of...
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WEBINARS on Standards of Quality; Relationship education; Equity and Child Welfare; Homelessness

Bonnie Berman ·
Supporting Families through Best Practice: An Overview of the Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support on 11/4 11:30am-12:45pm on November 4 This webinar provides an overview of the nationally-adopted Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support . These Standards have created a common language across different kinds of Family Strengthening and Family Support programs and are used as a tool for planning, providing, and assessing quality practice. Relationship...
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WEBINARS on burnout, race, supporting families, Family Resource Centers

Bonnie Berman ·
Tools to Mitigate Work Stress and Prevent Burnout: For Health Care Providers during COVID and Beyond on 12/9 Noon-1pm on Wednesday, December 9 Whether you work in a hospital, a safety net clinic, or in another health care setting, no health care provider working during the COVID-19 pandemic needs to read the flurry of news stories that highlight the extreme stress experienced by people in this line of work – you already know it firsthand. This webinar from ACEs Connection and the Center for...
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ACEs Connection's Inclusion Tool makes sure nobody's left out

We developed ACEs Connection's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Tool — called the Inclusion Tool, for short — to ensure that ACEs initiatives across the world focus on being inclusive when forming a steering committee, recruiting leaders, providing education about ACEs science, recruiting members, or providing resources and services within their communities. The more inclusive your ACEs initiative is, the more diverse it will be, giving your initiative a real shot at achieving equity and...
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Racial Equity Learning Lab for Non-profit leaders

Bonnie Berman ·
Are you a nonprofit leader interested in creating an anti-racist future in Yolo County? On every other Thursday morning in May and June, we will be hosting a learning lab for nonprofit leaders who are interested in creating a shared understanding of how racial inequities, attitudes, policies, and practices have collectively created predictable adverse outcomes for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and have shaped their institutions. Addressing the root causes of racial...
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