Our Mission

Northern California’s SOPHE is committed to the professional development and advancement of public health professionals, via networking and enrichment opportunities that contribute towards their empowerment and leadership qualities. These skills are demonstrated through health education, advocacy, social justice, program development and community organizing.

 

Mission

Northern California’s SOPHE is committed to the professional development and advancement of public health professionals, via networking and enrichment opportunities that contribute towards th..

Vision

Provide and facilitate open lines of communication so that current public health trends can be shared thru an extensive network of resources that will encompass a global perspective. Unite ed..

Values

Healthy lives through knowledge, involvement, education, promotion and practice. Demonstrating integrity, accountability and transparency amongst the membership while embracing diversity, promotin..

Goals

Provide monthly trainings, professional development activities and social support events to health educators within Northern California. Highlight groundbreaking work being conducted by colleagues..

Current News

'101 Ways to Save the Planet' podcast featuring Shamar Bibbins

 Aug 08, 2020

 

 

https://kresge.org/library/101-ways-save-planet-podcast-featuring-shamar-bibbins?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Kresge%20News%208-6-2020&utm_content=Kresge%20News%208-6-2020+CID_5f57615356c9f7296720f79fcbfd148f&utm_source=Emails&utm_term=Listen%20Now '101 Ways to Save the Planet' podcast featuring Shamar Bibbins Published: August 4, 2020 In an episode of the new podcast "101 Ways to Save the Planet" released on July 29, 2020, Shamar Bibbins, senior program officer for environment at The Kresge Foundation, talks about the foundation's efforts to work together with hospitals, health care systems, public health departments, health practitioners, climate advocates and others to build climate resilience and advance policies and practices that also improve community health. (http://ww ..

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Program Initiative Grant: Cities Addressing Basic Needs of Postsecondary Students

 Aug 08, 2020

 

 

https://www.nlc.org/program-initiative/cities-addressing-basic-needs-of-postsecondary-students NLC is launching a new Community of Practice (CoP) for 12 selected city teams to help cities work in partnership with their postsecondary institutions and community partners to remove barriers to basic needs such as food, housing, childcare, mental health services, transportation, or digital access for postsecondary students. Unmet basic needs often derail students’ efforts to attain postsecondary credentials, which negatively impacts their ability to succeed in the workforce. The current COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated the inequities many college students experience as they are forced to remain ore return home to ensure they and their families are safe, and some may have no home at all. The CoP will help city leaders gain knowledge about their resident’s postsecondary completion challenges, identify a basic need to tackle, and connect with peers to share and refine app ..

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On Demand: The Vaping Epidemic: An Overview of Causes and Potential Community Solutions

 Aug 08, 2020

 

 

Title: The Vaping Epidemic: An Overview of Causes and Potential Community Solutions Duration: 1 hour, 1 minute Available On Demand Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) include a variety of electronic products, including USB drive devices, electronic cigarettes and MODS as well as disposable electronic cigarettes. These devices are not regulated and have limited data to show they are effective for cessation purposes. Since these devices are unregulated, the consumer is using a device with no knowledge of what is being inhaled into the system. This presentation will explore the epidemic by helping the participant understand the different devices available as well as the marketing of these devices to vulnerable populations. The presentation will also discuss findings of what additives are included in the systems and an overall overview of the current epidemic. Currently, the Federal government as well as local state governments are exploring the ..

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Northern California’s SOPHE is committed to the professional development and advancement of public health professionals

 

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  1 Washington Sq, San Jose, CA 95192   info@ncsophe.org
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