Updates

Recall Judge Persky -Volunteer Opportunities

 May 17, 2018

 

 

If interested is supporting the recall to Judge Persky--there are locations to help with this volunteer effort. https://recallperskyvolunteers.blogspot.com ..

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Bookshop Santa Cruz

 May 17, 2018

 

 

In addition to inspiring students to read over the summer, your school can win great prizes if it has the most students participate in Bookshop's Summer Reading Program. (https://www.bookshopsantacruz.com/summer-reading-program) Bookshop Santa Cruz gives a gift card to the school librarian of the top participating small school and top participating large school. This year we are adding an exciting new prize: the opportunity to participate in a Grab & Dash. The top schools will each receive the opportunity for one lucky child to have a "grab and dash" experience at Bookshop Santa Cruz. They can take home whatever they can carry in 45 seconds, making multiple trips to the base to drop products until their time runs out. Children's books are all up for dibs in this exciting challenge a child will never forget. The school can decide how to use this experience. It can be auctioned off to benefit your school (a local school just sold this experie ..

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Recall Judge Persky Text Training

 May 08, 2018

 

 

RECALL JUDGE PERSKY Update---Training provided on how to use an app to send text messages from your phone or computer without revealing your phone number to the recipients. The Recall Committee will provide pre-loaded contacts and scripts to send and respond. You can text-bank from the comfort of your own home or join us at our volunteer office in San Jose. It's easy and fun, and one of the most effective ways we get out our message! We need your help on May 9th, June 3rd, and June 5th, anytime between 9am and 8pm. Please sign up at our volunteer BlogSpot below:. https://recallperskyvolunteers.blogspot.com ..

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March For Our Lives Events

 Mar 22, 2018

 

 

Find A March For Our Lives Event Near You: https://event.marchforourlives.com/event/march-our-lives-events/search/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=dnc&utm_content=1+-+FIND+AN+EVENT&utm_campaign=em_20180322_abl_dis&source=em_20180322_abl_dis ..

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Oakland Soda Tax Meeting

 Mar 08, 2018

 

 

OnMonday, March 12th @6:30p (Oakland City Hall,1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612 (https://maps.google.com/?q=1+Frank+H+Ogawa+Plaza,+Oakland,+CA+94612&entry=gmail&source=g)) the Sugar Sweetened Beverage Community Advisory Board will begin making its first funding recommendations to City Council! Now is the time to advocate for soda tax money to be responsibly re-invested in the communities that need it the most! Do you know about the "SUGAR FREEDOM PROJECT?"Learn about it at www.sugarfreedomproject.org (https://facebook.us14.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d4b6431ff01dd207667b2c809&id=b0ad524883&e=58de4a1002) ! Oakland Food Policy Counciland our collaborative partners - The East Oakland Collective (https://facebook.us14.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d4b6431ff01dd207667b2c809&am ..

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Peter Harbage Fellowship

 Feb 25, 2018

 

 

Fellowship information and the application can be found at: https://www.harbagefellowship.com/ The most recent development since the fellowship launched in June, is a component where the fellow will get, in addition to a well-paid job and mentoring by a successful health policy veteran, a year of lunches and interviews with top leaders in the public health and health policy fields. Toby Douglas, former head of CA DHCS is going to set up meetings with foundation CEOs, health plan CEOs, heads of state agencies and other stakeholders based on the interests of the fellow. It will be a great opportunity. The fellowship is only open to students from CA MPP and MPH programs and U Michigan (alma mater of Peter Harbage). --- ..

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SOPHE Webinar: Global Trends in Chronic Disease Management

 Feb 25, 2018

 

 

SOPHE'S Free Live Webinars Coming soon: Global Trends in Chronic Disease Management through Community Based Participatory Research (http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=00169zMF_YTKzOUNK6yQXFHWmk9DBeENk5GHvGo-5RxQzEW_m0Rixq0O0aXeMFoO8fVdI8biLrulmclrAddbBO1oBwVEcnfTjkieXBT3iZRmEcDWESzmv6fCWml3klSWWdtQkIe9fU2WYXpNWVsz6vdHF26ujn40tenumRfbpv1jN5F-X-mCkTczZ1BGw71c-I48Tj_wjTOrzI=&c=fbmvzepAvjoUOf29W_LiN9-FsApREV1C2QV_VcqTpU6G08qYqY5cYw==&ch=cuSDX63CVCpxdBQlbnJSqzz77D5PhLjpIAMnFC_zHKNjyqx_iWFYNg==) Wednesday, February 28, 2018 |2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST This webinar will cite specific examples of successful community-based chronic disease prevention programs from developed and developing countries and give participants an opportunity to discuss approaches to replicate them in their own communities. https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=gb539hubz4g8&campaign=3o ..

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SJSU MPH Program Accepting Applications!

 Feb 21, 2018

 

 

Thinking about the next steps in your public health career? San Jose State University's MPH program offers on-campus and online formats, taught by experienced faculty. Now accepting applications for the Fall 2018 semester [link tohttp://www.sjsu.edu/hsr/academicprograms/mph/]. ..

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African Ancestry Health & Heritage Month celebration

 Feb 20, 2018

 

 

Good Afternoon Partners, We invite you to join us and the Black Leadership Kitchen Cabinet of Silicon Valley (BLKC) in the first annualAfrican/African Ancestry Health & Heritage Month celebration. Here is a list of upcoming events Community Presentation by John Templeton & Jordan Smallwood Wednesday, February 21, 11:30pm-2pm African American Community Service Agency (AACSA), 304 N. 6th Street, San Jose 95112 See flyer for RSVP link and more information Survivor of Human Sex Trafficking: Community Presentation and Reception with Nola Brantley Wednesday, February 21, 3pm - 6pm African American Community Service Agency (AACSA), 304 N. 6th Street, San Jose 95112 See flyer for RSVP links and more information Gather at the Table – The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade by Authors Thomas Norman De Wolf and Sharon Leslie Morgan Thur ..

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Advance Care Planning Webinar

 Feb 14, 2018

 

 

This Week: Public Health Live! Advance Care Planning Webinar On Thursday, a free webinar entitled Advance Planning for Independence and Autonomy (http://act.alz.org/site/R?i=bFy5gYsKc0dG1358VH6gcg) will be presented by David Hoffman, Director of the Bureau of Community Integration and Alzheimer’s Disease in the New York State Department of Health. As part of Public Health Live! (http://act.alz.org/site/R?i=MJENwFnhPSbN7wYKZYpa9w) this webinar will explain the differences between advanced planning and advanced directives, describe the benefits of advanced planning, and highlight current public health efforts to increase it. Join the University of Albany’s School of Public Health on February 15 from 9:00 — 10:00 a.m. EST. Please register in advance (http://act.alz.org/site/R?i=qfXK5Vf-St2TCroUBecm8A). An issue brief (http://act.alz.org/site/R?i=sJ6D6DEdHGi-O04MtcjQHQ) from the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (http://act.alz.org/site/R?i=CyTAW ..

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