The Sacramento Board of Supervisors declare May 22nd as Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Resilience Awareness and Action Day to emphasize the importance of understanding, preventing and treating childhood trauma in order to improve the health and future prosperity of our entire community. The Sacramento County Probation Department understands this and has embraced the essential elements of a trauma informed juvenile justice system. Our Juvenile Operation Divisions (Youth Detention Facility, Juvenile Court, Juvenile Placement, and Juvenile Field Services) has focused our efforts on becoming a trauma informed agency.
The Family Acceptance Project (FAP) at San Francisco State University has released a series of 8 new Asian language posters to share critical information from FAP’s peer-reviewed studies and family support work to help prevent suicide and other serious health risks and to promote well-being for Asian American and Pacific Islander LGBTQ+ children and youth. This includes new language versions of FAP’s Poster Guidance and Healthy Futures posters on the impact of family accepting and rejecting behaviors on risk and well-being for LGBTQ+ young people in Chinese (traditional and simplified), Hindi, Korean, Japanese, Punjabi, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.
Report from Mental Health California and Kaiser Permanente highlights the impacts of trauma on system-involved youth along with key suggestions for system improvements from a youth lived-experience perspective.
This is a brief guide for Resource Generation members and other folks with access to land to support in education and resource sharing around land reparations. We hope these resources can support us in taking collective action towards land repatriation to Indigenous people in the ongoing struggle against colonization. This is not a comprehensive guide, but rather a starting point. This guide was compiled by the RG Land Reparations Group in 2018.
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