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Women, Community Well-being and Public Mental Health: Uplifting Women and...

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The California Endowment

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On Monday, October 8, 2018, we are convening a diverse set of professionals to explore opportunities, actions and strategies that can be utilized to Uplift Women and Girls of Color in California. Speakers include public health and mental health practitioners, film-makers, non-profit organizations, health departments, policy-makers, funders, artists, community advocates, law enforcement and probation, researchers, school personnel, local elected officials and youth. We expect a crowd of up to 150+ participants representing dozens of organizations convening to learn more about tools and concepts that can be used to uplift women/girls of color in California.

Conference Theme

Uplifting Women and Girls of Color in California

Conference Goals/Objectives

(1) convene a diverse set stakeholders whose work is focused on uplifting WGOC and WGOC-focused initiatives;

(2) discuss barriers/challenges to and solutions for uplifting WGOC and accomplishing WGOC-related goals and objectives;

(3) describe ongoing efforts and emerging opportunities to uplift WGOC and advance WGOC-related goals;

(4) analyze challenges encountered in uplifting WGOC and/or share lessons learned; and,

(5) elevate promising practices for uplifting WGOC and accomplishing WGOC-related objectives.

Speakers/Panelists:

  • Manal Aboelata, Managing Director, Prevention Institute

  • Dr. Stacey (Bell) Ault, Director of Youth Development Support Services, Sacramento City Unified School District

  • Veronica Flores, CEO, Community Health Councils

  • Dr. Randal Henry, Founder/CEO, Community Intelligence (www.communityintelligence.org)

  • Dr. Brenda Ingram, EdD, LCSW, Director of Clinical Services, Peace Over Violence

  • Kandee Lewis, Executive Director, Positive Results Corporation

  • Dr. Beatriz Solis, Director, Southern Division of Building Healthy Communities Initiative, The California Endowment

  • Carmen Elly Wilkerson, Writer, Producer, Director - The Reunion

  • Sonya Aadam, CEO, California Balck Women's Health Project

  • Marina Castillo Augusto, Chief Community Development and Engagement Unit, Office of Health Equity, California Department of Public Health

  • Kindra Montgomery Block, Senior Program Officer, Sierra Health Foundation

  • Doretha Flournoy Williams, President/CEO, California Black Health Network

  • Adrienne Newsome, President/COO, The GRYD Foundation

  • Amber Rickert, Director Of Outpatient Services, Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic

  • Maryjane Puffer, Executive Director, The Los Angeles Trust for Children's Health

  • Veronica Flores, CEO, Community Health Councils

  • Norma Benitez, Director of Health Programs, Esperanza Housing Corporation

  • Breanna Morrison, Policy Director, Los Angeles Food Policy Council

  • Nicole Steele, Director of Health Equity, Social justice Learning Institute

  • Teresa Chandler, Manager, Bureau of Human Services, City of Long Beach

  • LaQuana Williams, Program Manager, Prevention Institute

  • Nourbese Flint, Policy Director, Black Women for Wellness Los Angeles

  • Rabeya Sen, Policy Director, Esperanza Housing Corporation

  • Cherise Charleswell, President, Southern California Public Health Association

  • Shirley Shelton, Health Program Manager, Black Infant Health Program, California Department of Public Health

EVENT AGENDA:

7:30 AM TO 8 AM - REGISTRATION;

7:45 AM TO 8:30 AM - BREAKFAST AND NETWORKING;

8:30 AM TO 8:45 - WELCOME STATEMENT AND EVENT OVERVIEW;

8:45 AM TO 9:15 AM - Morning Plenary: The Importance of Uplifting Women and Girls of Color in California

9:20 AM TO 9:45 AM - The Reunion - A Short Film on Friendship. Peer Pressure. And Sexual Assault.

9:50 AM TO 10:10 AM - A Discussion About The Reunion

10:15 AM TO 11:15 AM: PANEL - Statewide Issues in California

11:20 AM TO 12:20 PM - Regional Issues Panel

12:25 PM TO 1:00 PM - LUNCH

1:05 PM TO 2:10 PM - Food, Housing and Health Equity Panel

2:15 PM TO 2:25 PM - AFTERNOON BREAK

2:30 PM TO 3:45 PM - WORKSHOPS/BREAKOUT SESSIONS

3:45 PM TO 4:00 PM - ADJOURN

Event Location

The California Endowment Los Angeles Conference Center 1000 S. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012

Date

Monday October 8, 2018.

Who Should Attend

People and organizations (everyone) who support and/or are working to uplift Women and Girls of Color in California are welcome to attend the 2018 Uplifting Women/Girls of Color in California Conference. Students and youth of color are strongly encouraged to attend, welcome to participate in discussions and partake in all conference events. Also, adults who work with, or whose work impacts/is intended to impact, WGOC are also strongly encouraged to attend including: Advocates, Coalition members, Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence, Educators, Gang Prevention and Intervention Task Force participants, Mental Health professionals, My Brother's Keeper (MBK) projects, Public Health professionals, Researchers, School District personnel, Students, Teachers, Trauma Prevention, Violence Prevention experts, Youth Development,

Amenities

Continental breakfast, vegetarian/vegan lunch, snacks, tea and coffee will be available to registered attendees.



  • Sonya Young Aadam

    Sonya Young Aadam

    CA Black Women's Health Project

    CEO

  • The Reunion: A Short Film about Friendship, Peer Pressure, And Sexual Assault.

    The Reunion: A Short Film about Friendship, Peer Pressure, And Sexual Assault.

    http://www.thereunionshortfilm.com/

    A Film By Carmen Elly Wilkerson

  • Norma Benetiz

    Norma Benetiz

    Esperanza Housing Corporation

    Director of Health Programs

  • Francisca Castillo

    Francisca Castillo

    Los Angeles City Recreation and Parks

    Director of Gender Equity

  • Nicole Evans

    Nicole Evans

    City of Pasadena - Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Program

    Director

  • Nourbese Flint

    Nourbese Flint

    Black Women for Wellness Los Angeles

    Policy Director

  • Breanna Hawkins

    Breanna Hawkins

    LA Food Policy Council


  • GH Gloria Holland

    Gloria Holland

    LA City Recreation and Parks

    Girls Play LA

  • Veronica Flores, JD

    Veronica Flores, JD

    Community Health Councils

    CEO

  • Adrienne Newsome, JD

    Adrienne Newsome, JD

    The GRYD Foundation

    President & Chief Operating Officer

  • Kandee Lewis

    Kandee Lewis

    Positive Results Corporation

    Founder/CEO

  • Yvette Ledesma Lopez

    Yvette Ledesma Lopez

    The Wilderness Society

    Urban to Wild Assistant Director

  • LM Lawonia McGee

    Lawonia McGee

    Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic

    Therapist

  • Kindra Montgomery-Block

    Kindra Montgomery-Block

    Sierra Health Foundation

    Senior Program Officer

  • Manal Aboelata, MPH

    Manal Aboelata, MPH

    Prevention Institute

    Managing Director

  • Teresa Chandler, MPH

    Teresa Chandler, MPH

    Bureau of Human Services, City of Long Beach

    Manager

  • Cherise Charleswell, MPH

    Cherise Charleswell, MPH

    Southern California Public Health Association

    President

  • Randal Henry, DrPH, MPH

    Randal Henry, DrPH, MPH

    Community Intelligence

    Founder/Chief Intelligence Officer

  • Marina Castillo-Augosto, MS

    Marina Castillo-Augosto, MS

    Office of Health Equity, CA Department of Public Health

    Chief Community Development & Engagement Unit

  • IP Imelda Padilla

    Imelda Padilla

    Los Angeles County Women and Girls Initiative

    Community Engagement and Outreach Director

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    Southern California Public Health Association

    http://scpha.org

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    The L.A. Trust

    https://thelatrust.org

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    Sacramento State University

    https://www.csus.edu

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    Los Angeles Food Policy Council

    http://goodfoodla.org

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    The California Endowment

    http://www.calendow.org

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    California Department Of Public Health

    https://www.cdph.ca.gov

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    GRYD Foundation

    http://grydfoundation.org

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    LA Child Guidance Clinic

    http://www.lacgc.org

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    Community Intelligence

    https://communityintelligence.org

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    Positive Results Cooperation

    http://www.prc123.org

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    California Black Health Network

    http://www.cablackhealthnetwork.org

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    Sierra Health Foundation

    https://www.sierrahealth.org/home

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    Social Justice Learning Institute

    http://sjli.org/about-us

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    Esperanza Community Housing

    http://www.esperanzacommunityhousing.org

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    Event Partner

    Prevention Institute

    https://www.preventioninstitute.org

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    Event Partner

    Sacramento State University

    https://www.csus.edu/

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    Event Partner

    GRYD Foundation

    http://grydfoundation.org/

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    The California Endowment

    http://www.calendow.org/

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    Black Women for Wellness

    http://www.bwwla.org/

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    Black Women's Health Project

    https://www.cabwhp.org/

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    Sierra Health Foundation

    https://www.sierrahealth.org/home

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    Prevention Institute

    https://www.preventioninstitute.org/

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    Community Intelligence

    https://communityintelligence.org/

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    LA Child Guidance Clinic

    http://www.lacgc.org/

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    Esperanza Community Housing

    http://www.esperanzacommunityhousing.org/

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    Prevention Institute

    https://www.preventioninstitute.org

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    The L.A Trust

    https://thelatrust.org

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    Los Angeles Food Policy Council

    http://goodfoodla.org

  • Event Partner

    Event Partner

    Black Women For Wellness

    http://www.bwwla.org

  • Stacey Ault, PhD, MSW, PPSC

    Stacey Ault, PhD, MSW, PPSC

    Division of Social Work, Sacramento State University

    Assistant Professor


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