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Woodland is going BIG for its young people – Get ready for a Master Plan

Three cheers for the City of Woodland for embarking on the journey of creating a Citywide Youth Master Plan that will bring together key youth serving services and systems to advance the development of its cities youth into adulthood. “Key elements of the Youth Master Plan would include engaging “key stakeholders” throughout the community, establishing and promoting […]

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National Alliance on Mental Health

NAMI Basics OnDemand is a free, six-session online education program for parents, caregivers and other family who provide care for youth aged 22 or younger who are experiencing mental health symptoms. NAMI Basics OnDemand is an adaptation of the in-person course offered in 43 states by NAMI affiliates. Register today: https://basics.nami.org Download Videos   NAMI is the […]

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City Rising: Youth & Democracy

There is nothing we love more at YDN than youth voice and choice. PBS has released a documentary following stories across California where young leaders and organizers campaign for political and social change. “City Rising: Youth & Democracy” follows the stories of youth leaders, allies and organizations as they challenge institutional and systemic issues through civic […]

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Last Chance to Apply for CYRB

If you haven’t heard yet, time is running out to apply to be a member of the Covid Youth Response Board. Do you know a young person who is interested in making a change in their community and learn important leadership skills? They should join CYRB! You can find the application here.

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Residents To Teach Their Neighbors About COVID-19

Sacramento County has been working with nonprofit groups in the most affected neighborhoods to find community-driven approaches to slowing the spread. Earlier this month they announced a new approach in conjunction with the Sierra Health Foundation, a private philanthropy focused on addressing health inequities. The collaboration involves the following strategies: 10 testing sites at trusted community […]