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Alameda County MEDS Coalition

Join members from across Alameda County who are working together to reduce demand for prescription medications and dispose of them safely.

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Alameda County Leads the Way

Alameda County MEDS Coalition

Alameda County Leads the Way

Join members from across Alameda County who are working together to reduce demand for prescription medications and dispose of them safely.

Published April, 2016

Santa Clara County Safe Drug Disposal

There is a health and safety epidemic happening in Santa Clara County, and it starts in each and every one of our homes. The improper use and disposal of prescription …

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It Could Be in Your Medicine Cabinet

Santa Clara County Safe Drug Disposal

It Could Be in Your Medicine Cabinet

There is a health and safety epidemic happening in Santa Clara County, and it starts in each and every one of our homes. The improper use and disposal of prescription drugs can lead to poisonings, crime, water quality issues and even death. Learn what Santa Clara County is doing about this issue and how you can help.

Published April, 2016

Work Training Center

The nonprofit Work Training Center has been serving adults with disabilities in Chico and surrounding communities for decades. Filling a vital niche and serving an all-too-often forgotten population, WTC improves …

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All in a Day's Work

Work Training Center

All in a Day's Work

The nonprofit Work Training Center has been serving adults with disabilities in Chico and surrounding communities for decades. Filling a vital niche and serving an all-too-often forgotten population, WTC improves the quality of life of 700 individuals each year through its programs.

Published February, 2016

Sacramento Youth Homelessness

Sacramento's homeless youth aren't much different from their housed counterparts. Learn about the systemic issues that drive youth homelessness and the hopes these young people have for their futures. Homeless …

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A Place for Me

Sacramento Youth Homelessness

A Place for Me

Sacramento's homeless youth aren't much different from their housed counterparts. Learn about the systemic issues that drive youth homelessness and the hopes these young people have for their futures. Homeless youth are part of our community's fabric and future — they just long for a place to be. Here we meet several of them who have received help through Wind Youth Services.

Published December, 2015

GRID Alternatives

GRID Alternatives' stated mission is to make renewable energy technology and job training accessible to underserved communities. Equal parts eco-evangelists and social impact warriors, GRID Alternatives makes green solar power …

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A Powerful Mission

GRID Alternatives

A Powerful Mission

GRID Alternatives' stated mission is to make renewable energy technology and job training accessible to underserved communities. Equal parts eco-evangelists and social impact warriors, GRID Alternatives makes green solar power accessible for income-qualifying homeowners, helps fight poverty by reducing energy costs for participating homeowners, offers no-cost job training in a growing industry to fight unemployment and promote upward mobility, and helps build greener communities.

Published November, 2015

Sacramento Area Council of Governments

In 2004, the Sacramento region developed a roadmap for smart growth and improving the quality of life for all residents. It’s called the Sacramento Region Blueprint Transportation/Land Use Plan and …

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Sacramento Region Blueprint

Sacramento Area Council of Governments

Sacramento Region Blueprint

In 2004, the Sacramento region developed a roadmap for smart growth and improving the quality of life for all residents. It’s called the Sacramento Region Blueprint Transportation/Land Use Plan and it has helped point our region in the right direction. With a wealth of participation from ordinary people, elected representatives and planning professionals, Blueprint was a bottom-up response to how we wanted to see the Sacramento region grow.

Published November, 2015

Yolo County CalFresh

It’s time to rethink CalFresh. Think it’s hard to apply? Think you have to fumble with stamps at the checkout line? Think you have to report your income every three …

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Взгляните еще раз на CalFresh

Yolo County CalFresh

Взгляните еще раз на CalFresh

It’s time to rethink CalFresh. Think it’s hard to apply? Think you have to fumble with stamps at the checkout line? Think you have to report your income every three months? Think again. The new CalFresh makes it easier to sign up and renew, easier to qualify and easier to use. That means even more people can get access to this vital resource to supplement their household food budget. Everyone deserves to eat, and the people who need CalFresh are our neighbors, co-workers and friends (Russian).

Published October, 2015

Goodwill

When you come to Goodwill, the person sorting donations and selling items is there because of you. Your donations create jobs and support training that make people more employable in …

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Because of Goodwill

Goodwill

Because of Goodwill

When you come to Goodwill, the person sorting donations and selling items is there because of you. Your donations create jobs and support training that make people more employable in our community.

Published October, 2015

Kern County Department of Human Services

What happens after a child is removed from an unsafe environment? How can the community step in to fill the need by caring for these children? With many children in …

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Familias formadas con amor

Kern County Department of Human Services

Familias formadas con amor

What happens after a child is removed from an unsafe environment? How can the community step in to fill the need by caring for these children? With many children in Kern County in need of forever families, this issue is one that deeply affects both the children and the greater community. This piece brings a message of hope, demonstrating the positive outcomes that are possible by showcasing children who are thriving thanks to their resource and adoptive families. Targeted particularly at potential resource/adoptive families, the piece educates and encourages, helping families gain the confidence to step forward and welcome a child into their lives.

Published October, 2015

Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency

It’s time to rethink CalFresh. Think it’s hard to apply? Think you have to fumble with stamps at the checkout line? Think you have to report your income every three …

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Take Another Look at CalFresh

Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency

Take Another Look at CalFresh

It’s time to rethink CalFresh. Think it’s hard to apply? Think you have to fumble with stamps at the checkout line? Think you have to report your income every three months? Think again. The new CalFresh makes it easier to sign up and renew, easier to qualify and easier to use. This publication will help eliminate the stigma associated with seeking nutrition assistance by sharing real stories of people who use CalFresh.

Published September, 2015

Nevada County Health and Human Services Agency

Nevada County Health & Human Services Agency is here for you, offering a wide array of programs and resources to build a stronger, healthier, better community. The agency integrates services …

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Stronger Together

Nevada County Health and Human Services Agency

Stronger Together

Nevada County Health & Human Services Agency is here for you, offering a wide array of programs and resources to build a stronger, healthier, better community. The agency integrates services as much as possible, helping support families and connect them to the resources they need to thrive. Learn more about what we have to offer, and ways we can help you and your family. The 12-page newsprint publication helps create awareness and understanding of the agency's programs and ecourages individuals to see if they're eligible for programs and sign up.

Published July, 2015

Placer County

For Placer County residents who are food insecure, CalFresh is an important benefit to help put nutritious food on the table and gain information on making healthy meal choices. But …

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CalFresh Opens the Door

Placer County

CalFresh Opens the Door

For Placer County residents who are food insecure, CalFresh is an important benefit to help put nutritious food on the table and gain information on making healthy meal choices. But CalFresh is just the beginning. Getting CalFresh benefits is like an entry portal to other benefits the county administers, including Medi-Cal, WIC and CalWORKs.

Published July, 2015

Santa Cruz & Monterey Counties

CalFRESH helps thousands in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties put food on the table. But many more don't even know they qualify. Are you one of them?

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Fresh for You

Santa Cruz & Monterey Counties

Fresh for You

CalFRESH helps thousands in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties put food on the table. But many more don't even know they qualify. Are you one of them?

Published June, 2015

Sacramento County Department of Human Assistance

Working families, students, seniors — we all need access to healthy, fresh food. There are 243,000 individuals in Sacramento County who receive CalFRESH now. Do you know someone who may …

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Making Fresh Affordable

Sacramento County Department of Human Assistance

Making Fresh Affordable

Working families, students, seniors — we all need access to healthy, fresh food. There are 243,000 individuals in Sacramento County who receive CalFRESH now. Do you know someone who may be in need of assistance?

Published June, 2015

California Product Stewardship Council

Prescription medication can save lives, but it can also take lives. San Mateo County is addressing this serious problem head-on.

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A Prescription for Change

California Product Stewardship Council

A Prescription for Change

Prescription medication can save lives, but it can also take lives. San Mateo County is addressing this serious problem head-on.

Published June, 2015

Sacramento County Adult Protective Services

Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services, Adult Protective Services is a state-mandated program dedicated to maintaining the health and safety of older and dependent adults who are subjected …

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Safe. Happy. Healthy.

Sacramento County Adult Protective Services

Safe. Happy. Healthy.

Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services, Adult Protective Services is a state-mandated program dedicated to maintaining the health and safety of older and dependent adults who are subjected to neglect, abuse or exploitation, or are unable to protect their own interests.

Published June, 2015