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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

Kern County Veterans Service Department

Kern County is a great place to be a veteran. Many veterans know that benefits are available, but they don’t know what they are or where to begin. The Kern …

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Here to Help

Kern County Veterans Service Department

Here to Help

Kern County is a great place to be a veteran. Many veterans know that benefits are available, but they don’t know what they are or where to begin. The Kern County Veterans Service Department is here to help, with knowledgeable staff that can help veterans get every penny of every benefit they are eligible for. This publication will educate veterans and family members on the benefits available to them and encourage them to not go it alone.

Published September, 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

Truckee Meadows Community College

Suicide doesn’t impact one life – it impacts us all. That’s why it’s everybody’s business to know how to prevent it. Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) has received a grant …

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It's Everybody's Business

Truckee Meadows Community College

It's Everybody's Business

Suicide doesn’t impact one life – it impacts us all. That’s why it’s everybody’s business to know how to prevent it. Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) has received a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) to build collaboration in the community and increase help-seeking behaviors for suicide prevention.

Published September, 2015

The California Endowment

California voters approved Proposition 47 on Nov. 4, 2014, enacting changes to how some low-level criminal offenses, like drug possession and petty theft, are classified. Applicable charges have been reclassified …

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Removing Barriers to a Fresh Start

The California Endowment

Removing Barriers to a Fresh Start

California voters approved Proposition 47 on Nov. 4, 2014, enacting changes to how some low-level criminal offenses, like drug possession and petty theft, are classified. Applicable charges have been reclassified from felony to misdemeanor, carrying lighter sentences. This publication, an effort of The California Endowment and partners, will help get the word out to the general public. The publication explains the law and its impacts, helps readers understand some of the benefits to both individuals and society of enacting less severe punishments for low-level drug and theft offenses, and educates readers on the process to reclassify felonies.

Published July, 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

Kings County Behavioral Health

Veterans in Kings County don't have to go it alone. The Veterans Services and Behavioral Health departments are here to help!

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Working Together to Serve Our Veterans

Kings County Behavioral Health

Working Together to Serve Our Veterans

Veterans in Kings County don't have to go it alone. The Veterans Services and Behavioral Health departments are here to help!

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

Yolo County Department of Health Services

The Yolo County Department of Health Services operates under a new mission, "Making a difference by enhancing the quality of life in our community." True to its mission, the department …

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Making a Difference

Yolo County Department of Health Services

Making a Difference

The Yolo County Department of Health Services operates under a new mission, "Making a difference by enhancing the quality of life in our community." True to its mission, the department provides robust mental health services and partners with community organizations to reach as many individuals as possible.

Published May, 2015

Paradise Irrigation District

Even a century ago, Paradise residents knew water was a necessity for sustaining life on the ridge. In 1916 the people of Paradise voted form the Paradise Irrigation District, which …

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Our Water. Our Future.

Paradise Irrigation District

Our Water. Our Future.

Even a century ago, Paradise residents knew water was a necessity for sustaining life on the ridge. In 1916 the people of Paradise voted form the Paradise Irrigation District, which sought to give residents control of their water and make improvements. Today, PID still operates as a local government agency that is committed to providing residents and businesses with the highest-quality, most affordable water possible.

Published April, 2015

NIMBY Awards

Recognizing that NIMBY warriors rely on the California Environmental Quality Act to spawn litigation to block construction projects, the Not In My Backyard Award Contest — the NIMBYs — was …

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NIMBY Awards

NIMBY Awards

NIMBY Awards

Recognizing that NIMBY warriors rely on the California Environmental Quality Act to spawn litigation to block construction projects, the Not In My Backyard Award Contest — the NIMBYs — was created to honor those who best embody the “Let’s sue ’em” approach to municipal planning disagreements.

Published April, 2015