Our Mission

Northern California’s SOPHE is committed to the professional development and advancement of public health professionals, via networking and enrichment opportunities that contribute towards their empowerment and leadership qualities. These skills are demonstrated through health education, advocacy, social justice, program development and community organizing.

 

Mission

Northern California’s SOPHE is committed to the professional development and advancement of public health professionals, via networking and enrichment opportunities that contribute towards th..

Vision

Provide and facilitate open lines of communication so that current public health trends can be shared thru an extensive network of resources that will encompass a global perspective. Unite ed..

Values

Healthy lives through knowledge, involvement, education, promotion and practice. Demonstrating integrity, accountability and transparency amongst the membership while embracing diversity, promotin..

Goals

Provide monthly trainings, professional development activities and social support events to health educators within Northern California. Highlight groundbreaking work being conducted by colleagues..

Current News

Bookshop -Santa Cruz -Summer Reading Program

 May 31, 2020

 

 

https://www.bookshopsantacruz.com/summer-reading-program Our popular summer reading program for young readers (going into grades K-12) has begun, and runs through September 9th this year. We are challenging kids to read 6 books—at least 3 from our recommended reading list and up to 3 of their choice. Complete the challenge and not only will you have read some terrific books, but you'll earn excellent rewards: A $5 Bookshop gift card, a free scoop from the Penny Ice Creamery (http://thepennyicecreamery.com/), a free slice from Pizza My Heart (http://pizzamyheart.com/), and a special prize from the Santa Cruz Warriors (https://santacruz.gleague.nba.com/),. How to get started: Order your books from Bookshop Santa Cruz and add the free summer reading bookmark for your age level to your cart. We will include it with your books when we ship them or when you pick them up curbside.You can also download and print the bookmarks via the pdfs below. Hang on to yo ..

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Through the Eyes of a Grassroots Leader: How the Asian American Community Reclaims Its Voice in Environmental Justice

 May 29, 2020

 

 

https://earthjustice.org/blog/2020-may/aapi-heritage-month-tribute-giving-voice-to-asian-american-communities Through the Eyes of a Grassroots Leader: How the Asian American Community Reclaims Its Voice in Environmental Justice For Asian American communities everywhere, this year’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month could not be celebrated at a more significant or relevant moment. ByBrooke Zhang (https://earthjustice.org/blog/guest/39015)| May 12, 2020 Asian American and Pacific Islander Month (https://asianpacificheritage.gov/about/), which is dedicated to celebrating and recognizing the culture, history, and lasting impact Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have created in the United States. The urgent call to stand together against anti-Asian and Asian American xenophobia (https://www.npr.org/2020/03/02/811363404/when-xenophobia-spreads-like-a-virus) is nee ..

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Many Families Are Struggling to Put Food on the Table. We Have to Do More.

 May 28, 2020

 

 

From Urban Institute: Many Families Are Struggling to Put Food on the Table. We Have to Do More. In the table, column one reflects the “share reporting food insecurity,” not the “share reporting low food security” as initially published (corrected 5/19/20). In the early weeks of the pandemic, about one in four nonelderly adults (24.6 percent) with children younger than 19 and about one in four (25.6 percent) with children younger than 6 reported their households were food insecure (https://www.ers.usda.gov/topics/food-nutrition-assistance/food-security-in-the-us/definitions-of-food-security.aspx) in the previous month, according the new data from the Urban Institute’s Health Reform Monitoring Survey. Food insecurity rates among non-Hispanic black adults with children (37.4 percent) and Hispanic adults with children (39.3 percent) were roughly double those of non-Hispanic white adults with children (17.6 percent), providing additional evidenc ..

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Northern California’s SOPHE is committed to the professional development and advancement of public health professionals

 

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  1 Washington Sq, San Jose, CA 95192   info@ncsophe.org
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