Race Counts: Advancing Opportunities for All Californians by Advancement Project California

California has long been known as a beacon for progressive politics, but for many communities of color and Indigenous people, this idealistic vision of California has never been the reality.  Our report launching RACE COUNTS makes the case for racial equity and lays out a path to achieve that vision for all Californians. Through our three-dimensional analysis of racial equity — looking at performance, disparity, and impact across 44 indicators in seven issue areas — we find that though racial disparities are present everywhere in California, each region has its own unique landscape of key issues and needs:

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Planning for the 2018 Youth Count is underway!

The Youth Count is a component of the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count, and data collected on young people experiencing homelessness from this effort directly impacts local, state, and federal measures when addressing homeless youth services.

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Passionate about creating HIV awareness? The 2018 LA National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD) Youth Ambassador Program Application is now open!

Every year on April 10th, we celebrate National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD). NYHAAD is a national day that serves as an opportunity to create awareness about how HIV impacts young people and their community. On this day we strive to support young people in bringing awareness about HIV to their communities. Thus, the LA NYAAD Youth Ambassador Program was created to bring young leaders and activists together to promote prevention, treatment, care, and youth empowerment.

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Making Connections Network of Community Intelligence Upcoming Events Schedule

The Making Connections Network of Community Intelligence will host events from December 2017 through October 2019.

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Cardea WISE Project - So Cal Consultant

Through our Working to Institutionalize Sexuality Education (WISE) project, Cardea provides support to school districts in the implementation of comprehensive sexual health education that is in compliance with the California Healthy Youth Act. Cardea’s WISE projects currently partners with local County Offices of Education to support school districts in Alameda, Contra Costa,  Los Angeles, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz and offers assistance to Orange County Office of Education.

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See the 2016 STD Surveillance Report

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released the 2016 STD Surveillance Report, showing that STDs are at a “record high” and demonstrating the great need for our work.

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Full Time Job Opportunity for a Community Embedded Disease Intervention Specialist (CEDIS) at Essential Access Health

The Community Embedded Disease Intervention Specialist (CEDIS) provides partner services including counseling, partner elicitation, notification and other follow-up activities for STD-positive clients in Los Angeles County.  The CEDIS also cultivates, enhances and maintains a cooperative and effective relationship with health care partners. This position is located in Los Angeles.

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Let's Talk About It Press Event

Please join local press and partners next Wednesday 9/20 to launch our “Let’s Talk About It” campaign at Manual Arts High School. Read the press advisory announcement here.

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Black Women for Wellness: Call for Abstracts

Black Women for Wellness
Power Manifesto
Building Youth Power
October 19, 2017

Call for Abstracts

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9th annual Southern California Sexual Health Summit

The Southern California Sexual Health Collaborative is pleased to announce that the 9th annual Southern California Sexual Health Summit will take place in Los Angeles on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. This year we are very excited to partner with Keeping it Real Together, a multi-agency collaborative that works to improve sexual health for Los Angeles County youth.

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