Christine Huber and Sandra Genova of the Child Abuse Prevention Council of Stanislaus County talk about community awareness, strengthening families, and their work to coordinate county services that identify and prevent child abuse and heal its effects.
In this episode of Women of the Valley we hear from Stanislaus County Youth Empowerment Program staff members Haylee White and Fallon Ferris as they talk about empathy, equity, and supporting young people of color in Stanislaus County schools.
Haven Women's Center of Stanislaus County assists survivors of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and human trafficking. In this update, Melissa Arroyo, Erica Escobar, and Stephanie Barraza explain how Haven provides help during the pandemic.
Bianca Lopez talks about the recent work of Valley Improvement Projects including air quality monitoring, advocating for affordable housing, police review, pesticide education, and helping marginalized communities disproportionately affected by the pandemic.
Wendy Byrd, president of the Modesto-Stanislaus NAACP, talks with Leah Hassett about historic and systemic racism, the ongoing struggle for equity and justice, and the pandemic's effects on the African-American community.
Administrative Support Coordinator and Stanislaus State graduate in Music in Choral Education, Jasmine Woodall talks with us about systemic racism, inclusivity, representation, and how to become a better ally in the struggle for racial justice.
Stanislaus Humanists is a non-profit organization that advocates for a secular society guided by reason, empathy, and our growing knowledge of the world. Stephanie Marson, Freedom Baerheim, and Brandilyn Brown discuss Stanislaus Humanists history, ethics, goals, and community involvement.
United Domestic Workers vice-president Astrid Zuniga talks with Leah Hassett about parenting, activism, the challenges faced by in-home health care workers during the pandemic, and creating legislation that helps keep people with disabilities safe.