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Next Steps in Public Safety Realignment Planning - Next Planning Session May 12

Next Steps in Public Safety Realignment Planning - Next Planning Session May 12

In 2011, in an effort to reduce state prison overcrowding, Assembly Bill 109 (Public Safety Realignment) was enacted placing supervision and incarceration responsibilities for non-serious, non-sexual and non-violent offenders with local county criminal justice systems.  To aid Yolo County in strengthening its related planning efforts, the Crime and Justice Institute was engaged to develop an assessment and assist the county’s criminal justice partners in a strategic planning process.

Healthy Yolo Regional Reports, Spanish Translations and Videos Available

Healthy Yolo Regional Reports, Spanish Translations and Videos Available

The Healthy Yolo Community Health Assessment has been broken down into seven regional reports, which include video presentations and Spanish translations, and all are now available on www.HealthyYolo.org.

Healthy Yolo is an effort of the Yolo County Health Department that aims to engage and mobilize residents to: come together to understand the specific health concerns and strengths of the community; identify and prioritize goals and strategies to address public health issues; strengthen the public health system; and ultimately improve the quality of life for all in Yolo County.

Yolo County Library Celebrates El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros

Yolo County Library Celebrates El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros

As the importance of early literacy and preparing children for school continues to make headlines, the Yolo County Library joins libraries across the country in April and May by recognizing El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day) through various events celebrating reading.  Known as Día, this is a celebration of children, families and reading, emphasizing the importance of advocating literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.

The Yolo County Library will hold Día events showcasing a variety of multicultural programs and services for children and families at the below branch libraries as follows:

April 23, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., Knights Landing Branch, 42351 Third Street in Knights Landing

April 26, 10:00 a.m. to noon, Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, 315 East 14th Street in Davis

April 26, 10:00 a.m. to noon, South Davis/Montgomery Satellite Branch, 1441 Danbury Street in Davis

5 Reasons to Attend the Sacramento Beer and Chili Festival

5 Reasons to Attend the Sacramento Beer and Chili Festival

The 2014 Sacramento Beer & Chili Festival is coming up this Saturday, April 19, and the combination beer and chili is too mouthwatering to pass up! Below are Sacramento365.com's Top 5 reasons why you should attend the third annual chili cook-off:

Public Safety Realignment Public Planning Sessions

Public Safety Realignment Public Planning Sessions

Assembly Bill 109, Public Safety Realignment was enacted in 2011 in an effort to reduce state prison overcrowding by placing supervision and incarceration responsibilities for non-serious, non-sexual and non-violent offenders with local county criminal justice systems.  To aid Yolo County in strengthening its related planning efforts, the Crime and Justice Institute was engaged to develop an assessment and assist the county’s criminal justice partners in a strategic planning process.