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Health & Wellness News
Words by Jessica Cabanos and Laura Praskin
Two Student Wellness Ambassadors shared their perspective on this new program: “The momentum that we feel in trying to get this movement started on campus is palpable, and watching our friends take the lead in networking with students and step into leadership roles has been inspiring.”
Developed by the CCC Chancellor's Office to support college-community partnerships
Many CCC have been able to build additional capacity to provide mental health services to students by entering into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with local agencies. This guide is designed to help CCC understand the nature, purpose, and scope of an MOU with a provider, and includes a template for working with local partners.
Developed by the CCC Chancellor's Office to support stigma reduction activities
California’s Mental Health Movement, Each Mind Matters, has made stigma reduction a top priority. This fact sheet provides an overview of primary stigma reduction strategies and offers recommendations for the CCC for implementation.
Developed by the CCC Chancellor's Office in support of college hunger efforts
College student hunger is a pressing concern. Many CCC students are eligible for federal and state benefits programs, such as CalFresh, that can help them afford food and other necessities. Colleges can help by becoming EBT retailers, so that students can use their benefits to make purchases on campus.
More than 50% of CCC Students Experience Food Insecurity, almost 20% Faced Homelessness
Nearly 40,000 students from 57 CCC participated in the #RealCollege Survey from the CCC Chancellor’s Office and The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice in fall of 2016 and 2018. Seven in 10 respondents had experienced food insecurity or housing insecurity or homelessness in the last year.
California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
In Fall 2017, the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) conducted a survey of the CCC system to learn what supports are available to help with students’ basic needs.
March 26, 2019 at 1 PM PST
This webinar will introduce the 2019 each mind matters toolkit and feature mental health awareness month activities and strategies.
February 19, 2019 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The California Community Colleges Student Mental Health Program, in partnership with College of the Canyons, is offering the The LGBTQ Academy at the Out Alliance SafeZone Train-The-Trainer Certification Program.
Build and lead within an intersectional movement for equity and justice
Since 2007, Campus Pride has offered Camp Pride, the leading national summer institute for LGBTQ and ally college students, to build social justice and leadership skills – and friendships among queer and ally youth that will last a lifetime.