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General Media Inquiries
Myeisha Peguero Gamiño, MA
Vice President, Public Affairs & Advocacy
626-254-5000
mgamino@pacificclinics.org
800 S. Santa Anita Avenue | Arcadia, CA 91006-3555

LA Business Journal Recognizes Pliskin and Gamino

The Los Angeles Business Journal recognized Chief Human Resources Officer Lucy Pliskin and Vice President of Public Affairs and Advocacy Myeisha Peguero Gamiño in the 2020 Women’s Leadership Series and Awards.

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Executive Director of Head Start Wassy Tesfa Quoted in LAist Article

Executive Director of Head Start Wassy Tesfa was quoted in a LAist article on early childhood career advice.

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Head Start Changed Armineh’s Life

When Armineh came to the U.S., she had no support for her child. When she found Head Start, the staff not only helped in her daughter’s early development, but the support allowed Armineh to go back to school and receive an education. Head Start changes lives.

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Terry Gock Speaks on Panel Regarding API Mental Health Post COVID-19

Divisional Director Terry Gock and other experts and storytellers will discuss finding personal and community strength with the rise of anti-Asian sentiment and the pandemic.

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Celebrating Head Start / Early Head Start Awareness Month

Wassy Tesfa, Executive Director, Head Start / Early Head, kicks off Head Start Awareness month with interviews from community members who celebrate 55 years of Head Start and 25 years of Early Head Start services.

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Napolitano’s Mental Health for Students Act Passes House

H.R. 1109, also known as the Mental Health Services for Students Act, authored by Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano and coauthored by Rep. John Katko (R-NY-24), recently passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Pacific Clinics Awarded Grant to Engage Children Virtually

The Community Foundation of the Verdugos awarded Pacific Clinics a grant in the amount of $7,500 toward telehealth services for low-income populations in Glendale, specifically for the Hye-Wrap program.

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15th to October 15th is Hispanic Heritage Month. Pacific Clinics pays tribute to the generations of Latinx and Hispanic leaders who work to advance mental health, culturally relevant services and the well-being of our diverse communities.

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The Importance of Caring Contacts

In recognition of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, sending a caring contact can help individuals feel a sense of connectedness and increase positive engagement. A caring contact is a written note or card expressing care.

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Mental Health Services for Students Act Passes Committee

H.R. 1109, also known as the Mental Health Services for Students Act, authored by Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano and coauthored by Rep. John Katko (R-NY-24), recently passed the House Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously.

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