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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.