Healthy Living Events
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Feburary 7, 2024
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Presenters: Jonathan Arias, Basic Needs Program Specialist; Mahira Martinez, CalFresh Program Coordinator; Maria Venegas, CalFresh Application Assistor
Need extra money for groceries? Let's talk CalFresh!
The purpose of this presentation is to inform students about CalFresh and address the criteria unique to college students. Participants will also learn about the CalFresh application procedure, and how Catholic Charities Diocese of Stockton has partnered with MJC-Piarates' Pantry to assist students in navigating the CalFresh application process.
Human Trafficking 101 and HAVEN Services
Presenter: Melanie Gallagher, Human Trafficking and Housing Program Manager; Laura Flores, STAHT (Stanislaus Taskforce Against Human Trafficking) Coordinator
HAVEN provides services to ALL survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking, regardless of gender or gender identity, including adults and children, in a judgment-free zone. Melanie Gallagher, Human Trafficking and Housing Program Manager, along with Laura Flores, STAHT Coordinator, will be presenting on Human Trafficking and Exploitation within our community. We will be briefly going over the definition of Human Trafficking, the different types of Human Trafficking, and some red flags. Please join us to learn ways you can help within your work or community!
Uncovering What's Under the Covers; HIV and Syphilis in Stanislaus CountyMarch 20, 2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Presenter: Carlo Vasquez (He/They), Health Educator at Stanislaus County Health Services Agency
Take a peek under the covers for information about HIV and Syphilis. Learn about prevention, resources, and why these diseases are especially relevant to Stanislaus County.