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National Child Abuse Prevention Month 

Webinar Series

April Child Abuse Prevention Webinars

The Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP) would like to take this opportunity to raise awareness about the lasting effects of child maltreatment and the importance of preventing child abuse and neglect. Together, we are all striving to keep children safe and thriving. Click on each title to register.

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Homeownership and Credit Two-Part Workshop

April 8 and April 15, 2021 6:00pm- 730pm

FREE Two-Part Homeownership & Credit Workshop

Homeownership helps create generational wealth and stability. The Bay Area is expensive but not all is lost.  This workshop is for FATHERS and their families.


Featuring: Rauvaun Walker, CEO & Mortgage Broker



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Virtual Family Story Time

April 9th, 2021  3:30pm

As part of Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Strong Families Alliance (SFA) of Alameda County will host a virtual Family Story Time on Friday, April 9 from 3:30PM – 5:00PM with Bay Area authors Nancy Johnson James and Dr. Khalid White. This is one of many activities SFA is providing during the month of April to help strengthen parent/child relationships.

Families with children ages 0-9 years old will have the opportunity to hear Nancy read her book Brown: The Many Shades of Love, and Khalid will read in both English and Spanish his book Hermanita (Little Sister). Parents and their children will participate in a Q&A session with the authors following each reading.Virtual Family Story Time with Strong Families Alliance & Family Paths Tickets, Fri, Apr 9, 2021 at 3:30 PM | Eventbrite

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BLACK Male Youth Summit 

May 15, 2021 9:00am- 3:00pm

Register by: April 15, 2021 

The Better Making of Men presents the: Virtual Black Male Youth Summit designed to mentor, educate, nurture and expose our young men to positive Black imagery in an effort to unlock their personal potential for greatness.

During the summit, students will experience non-traditional, creative and interactive presentations and seminars, discussing topics on leadership development, social skills, academic success and career exploration.

All sessions are designed to educate, inspire, challenge, and provoke communicative thought in students to create the next generation of leaders by empowering young black males.

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Bananas CARE Family Cafe  April 21, 2021 


Supporting parents who are unhoused or housing insecure in Alameda County 
The CARE Family Cafe assists families who are experiencing homelessness navigate the child care system.  Via ZOOM, learn how to access community resources and share tips around stress management. Discussions will include specific challenges and successes of parenting young children while experiencing housing insecurity.

For more information, contact: or call 510-507-0548.

To RSVP, click HERE.

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Annual Kids Art Contest

Entries due by April 23, 2021

Open to children and youth K-2nd, 3rd-6th, 7th-8th, and 9th-12th. This year’s theme is “My Safe Space”.

Please see the instructions and submission form. Email entries and questions

NOTE: Winners will be acknowledged by April 30, 2021 and receive a framed copy of their artwork.


Cal-FRESH and Medi-Cal Assistance 

Call or Contact them Today!

Strong Families Alliance member organization,  Ruby’s Place, is promoting Alameda County benefits enrollment program.  If you, or someone you know, need help signing up (or renewing) MediCal and CalFresh.  Ruby’s Place works  with undocumented families that have applied for U or T Visa, VAWA or have been granted asylum.

You may not realize you are eligible for these benefits, so Ruby’s Place can help enroll you and/or your minor children.  This is open to ALL community members.

For more information and to receive assistance, contact:

Direct line: 510-214-2960

24/7 Referral Hotline: 888-339-7233

Main Office: 510-581-5626


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PROTECT Alameda County Safe Boundaries

Initiative  Human Trafficking Prevention Program

PROTECT Alameda County Safe Boundaries initiative  Human Trafficking Prevention Program provides training to the community, including youth, on the prevention and trauma-informed resources on how to identify and report child trafficking. To learn more, visit 

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