General Coalition Meeting
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the February 16th meeting and Trauma-Informed Prevention training are canceled. The training will be rescheduled for a future coalition meeting.
JOIN US! CENTRAL VANCOUVER COALITION FEBRUARY 16 MEETING
Join us via Zoom or in person on Thursday, February 16th, from 2:30-4:00p for the Central Vancouver Coalition Meeting AND Trauma-Informed Prevention Training. The training details as well as the in-person meeting and Zoom link info are included below. The Meeting Agenda will be included in the “The Prevention Connection” newsletter that will be sent to the coalition email distribution on Monday 2/13/23. To be added to the email distribution, email email@example.com. We look forward to having you join us!
TRAUMA-INFORMED PREVENTION TRAINING:
Jessie Spinney (she/her pronouns), Prevention Program Supervisor with YWCA Clark County and a Central Vancouver Coalition Steering committee member, will provide an overview of why trauma-informed care should be at the forefront of any kind of prevention work, particularly youth substance use prevention. This training will provide an overview of what trauma-informed care is, how trauma and substance use are related, and ways we can incorporate trauma-informed care into prevention work to better serve our communities.
TWO WAYS TO JOIN THE 2/16 MEETING:
Fort Vancouver High School
5700 E. 18th St. Van, WA 98661
NOTE: Meeting attendees must use Fort’s visitor parking lot & main school entrance where a coalition member will greet you & give directions to the career room.
Zoom meeting link – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3609523461
Hybrid meetings are held monthly on the 3rd Thursday from 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
The Central Vancouver Coalition aims to increase community organization in Central Vancouver through monthly community meetings, training, and collaboration with other local organizations. These meetings are held from 2:30-4:00 pm on the 3rd Thursday of the month with the exception of December and July. The meetings are a hybrid format with the choice to attend the meeting in person at Fort Vancouver High School or virtually via Zoom. Meetings are open to all community members and formal membership is not required to attend. If you are interested in attending a meeting and learning more, please contact the coalition coordinator to RSVP. We are seeking coalition member representatives from the following sectors: Youth, Parents, Law enforcement, Schools, Businesses, Media, Youth-serving organizations, Religious and fraternal organizations, Civic and volunteer groups, Healthcare professionals, State, local, and tribal agencies with expertise in substance abuse, Other organizations involved in reducing substance abuse.