Latino Service Providers Electronic Newsletter
¿Qué Pasa? Boletín Electrónico de LSP
FEBRUARY 24th, 2020
February is Black History Month!
" Remember, this is your day and your world." - Amelia Boynton Robinson
She was the first African-American woman to run as a congressional candidate in Alabama and grasped 11% of the vote!
Stay Connected with LSP!
Latino Service Providers' E-newsletters consist of vital information that is relevant to the Latino community.Our goal is to increase cultural competency, and help advocate for Latinos in Sonoma County. LSP participates in a variety of community events and educational programs that serve the Latino population.

Los boletines electrónicos de Los Proveedores de Servicios Latinos consisten de información vital que es relevante para la comunidad Latina. Nuestra meta es aumentar la competencia cultural y ayudar a abogar por los Latinos en el condado de Sonoma. LSP participa en una variedad de eventos comunitarios y programas educativos que sirven a la población Latina .
Table of Contents/ Tabla de Contenido
LSP Announcements/ Anuncios de LSP
Now Hiring for Part-Time Admin Assistant!
Summary : Latino Service Providers (LSP) works with community partners to engage, collaborate, and exchange valuable information; to increase awareness of available resources, access to programs and services; to promote professional development within the Latino population; and engage with our Youth Promotores (youth community health workers). LSP is seeking an Administrative Assistant that will support the ​LSP mission and vision, and support the efforts of the Executive Director and staff.
Now Accepting Youth Promotor Applications!
Paid Internship Opportunity!
Our internship is a paid internship program that runs from May 2020- May 2021 and focuses on training our interns as youth community health workers. If you are interested in the mental health, healthcare, social work, education, law enforcement, and/or nursing fields this is a great opportunity to learn some great skills, build your resume, and get paid doing amazing community work! The application is due  March 2, 2020 , however we are accepting applications  now  and inviting all early applicants to a lunch/ coffee/ tea meeting with our Project Manager and our Project Assistant just to get to know each other better! 
Stomp the Stigma!
LSP Carnaval!
Please join us at our ¡Carnaval! Saturday, May 9, 2020 5:00 - 10:00pm at the Friedman Event Center.
This event is a must attend celebration of Día de las Madres (Mother’s Day)! Enjoy an exciting array of Latinx foods, drinks and live entertainment, while engaging in fun raffles, auctions, dancing and more. Immerse in the richness and diversity of Latinx cultures while celebrating Mother’s Day and women empowerment.
Proceeds from this event will support Latino Service Providers' Youth Promotores program, which engages and develops youth to be mental health and social justice advocates as well as leaders of our future workforce.
For over three decades, Latino Service Providers has worked diligently to promote the inclusion and upward mobility of the Latinx community in Sonoma County. We do this by developing youth leaders, building awareness and connections to community services, and advocating for equity across race and ethnicity. At LSP, we envision a Sonoma County Latinx community with “equitable opportunities to lead healthy, resilient and connected lives.”
Join us at our ¡Carnaval! to help make this vision a reality. Sponsorship and in-kind donations are welcomed. For details about the various sponsorship opportunities and benefits, please email Bianca Rose at
Be part of Latino Service Providers’ efforts and success stories to support our growing local Latinx community!
We've Moved!
Educational Services/ Servicios Educativos
Raizes Collective Fundraiser
2020 Career Day
Latino Family Educational Summit
Free English Citizenship Class/ Clase Gratis de Ciudadanía
Career Night/ Noche de Carreras
Academia Comunitaria
Public Charge/ Carga Pública
Let's Talk Marijuana and Vaping
Let's Talk English Conversation Circle
Via Esperanza: Leamos
Computer Class/ Clases de Computación
Clases de Ingles at La Plaza
Summer Campership Application 2020/Solicitude de Becas para Campamentos de Verano 2020
Census 2020/ Censo 2020
Census Community Worker Position
Census 101: What You Need to Know
The 2020 Census and Confidentiality
How the 2020 Census Will Invite Everyone to Respond
Outreach Resources & Community Events/ Recursos de Divulgación
We the Future Social Justice Conference
FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2020
This day-long conference aims to raise consciousness and inspire action. For those feeling the call toward political engagement, We the Future offers an opportunity to build solidarity among activists of color, working-class folks, interfaith allies, feminists, members of the LGBTQ+ community, immigrants and the undocumented, labor organizers, and environmentalists whose diverse work is united by a desire to build a more just, humane world.

For questions please contact Dr. Amanda Morrison, SRJC Petaluma Our House Intercultural Center Coordinator, at 707-778-2427 .  

2020 Rock n Bowl
Community Summit
Free Public Tour
Nuestros Parques: Health in Nature/ Salud en la Naturaleza
Free Composting Workshops/ Tallers Gratuitos Composta su Jardín
La Luz Center of Events Calendar
Classes de Zumba at La Plaza
Talleres de Arte at La Plaza
Cafecito Creativo at La Plaza
Salud, Sonoma Youth!
Yoga Clases Gratuitas
Legal Services/ Servicios Legales
Free Citizenship Classes/ Clases de Ciudadania Gratis
Know Your Rights
Mental Health Services/ Servicios de la Salud Mental
SAY: Free Drop In Wellness Groups
Relationship Red Flags
10 Signs of a Healthy Relationship
Health Services/ Servicios de Salud
February 2020 Mobile Health Clinic Schedule
Yoga for Kids/ Yoga para Niños
This playful kids yoga class is geared towards older kids. The class introduces yoga poses with cooperative games, breathing, and relaxation exercises, as well as encourages self-expression and building social skills. Active and fun, the class help kids release energy, develop strength, flexibility, and focus in a social environment. This is a kids-only yoga class, parents/caregivers are welcome to observe. Program is 60 minutes and mats provided. Free!

Esta divertida clase de yoga para niños está dirigida a niños mayores. La clase presenta posturas de yoga con juegos cooperativos, ejercicios de respiración y relajación, y fomenta la autoexpresión y el desarrollo de habilidades sociales. Activa y divertida, la clase ayuda a los niños a liberar energía, desarrollar fuerza, flexibilidad y concentrarse en un entorno social. Esta es una clase de yoga solo para niños, los padres / cuidadores pueden observar. El programa es de 60 minutos y se proporcionan colchonetas. ¡Gratis!
Date & Time/ Fecha y Hora:

January 14- March 10
14 de Enero- 10 de Marzo

Location/ Ubicación:

6250 Lynne Conde Way, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Housing Services/ Servicios de Vivienda
Winter Shelters
Job Announcements/ Annuncios de Trabajo
Title of announcement: Programs Manager
Summary : The Programs Manager oversees all education and stewardship programs managed by Stewards in the Russian
River Sector of the Sonoma Mendocino Coast District. The Programs Manager ensures that all volunteers feel welcomed and at home in the Stewards and State Park community. They are responsible for the recruitment, training, scheduling, evaluation and retention of volunteers in the State Parks’ Volunteers in Parks programs and Stewards’ education and stewardship programs. They manage Stewards’ relationship with volunteers, is a liaison between regular volunteers, volunteers who coordinate programs, staff, and represents State Parks and Stewards volunteer programs in the greater Sonoma County community. In addition, the Programs Manager works with support staff to schedule schools and groups of all ages that request docent-led programs. They also work with a Programs Committee to schedule workshops, certification programs and seminars for the public’s enjoyment and education. The Programs Manager works to ensure that environmental education programs for youth meet the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and Common Core Standards.

Title of announcement: Account Clerk II - English and Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Salary: $3,574 - $4,344/Monthly
Summary : The County of Sonoma Human Services Department seeks qualified individuals to fill two full-time Account Clerk II positions, one in the Employment & Training Division (fluent bilingual English/Spanish skill required) and one in the Administrative Services Division (English speaking position).

Title of announcement:  Administrative Aide - Extra-Help
Salary: $26.31 - $31.98/Hourly*
Summary : The Administrative Aide positions in the Grants and Funded Projects team assist with the preparation and administration of multiple projects funded through Federal and State grant and loan programs. Tasks may include reviewing funding agreements, setting up compliance tables applicable to specific programs, assisting in the preparation of proposals and applications, analyzing data, interacting with project managers, and assisting in the management of funding contracts.

Title of announcement:  Water Agency Environmental Compliance Technician
Salary: $6,183 - $7,517/Monthly*
Summary :Begin Your Environmental Compliance Career at the Sonoma County Water Agency (Sonoma Water) as a Water Agency Environmental Compliance Technician! As a Water Agency Environmental Compliance Technician, you will perform environmental compliance support work in the office and field to assist the Maintenance Division on various projects.

Title of announcement: Senior Office Assistant - English & Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Salary: $3,628 - $4,410/Monthly*
Summary : Do you have the drive to provide exemplary customer service? Join us and start building your career in public service today!

Title of announcement: Natural Resources Park Program Supervisor
Salary: $5,546 - $6,741/Monthly*
Summary : The Natural Resources Park Program Supervisor position is a great opportunity for a passionate professional with parks and natural resources experience to join a growing Natural Resources division and help facilitate ecosystem resilience for over 12,000 acres of park land. This position supervises and directs the work of staff engaged in monitoring, stewardship, and restoration activities.

Title of announcement: Yard Clerk
Salary: $3,628 - $4,410/Monthly*
Summary : Bring your customer service skills and understanding of inventory management to the County of Sonoma! Starting salary up to $4,410/month ($52,929/year), a cash allowance of $600/month, competitive total compensation package!*

Title of announcement:  Child Protective Services Social Worker - English and Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Salary: $6,235 - $7,579/Monthly*
Summary : The Family, Youth & Children (FYC) division staff members help individuals, families and the community ensure the safety and well-being of Sonoma County children and teens. Staff respond to reports of abuse and neglect, day or night, through the 24-hour hotline. FYC staff members also provide community training about child abuse prevention and mandated reporting.

Title of announcement:  Senior Community Development Specialist
Salary: $5,306 - $6,450/Monthly*
Summary : Working on the Homeless Services Team, under the direction of the Homeless & Community Services Managerand the Continuum of Care (CoC) Coordinator, this Senior Community Development Specialist position is responsible for supporting the work of the CoC Board, its membership, and the alignment and integration of the CDC's homeless services systems with other County department/agency systems of care.

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