Latino Service Providers Electronic Newsletter
¿Qué Pasa? Boletín Electrónico de LSP
MARCH 9th 2020
March is Women's History Month
Marzo es el Mes de la Historia de las Mujeres
"Look at our women. They are strong and you can feel it. They are the rocks on which we really build."
-Dolores Huerta
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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
Latino Service Providers Strategic Planning Survey for Community Stakeholders
Please take a quick, 8 question survey to help us improve how we serve our community!

Por favor responda una encuesta rápida de 8 preguntas para ayudarnos a servir mejor a nuestra comunidad!
Corona Virus: My Personal Plan/ Mi Plan Personal
  1. Get enough sleep (and rest)
  2. Hydrate
  3. Keep active/moving (no gyms)
  4. Wash hands properly
  5. Avoid sugars and refined foods
  6. De-stress
  7. Don't eat from salad bars, or anywhere else others may eat from
  8. Emphasize fresh fruits and veggies
  9. Take supplements: Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin D, Vitamin C, and Omega 3s
  10. Probiotics
  11. Stay warm!
  1. Dormir lo suficiente
  2. Hidratar
  3. Manternerse activa/ en movimiento ( no gimnasios)
  4. lavarse las manos bien
  5. evitar azúcar y almientos refinados
  6. Desestrasarse
  7. No coma de barras de ensaladas, o de cualquier otro lugar donde otros puedan comer
  8. Comer frutas y verduras frescas
  9. Tomar suplementos: Zinc, Selenio, Vitamina D, Vitamina C, y Omega 3
  10. Probióticos
  11. Mantenerse Caliente
Monthly Meeting Hosted by Sonoma Water!
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
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
25 Ways Latino Small-Businesses Can Engage On the 2020 Census
¿Census Qué?
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/ Agua Reciclada: El Maravilloso Tratamiento de Aguas Negras
Arte en el Parque
Envisioning Economic Resilience
La Luz Center of Events Calendar
Classes de Zumba at La Plaza
Talleres de Arte 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
Guía de Apoyo para la Salud Mental
Relationship Red Flags
10 Signs of a Healthy Relationship
Health Services/ Servicios de Salud
March 2020 Mobile Health Clinic Schedule
What to Look For: Signs and Symptoms of Eating Disorders/ Qué Buscar: Signos y Síntomas de Trastornos Alimentarios
Housing Services/ Servicios de Vivienda
Winter Shelters
Job Announcements/ Annuncios de Trabajo
Title of announcement:  Executive Director
Salary: $100,849.64 - $122,597.43 
Summary : The Family Justice Center Sonoma County (FJCSC) is seeking a service-minded professional with proven management capabilities and a broad range of knowledge and experience. FJCSC is a place for healing, advocacy, and change, contributing to a region, state, and nation free from family violence. The Executive Director provides key leadership to the FJCSC in the areas of sustainability planning, revenue generation, community outreach, and partnership development. The ideal candidate will be a responsive and collaborative individual with a commitment to fostering an environment of teamwork, innovation, and growth. Any combination of education, training, and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Social Sciences, Business Administration, Public Administration, Marketing, or a closely related field, and at least four (4) years of professional experience in strategic business development and/or marketing, with at least one (1) year of experience supervising staff.

Title of announcement:  School Counseling Specialist
Summary : The School Counseling Specialist will ensure that migrant students will receive quality mentoring, career, vocational, and college awareness. The School Counseling Specialist will provide support and guidance for qualified MEAP Advisors that are hired, trained and provided with ongoing professional development in relationship to school counseling competencies at assigned school sites, as outlined by the ASCA (American School Counselor Association) National Model. School Counseling Specialists will provide leadership for the supplemental support of, and collaboration with, participating school district counseling programs to serve migrant students. Efforts will include promoting and supporting the design, delivery, evaluation and improvement of comprehensive school counseling services in a systematic manner to improve the academics, attendance, behavior, and career exploration of all migrant students.

Title of announcement:  Job Dispatch Assistant
Summary : The Job Dispatch Assistant is responsible for assisting with hiring and job dispatch. This is a part-time, temporary position and is open until filled.

Title of announcement: Director of Youth Services
Summary : The Director of Youth Services is responsible for the management and supervision of the Mentor Me program and Youth CareerPoint Employment program, and other youth services programs as determined.

Title of announcement:  Advanced Energy Center Store Manager Programs Specialist
Summary: Under general direction, this position has a wide range of responsibilities, including general management of the Advanced Energy Center (Center) storefront and the supervision and training of staff (SCP and others) assigned
to the Center. The position requires a high level of professionalism, strong skills
in public engagement, consumer relations, the ability to form good working
relationships with contractors and co-workers, the ability to multi-task and stay
organized, and the energy and excitement to learn new things and share
knowledge with others.

Title of announcement:  Environmental Specialist
Salary: $6,767.92 - $8,219.50 Monthly
Summary : Environmental Specialist is a professional level class in the Storm Water and Creeks Section ofthe Water Department. Under direction, this classification oversees a broad range of programs related to environmental monitoring and activities required by the City's NPDES municipal storm
water permit such as sampling, investigations, enforcement, reporting, public outreach, and oversight. This position provides biological expertise for City-wide creek restoration planning efforts, and assists with or leads the creek stewardship program. Incumbents are expected to exercise a high degree of initiative and independent judgment in the development, implementation and monitoring of related programs and activities. This classification is distinguished from the classification of Natural Resource Specialist in that the latter implements
and monitors elements of established programs while the Environmental Specialist has a broad scope of responsibilities related to program development, environmental review and creek restoration planning.  

Title of announcement:  Safety and Training Coordinator
Salary: $6,767.92 - $8,219.50 Monthly
Summary : This is a management classification in the Water Department. Under general direction, the Safety and Training Coordinator plans, evaluates, reviews, coordinates, reports on, and conducts a wide variety of training and safety programs for the department. These include programs that
promote safe work practices. The incumbent exercises considerable judgment in planning, coordinating, maintaining records on, and reporting on safety and training activities of department staff. The Safety and Training Coordinator also keeps abreast of regulations governing safe work practices and develops or modifies procedures as necessary to ensure the department's practices are in compliance.

Title of announcement: Supervising Mechanical Technologist
Salary: $8,155.33 - $8,921.47 Monthly
Summary : The Supervising Mechanical Technologist is a non-management, working level supervisory classification with primary responsibility for supervising mechanical repair and maintenance of the Subregional Wastewater Treatment Plants, Reclamation System, Biosolids Facility, and related City facilities. The Supervising Mechanical Technologist is also responsible for attempting to resolve difficult mechanical maintenance and repair issues before they reach the management level; and for developing and maintaining an effective customer-oriented team. This class also provides field and office support to the Regional Maintenance Superintendent. This class is distinguished from the Mechanical Technologist in that this class supervises the daily tasks of the section and provides training and guidance to other employees in the section.

Title of announcement:  Human Resources Coordinator
Salary: $4,393 - $5,339/Monthly*
Summary : The Human Resources Coordinator performs a variety of duties in the human resources arena, and this position provides support and assistance to the Employee and Labor Relations Manager and Analysts. 

Title of announcement:  Lead Heavy Equipment Technician
Salary: $5,840 - $7,097/Monthly*
Summary : The Lead Heavy Equipment Technician is responsible for assisting the supervisor in assigning and reviewing the work of the Heavy Equipment section of Sonoma Water. Work is performed in a fleet maintenance facility and in the field, which may be under unfavorable environmental conditions. 

Title of announcement:  Conference and Communications Coordinator
Salary: $4,576 - $5,562/Monthly*
Summary : The Economic Development Board (EDB) is seeking a dedicated professional to serve as the next Conference & Communications Coordinator! Starting salary up to $31.98/hour ($66,746/year) plus a cash allowance of approximately $600/month.

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