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  • Youth = Powerful Advocates for Change
    Youth = Powerful Advocates for Change From Nancy Gannon Hornberger, CEO Do you know about Advocates for Change Today (ACT)? ACT is a youth-led effort, staffed and convened by SAY San Diego, and devoted to improving community health and safety, especially in the area of drug and alcohol abuse prevention. ACT operates year-round and involves youth […] The post Youth = Powerful Advocates for Change a...
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  • The Grand STEM Challenge Camp was a huge success!
    By SAY San Diego Board Member, LaDreda Lewis.   SAY San Diego was thrilled to receive a grant from Northrop Grumman to host the second annual Grand STEM Challenge Camp, in partnership with Sylvan Learning of La Mesa.  The STEM Camp – focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math — was held at the Jacobs […] The post The Grand STEM Challenge Camp was a huge success! appeared first on SAY San...
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  • Freedom Isn’t Free
    By Cindy C. Butler, Public Affairs Director, VA San Diego Healthcare System   As Independence Day approaches, we think about the iconic saying, “Freedom Isn’t Free.” As we commemorate the holiday, let’s think about the brave men and women who are currently serving and those who have served our nation around the world to protect the […] The post Freedom Isn’t Free appeared first on SAY San Diego.
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  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Hosts Golf for San Diego Charity
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Suzie Colby, Vice President of Resource Development, SAY San Diego (858) 715-2412 desk, (858) 752-1081 mobile, *protected email*   SAY San Diego named Golf Tournament Beneficiary ESCONDIDO, CA (June 28, 2017) – On Friday, August 18, 2017, the San Diego office of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP (“PwC”) will host its 2nd annual charity golf tournament […] The post Pricewa...
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  • Cause for celebration!
    As we close the books on the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017, and enter our 47th year of operations, all of us at SAY San Diego – including our Board of Directors, 480+ staff members and 700+ volunteers and interns – join me to express our deep gratitude for your phenomenal support that truly […] The post Cause for celebration! appeared first on SAY San Diego.
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  • Play 4 SAY 2017 preview on 10News
    Have you registered yet? There’s still time! Turn happy hour into a competitive lawn game tournament at Play 4 SAY! GET IN THE GAME and register today! Thank you to sponsors like 10news, Tosso.com, and Soda & Swine. Get Involved Today!  The post Play 4 SAY 2017 preview on 10News appeared first on SAY San Diego.
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  • A History of Father’s Day— Past and Present
    By Marian Edelbrock, PhD, San Digo Miramar College Father’s Day dates back to the middle ages when on March 19 it was celebrated as the feast day of Saint Joseph. It is celebrated worldwide on various dates but in Latin America was adopted from the March date celebrated by the founding Spanish and Portuguese explorers. However, it […] The post A History of Father’s Day— Past and Present appeared f...
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  • Youth Leadership and Community Service Opportunities this Summer
    SAY San Diego has two youth leadership groups, for ages 12-18 years, operating year-round, which would happily welcome new members this summer! Advocates for Change Today (ACT) provides youth with the opportunity to create a healthier, drug-free community in Mid-City.  Project Aware is working with SAY San Diego to empower youth leadership for positive community […] The post Youth Leadership and C...
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  • Celebrating the Season of the Family
    May brings Mother’s Day. June brings Father’s Day. Both months are filled with abundant family activities – weddings, graduations, the end of the school year, the beginning of summer. Among national recognitions at this time of year is National Foster Care Month in May. Here at SAY San Diego, we celebrate the essential value and […] The post Celebrating the Season of the Family appeared first on S...
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  • Growing Problem: Teens turn to flower seeds to score dangerous high
    From CBS8.com By Richard Allyn, Reporter SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) – It’s a growing problem throughout parts of the nation – teens turning to common plant seeds as a type of party drug to score a cheap but risky high. Authorities throughout the country and even Canada are warning that teens are using easily accessible plant […] The post Growing Problem: Teens turn to flower seeds to score dangerous high ...
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  • SAY San Diego Announces its Annual Fundraiser­, Play 4 SAY!
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Jessica Gonzales, Communications Manager (858) 715-2484 desk, (619) 665-1894 mobile, *protected email* “Get in the Game” for Kids and Families! SAN DIEGO, Liberty Station (May 22, 2017) – A leading youth, family, and community strengthening nonprofit, SAY San Diego officially announces its summer date for its 5th annual lawn games fundraiser, Play […] The post SAY S...
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  • How Parents Can Prevent Underage Drinking
    By Robert Hall Media Specialist at SAY San Diego North City Prevention Coalition Thanks to KUSI TV, SAY San Diego Elevated gave thousands of San Diego parents a nudge to talk to their kids about alcohol. “When we shout and we slam our doors and blast loud music it sounds like we don’t listen, but […] The post How Parents Can Prevent Underage Drinking appeared first on SAY San Diego.
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  • Prom Season Is Here! What Can Parents Do?
    By SAY San Diego Community Assessment Team Plus (CAT+) Start the Conversation: Teens talk to their parents about sex are more likely to delay sexual activity, have fewer partners, and use condoms and other contraceptives when they do have sex. Alcohol and Sex: Youth who drink alcohol are more likely to have unplanned and unprotected sexual activity. Talking […] The post Prom Season Is Here! What C...
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  • Connection and Support are Keys to Mental Health
    SAY San Diego has the important and sensitive role of serving as a mental health (and behavioral health) resource and provider for children, youth, and families across the County. During May, Mental Health Awareness Month, we wish to highlight some of our mental health and behavioral health treatment resources for the community. Our school-based mental […] The post Connection and Support are Keys ...
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  • Supporting Military Mommas This Mother’s Day
    By Kat Brown Community Engagement Specialist at SAY San Diego Military Family Collaborative Mother’s Day is coming soon. As a military spouse, my husband has missed more holidays and birthdays than I count. But somehow his missing Mother’s Day seems like an especially cruel slap in the face. This is supposed to be my day—a day dedicated to pampering […] The post Supporting Military Mommas This Mot...
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  • Celebrate Earth Day by Opening the Outdoors
    Thank you to the San Diego Foundation for choosing SAY San Diego as one of its Opening the Outdoors Program grantees! This year, 31 nonprofits, including SAY San Diego, will collaborate to leave a lasting impact in the region by: Engaging more than 10,000 youth Working alongside more than 2,000 volunteers Improving 5,000 acres of natural space Installing […] The post Celebrate Earth Day by Opening...
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  • New VP of Child and Youth Development
    We are very pleased to announce that Christine Jewell has been selected as the new Vice President for the Child and Youth Development Unit at SAY San Diego. Chris will step up in May as her long-time colleague, supervisor, and mentor, Sandy Johnson, retires at the end of April. Chris has most recently served as […] The post New VP of Child and Youth Development appeared first on SAY San Diego.
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  • Volunteers lift the lives of children, youth, and families
    Each and every day, here at SAY San Diego, our volunteers and interns give the abundant gifts of their talent and time to caring for their neighbors and lifting the lives of the children, youth, and families that we serve. Volunteers and interns form the heart of our community at SAY San Diego—and each year, […] The post Volunteers lift the lives of children, youth, and families appeared first on ...
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  • Teen Court: Good for Adults, Too
    By Chelsea Stephens SAY San Diego Case Assistant/Interpreter| Teen Court It’s been a part of my life for over five years now; longer than many of my friendships, longer than my time as an undergraduate, longer than any other volunteer or work position I’ve held. Teen Court has become a part of my life that, […] The post Teen Court: Good for Adults, Too appeared first on SAY San Diego.
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  • Inmates At Donovan Prison Write About Addiction In New Play
    From KPBS.org By Maureen Cavanaugh, Brooke Ruth The impact of addiction is the subject of two plays that will be performed by San Diego State University theatre students Thursday through Sunday. One of the plays, “Finding Our Way,” was written by inmates at Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility. The inmates are in the Out of […] The post Inmates At Donovan Prison Write About Addiction In New Pl...
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  • Intrepid Theatre showcases young refugees’ stories
    From the San Diego Union-Tribune By James Hebert The words that rang out over a brooding blues-guitar riff at the Horton Grand Theatre on Sunday told a story of both struggle and resilience: “She ain’t seen peace for a while, but you can still see the sun in her smile.” Those lyrics were from “Justine’s Peace,” […] The post Intrepid Theatre showcases young refugees’ stories appeared first on SAY S...
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  • New Play Contains Powerful Message about Meth Addiction in San Diego
    From TimesofSanDiego.com By Nancy Gannon Hornberger For decades, San Diego County has been at the epicenter of a pervasive domestic methamphetamine industry. Although no longer regarded as the “meth capital of the United States,” San Diego remains on the front line of the meth epidemic. The illegal stimulant has exacted a heavy toll on local […] The post New Play Contains Powerful Message about Me...
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  • Helping Kids to Spring Forward—Our Afterschool Advantage!
    SAY San Diego’s commitment to enriching the lives of children and youth, supporting their healthy development, and making life a bit easier for working families includes our major extended-learning programs before and after school. All facts point to the resulting afterschool advantage. Effective afterschool programs, like ours, boost academic performance, particularly in the key areas […] The pos...
  • 5 Afterschool Advantages for Middle Schoolers
    It may seem that by middle school (6th or 7th grade) kids have outgrown afterschool programs, but the research is compelling as to why there’s a significant afterschool advantage for middle schoolers. Here are five quick facts from national reports: Older kids themselves see the benefits: More than half of middle-grade youth report that their […] The post 5 Afterschool Advantages for Middle School...
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  • Other People’s Kids
    by Robert Hall Media Specialist at SAY San Diego’s North City Prevention Coalition Do you watch those ripped-from-the-headlines TV dramas? “Breaking Bad” told the story of a big-time methamphetamine cooker and how his life was corrupted by his actions. Realistically, though, not too many of us can relate to the car chases, shootouts, and explosions […] The post Other People’s Kids appeared first o...
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  • Tips for Parents: Your Role in School Success
    By Donna Wilson, Child & Youth Development Program Supervisor, with special thanks to teacher Susan Bulloch and retired teacher Donna Moyer for their contributions. Studies show that children’s academic achievement is directly influenced by their parents’ involvement in their education. Learn how you can bolster your student for success. A Teacher’s Expectation of Parents Students, […] The post Ti...
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  • Prevention is at the Heart of SAY San Diego’s Approach
    Prevention is truly at the heart of SAY San Diego’s approach—and has always been. Notably, the science of prevention has advanced greatly over the years, in our area of social services, just as it has in public health and medicine. One area of emphasis has been reproductive health. Reproductive health is not only a critically […] The post Prevention is at the Heart of SAY San Diego’s Approach appe...
  • 5 Tips for a Healthy, Loving Relationship
    By Raul Roman, SAY San Diego Case Manager and Certified Trainer, World Class Relationships Curriculum Love in a relationship cannot flourish without a strong foundation. Empathy, authenticity, and acceptance are all traits that support healthy relationships. Here are 5 tips to keep the love alive: Communication: This is key in any relationship, especially when first […] The post 5 Tips for a Healt...
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  • Whisknladle Hospitality Hosts “A Day of Giving” to Meet Urgent Human Needs
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Whisknladle Hospitality Hosts “A Day of Giving” to Meet Urgent Human Needs! SAY San Diego Named Beneficiary for November 15 Giving Event! San Diego CA (October 24, 2016)—To kick off the holiday season, the well-known hometown San Diego restaurant group Whisknladle Hospitality is donating a day of earnings to 45-year-old hometown youth, family, […] The post Whisknladle Hospit...
  • Sobering Data Drives Home Need to Expand Teen DUI Prevention Program
    UC San Diego Health In an effort to put the brakes on sobering statistics related to teenagers driving under the influence, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine will join forces with the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) to reduce alcohol-impaired driving among San Diego youth ages 15 to 20… …To further […] The post Sobering Data Drives Home Need to Expand Teen DUI...
  • Healthy Boundaries Testimonial
    In honor of Domestic Violence Month, I’d like to give thanks to SAY San Diego for giving me the opportunity to partake in the treatment of learning healthy boundaries with Andria (my instructor). A lot of us grow up with domestic violence and then become a part of domestic violence as adults. We go from […] The post Healthy Boundaries Testimonial appeared first on SAY San Diego.
  • The most dependable thing about Farmers Insurance Open could be Bob
    From The San Diego Union-Tribune by Bryce Miller Round after round, Bob Steber showed up – as Swiss-watch steady as the bordering Pacific. Since the moment the tournament now known as the Farmers Insurance Open blasted its first tee shot at Torrey Pines Golf Course in 1968, Steber has been there. He found the paint-peeling […] The post The most dependable thing about Farmers Insurance Open could b...
  • A (Too-Often-Silent) Epidemic in Need of Everyone’s Attention
    In a KPBS article, Dr. Jonathan Lucas, the county’s chief deputy medical examiner, said his office sees meth-related deaths almost every day. He reported a dramatic increase in methamphetamine-related deaths—more than the flu and homicides combined. Here in San Diego the meth epidemic is especially acute. Knowing people who have suffered meth addiction and death is […] The post A (Too-Often-Silent...
  • Students Give Back This Holiday at The O’Farrell Charter School
    from Voice of San Diego By Sarah Beauchemin One of the most rewarding aspects of the holiday season is the increased attention and care that’s given to our communities, especially to those in need. That’s why The O’Farrell Charter School is dedicated to giving back to the community – and to its families – in […] The post Students Give Back This Holiday at The O’Farrell Charter School appeared firs...
  • Monday Morning Manager Interviews SAY’s Own Joe Buehrle
    from The Network for Social Work Management Joe Buehrle, MSW, is Vice President of Organizational Planning at SAY (Social Advocates for Youth) San Diego. He has a myriad of experience working with diverse populations as a creative community organizer and social justice advocate. Joe Buehrle is interested in multi-sector approaches to advance collective impact strategies and […] The post Monday Mor...
  • It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…
    …to Say Thank You, Gracias, Merci, Grazie, Arigato, Xiexie, Danke, and Spasibo! 2016 Annual Report: Each year, in late fall, we take stock of SAY San Diego’s accomplishments as an agency and document them in an annual report of our progress. 2016 was a meaningful and exciting year at SAY San Diego. Our 45th! We […] The post It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year… appeared first on SAY San Diego.
  • 10 Things To Know About Synthetic Drugs
    Retired San Diego County Deputy Sheriff and SAY San Diego Prevention Specialist William Perno is a subject-matter expert on synthetic drugs. Mr. Perno has testified in support of synthetic drug legislation at the California State Assembly and provided trainings to community groups, school districts, students, teachers, parents, health care and prevention providers, drug-free community coalitions, ...
  • Serving Those Who Serve Our Nation
    A message from President & CEO Nancy Gannon Hornberger Veterans Day, November 11, commemorates the signing of the armistice ending WWI, and honors the bravery and service of all Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. Veterans Day also gives us an opportunity to reflect on what we’re now doing and can do even better to serve those […] The post Serving Those Who Serve Our Nation appeared first on SAY Sa...

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