Resources

Centerforce Youth Court
http://www.acphd.org/media/445993/centerforce-youth-court-brochure.pdf
Bailiffs, clerks, and volunteer attorneys and judges staff Youth Court to ensure youth offenders receive a fair hearing and sentence.

Empathize, Engage, Empower

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This training manual published by Alameda County Public Health and Behavioral Health Care Services is designed to build individual and organizational cultural competence among mental health professionals working with African American male youth.

Be Sure Your Child is Safe: Appoint a Caregiver
http://bit.ly/1NUKwo9
Make arrangements today to ensure your child is safe if you are arrested or sent to jail or prison.
If you are unable to care for your child you will need to ask one person to care for your child immediately
and another person to provide longer-term care. Appoint a caregiver immediately!

Empathize, Engage, Empower

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This training manual published by Alameda County Public Health and Behavioral Health Care Services is designed to build individual and organizational cultural competence among mental health professionals working with African American male youth.

A Call to Men
http://www.ted.com/talks/tony_porter_a_call_to_men.html

At TEDWomen, Tony Porter makes a call to men everywhere: Don't "act like a man." Telling powerful stories from his own life, he shows how this mentality, drummed into so many men and boys, can lead men to disrespect, mistreat and abuse women and each other. His solution: Break free of the "man box."

Alameda County Public Health Department Legislative Council
http://www.acphd.org/user/services/AtoZ_PrgDtls.asp?PrgId=55
Information on public health legislation.

Voting Matters
http://www.acphd.org/voting-matters/resources/voters-rights.aspx
Know your rights if you have a criminal convictino.  Under certain circumstances you can vote.

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
http://www.cdcr.ca.gov
The homepage for the CDCR. The site includes information on facilities and services as well as reports and research.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Men’s Health
http://www.cdc.gov/men/index.htm

Satcher Leadership Institute - Community Voices
http://www.communityvoices.org
Community Voices: Healthcare for the Underserved is working to make health care available to all. With eight sites across the country and managed by the National Center for Primary Care at the Morehouse School of Medicine, Community Voices is helping ensure the survival of safety-net providers and strengthening community support services.

Promoting Responsible Fatherhood

Fatherhood Initiative
http://www.acphd.org/fatherhood-initiative.aspx
Alameda County Public Health Department’s Fatherhood Initiative works to "strengthen, coordinate, and grow existing male and fatherhood services" within ACPHD and establish models for other agencies.
Alameda County Fathers Corps Overview
Father Friendly Principles for Agencies

Health & Human Services:  Office of Family Assistance
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/ofa/programs/healthy-marriage/
This site offers information, guidance and resources on healthy marriage, effective parenting, visitation and child support, incarceration, research and data, and other issues related to fatherhood.

Re-Entry:  Council of State Goverments Justice Center
http://www.reentrypolicy.org
Prisoners and soon-to-be released inmates in the U.S. are disproportionately afflicted with illnesses and tend to be sicker, on average, than the U.S. population. The Alameda County Renetry Health Task Force has issued an initial assessment of and final recommendations for providing healthcare for newly released inmates.

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