Community Mobilizing in California with Close to Home
PreventConnect joins community practitioners and trainers in Sacramento, CA to discuss how agencies across California are using Close to Home to foster sustainable, community-driven prevention strategies. Close to Home is a community mobilizing strategy to prevent sexual and domestic violence, and Emily Austin, a Close to Home coach and consultant from Pivot Advocacy, PC, shares the history of how Close to Home came to California. Jessica Romo of Strength United, a California State University, Northridge community agency, and Kassi Reisbeck of Tahoe SAFE Alliance share what Close to Home looks like in their communities.
This conversation is continued on part 2 of this podcast, Community Mobilizing in California with Close to Home: Lessons Learned. Read the California Department of Public Health’s policy brief on Close to Home here.