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Johnson County to Host Recognition Event for Community Partners on 18 June 2014 at 4:30 PM

Recipients of County Funds Invited to Celebrate Impact of Funding on County’s Quality of Life Johnson County, Iowa – On Wednesday, June 18, 2014, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors will host the event “Enhancing Quality of Life in Johnson County: A Celebration of Community Partners,” at the Johnson County Health and Human Services Building, 855 […]

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Cross-Sector Collaborations between Public Health and Public Safety

In this podcast, Barbara Raymond discusses promising innovations and cross-sector collaborations between public health and public safety with the goal to improve the overall health and safety of our communities. (Transcript) Excerpt: At the California Endowment we do have a mission that is focused on improving the health of all Californians. About three years ago, […]

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Johnson County to Host Recognition Event for Community Partners on 1 July 2013 at 4:30 PM

Recipients of County Funds Invited to Celebrate Impact of Funding on County’s Quality of Life On Monday, July 1, 2013, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors will host the event “Enhancing Quality of Life in Johnson County: A Celebration of Community Partners,” at the Johnson County Health and Human Services Building, 855 South Dubuque Street, […]

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Department of Justice Features Sesame Street Resource Guide for Children With Incarcerated Parents in Jail or Prison

Summary. With over 2 million adults incarcerated in the United States, the impact on children and youth is substantial. Sesame Street recently released a toolkit of resources for helping those impacted by the incarceration of a parent or loved one. Resources. Below are links to some additional reading about this topic. “‘My Dad is in […]

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Johnson County Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee Meeting on 5 June 2013

Summary. At the June 5 meeting of the Johnson County Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee the following topics were discussed. The agenda and audio will be available on the Johnson County Board of Supervisors Minutes page. Discussion regarding the process and planning to address critical needs of law enforcement and court services, including Sheriff’s and County […]

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The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation Youth Programs

Summary. This is an information reference page about The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation. The following information was obtained from the organization’s website. [source] The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation helps to build character and teach critical life lessons to disadvantaged young people residing in America’s most distressed communities through baseball and softball themed programs. Badges for Baseball – […]

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Community Corrections Improvement Association (CCIA)

CCIA’s Mission To support community based corrections with community involvement, acceptance, and financial resources to establish and embrace pro-active programs that break the cycle of dysfunction for the family. History and Impact Over the past fifteen years CCIA has become a local, state, and national leader and continues to redefine the critical issues and provide […]

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Children of Promise Youth Leadership Program (YLP)

The video below is about the Youth Leadership Program (YLP) which is a mentoring initiative offered by Children of Promise. Learn More. The information below is from the Children of Promise website. [source] The Youth Leadership Program (YLP) serves Johnson and Linn Counties and is a positive youth development initiative that serves at-risk middle and high school youth. The […]

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Children of Promise One-On-One Mentoring Program

The video below is about the One-On-One Mentoring Program which is a mentoring initiative offered by Children of Promise. Learn More. The information below is from the Children of Promise website. [source] “One-on-One Mentoring serves Johnson and Linn Counties and matches one youth with one caring, adult mentor. Youth are eligible for this program if they have a […]

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Children of Promise, Foster Grandparent Program

The video below is about the Foster Grandparent Program which is a mentoring initiative offered by Children of Promise. Learn More The following information is from the Children of Promise website. [source] The Foster Grandparent Program serves Johnson, Jones, and Linn Counties and provides intergenerational opportunities for mature adults to mentor children in schools, community […]

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Iowa City Police Department to Mentor At-Risk Kids Through Children of Promise Program

Children of Promise is joining forces with the Iowa City Police Department to mentor at-risk kids during the program’s Youth Leadership summer enrichment series. Beginning June 10, Children of Promise will gather at Trinity Episcopal Church in Iowa City to work with area youth on team-building, social, and leadership skills. Police officers will join staff […]

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Clinical Law Programs at the University of Iowa College of Law

[Source] The College of Law’s Clinical Law Programs reflect the richness and diversity of modern law practice and the College of Law’s commitment to clinical education. The clinic operates like a law firm within the walls of the Boyd Law Building, offering students the opportunity to put their legal skills to use in a variety […]

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