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Jeni Mendel's Bookmarks

One of the most visited pages of CASCWA's newsletter, "The Intercom", is Jeni Mendel's Bookmarks.  Jeni is our state president.  She is one of the most well connected ladies in the State of California.  She serves on several panels and boards.  Jeni is well know in the San Diego area, throughout Southern California and at the state level. 

She meets key individuals daily and she is constantly sending emails to our executive board members listing website links and important documents.  The CASCWA webmasters are adding a page for "Jeni Mendel's Bookmarks."  We hope you will find this page useful.

Good morning Jeni, great to see you yesterday. I am sharing the link for the MPI website it links to Youtube as well. You are more than welcome to link the State website with ours as a resource. More trainings/workshops via zoom will be posted. Talk soon.  Joe Eberstein, CCPS, Center for Community Research, San Diego County Marijuana Prevention Initiative, SAMHSA Region 9 PTTC Advisory Board Member, 8885 Rio San Diego Drive, Suite 111, San Diego, CA 92108, Cell: 619-886-0247, Office: 619-684-5108                            

CAAP Power Point: CAAP Meeting 7.13.2020.pdf

A resource. The State of the State of Expanded Learning in CA -

·  AW's LCP attendance checklist:

·  August 26 Equity at the Center webinar (ETW, FIS, PIQE, PCY, AW and IEL)
Presentation slides:
It's also archived here:

A complete, updated chemical list is published elsewhere in this issue of the California Regulatory Notice Register. In summary, marijuana smoke is being listed under Proposition 65 as known to the State to cause cancer:  A complete, updated Proposition 65 list is available for download as a pdf file here.

Good morning, new youth substance use study from the American Journal of Preventative Medicine. Legalizing marijuana for adults has an impact on youth use and States that legalize need to prioritize prevention of underage marijuana and alcohol use.

All of these resources and more are now housed on our new Operation Prevention San Diego Website!

Feel free to share the website or the individual PDFs that are found there.

A copy of the DRAFT Learning Continuity Plan is posted at

Stressors Take Toll on Students’ Mental Health By Xenia Shih Bion

The new school year was already off to an abnormal start for the Bonny Doon Union Elementary School District when the wildfires erupted in Santa Cruz County.

In case you missed it (ICYMI), we recently release a new resource “From Crisis to Opportunity: Recovering California’s Commitment to Equity, which took what we learned from those conversations and additional sources from the field, and compiled it into a list of key considerations for centering equity as schools begin planning for the upcoming school year: Social Emotional WellnessDigital EquityFamily and Educator EngagementFamily Support for Distance LearningAssessment of Student Learning

Additionally, the Alliance for Resource Equity, composed of our colleagues at The Education Trust in Washington D.C. and Education Resource Strategies, released the Education Resource Equity in 2020-2021 guides for School Leadership TeamsDistrict Leadership Teams, and Community Members & Advocates.  Anthony Chavez; External Relations Manager; 

San Diego County Behavioral Health Advisory Board - San Diego County Juvenile Justice Commission; A copy of the DRAFT Learning Continuity Plan is posted at  

Fentanyl Overdose Deaths Related to Illicit Drug Use PDF Click here for document: Fentanyl Overdose Deaths Related to Illicit Drug Use 08-21-2020.pdf

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released results from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)showing the rates of adolescents who use any tobacco product has increased significantly in the last two years (19.5% in 2017 > 36.5% in 2019) and half (50.1%) of all high schoolers surveyed said they have used an electronic tobacco product: :  

This is a tragic story that illustrates the black market for marijuana has not gone away.

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