Resolution of Commitment

Resolution of Commitment to the Children and Youth of San Joaquin County

This Resolution of Commitment to the Children and Youth of San Joaquin County is a unifying statement that the children and youth of San Joaquin County are one of its Board adopted priorities. With the adoption of this document San Joaquin County pledges to work with the community to promote an environment where its children and youth become thriving and contributing members of society. The County invites the community at large to join in a public agreement that the children and youth of San Joaquin County should have:

Strong Families
Safe, nurturing homes with prepared and caring parents, family, and caregivers.

Basic Needs
Their basic needs met including shelter and nutritious, affordable food.

Safety
Communities free of violence, drugs, and gangs with access to safe outdoor places to explore and play.

Restoration
Restorative interventions and justice when they make mistakes including opportunities to heal from trauma.

Mentors and Relationships
Healthy supportive relationships including mentors and support systems that promote achievement and success in life.

Health
Timely and affordable access to physical, dental, and mental health care.

Education
Access to quality, equitable education beginning in the earliest years and continuing through young adulthood that emphasizes personal achievement and lifelong learning.

Workforce Preparation
Opportunities that adequately prepare them to enter the workforce including career counseling, affordable higher education, and internships.

Enrichment
Activities that enrich and inspire their lives including exposure to the arts, athletics, culture, and technology.

Encouragement
Supportive relationships that offer dignity and respect, and encourage and inspire them as they move toward their dreams and goals.

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