Entries by Isaiah Antoine

Cesar Chavez Day at CHD

Cesar Chavez and his commitment to advocating for the farmworker is something that’s intertwined heavily with California Human Development’s (CHD) history. CHD has its roots based in supporting Cesar Chavez’s movement so much so that in fact, our founders marched with him on the frontlines of activism during the Civil Rights Era. Cesar Chavez fought […]

Athena House Goes Camping & “Growing Hope” This September

This past April, the women of Athena House had the opportunity to venture off the grounds of their residential community to get together in nature for a camping trip. The women of Athena House are experiencing the transformational journey of substance recovery and the outdoors and can dramatically enrich that process. Throughout Athena House’s history, […]

CHD June Events

Summer is here! Come check out what CHD has going on this June! Feel free to reach out to the staff listed on the events for more information about their events.

Farmworkers Service & Workforce Development End of 2020 Success

Our Farmworker Services & Workforce Development Division is always succeeding in finding new ways to exceed expectations. Our team is given annual performance goals to accomplish each program year for the Department of Labor for the National Farmworker Jobs Program. The goals measure a cohort’s employment rate, measurable skills gained, credentials earned, and other similar […]

CHD Narrative Series Perspectives: Eric Cosgrove

Eric Cosgrove has 30 years of construction experience and is a California Human Development (CHD) Anthony Soto Employment Training (ASET) Center Construction Program Instructor. We asked him to share what CHD has meant to him and how he found his passion for opening doors and creating opportunities for those underserved. Eric grew up in a […]

A Letter from Mr. Álvarez

Hello California Human Development, My name is Martin Molina Álvarez, I am the son of Narciso Molina and María Rita Álvarez, I have 8 siblings, 4 sisters, and 4 brothers, I am the sixth child in the family. I was born on a ranch called Tiriran in Michoacán, Mexico. Before I was born, my father […]

disABILITY Services Career Discovery Series

disABILITY Services is prepping for one of the biggest virtual events for their students. Through this Career Discovery Series, many of the students will start to discover a potential career path. For more information on this Career Discovery Series contact Tyler Wallace at 707.542.5609 or Tyler.Wallace@cahumandevelopment.org    

Stonehouse Garden in Progress

Due to the sudden onset of the new realities of the pandemic, our residential treatment program has found new obstacles in providing our women with essential services. The need for social distancing and isolation has caused an increase in the amount of stress in their day to day. This has also made it more challenging […]