Community Blog - SDMFC

  • CPSA Presents: “What I Wish I Knew” Forum Recap

    March 4, 2019

    On Thursday, February 28, 2019, the Community Prevention and Safety Alliance (CPSA), an action team of the SDMFC, hosted a special forum on interpersonal communication at Serra High School called “What I Wish I Knew.” The event was a follow-up to last September’s successful “What I Wish My Parents Knew” forum, which covered a wide […]

  • February 2019 Convening Recap: Blue Star Families 2018

    March 1, 2019

    On Friday, February 22, the San Diego Military Family Collaborative hosted its second Monthly Convening of the year at Mission Valley Library. This month’s topic was focused on the results of the Blue Star Families 2018 Military Family Lifestyle Survey results, featuring panelists Hisako Sonethavilay, Staci Holt, and Laura Torres. The SDMFC was proud to […]

  • January 2019 Convening Recap: San Diego Regional Veteran & Family Wellness Strategy Report

    February 1, 2019

    On Friday, January 25, the San Diego Military Family Collaborative hosted its first Monthly Convening of 2019! The topic focused on the results of the San Diego Regional Veteran & Family Wellness Strategy. The report was composed and written by Dr. Kim Hunt of the University of San Diego’s Caster Family Center for Nonprofit and […]

  • January 2019 Convening Recap: Applied Activity

    January 28, 2019

    On Friday, January 25, the San Diego Military Family Collaborative hosted its first Monthly Convening of 2019! The topic focused on the findings of the San Diego Regional Veteran & Family Wellness Strategy Project. After the panelists (Daniel Romero, Kim Hunt, and Ronald Stark) discussed the project and its findings, the audience was asked to split into small groups to discuss the gaps/opportunities that were detailed during the convening.  These gaps or opportunities included: Entry point into military life, Change in family status, Change in rank, and death as primary life moments universal to the career of many service […]

  • SDMFC Membership 2019

    December 20, 2018

    As we kick off 2019, the San Diego Military Family Collaborative (SDMFC) is rebooting its membership and developing a new way of connecting and collaborating with our members.  If you are a current member or are new and would like to sign up as an organization/agency, please fill out the new application to as an SDMFC […]

  • Holiday Networking Event 2018 Recap

    December 3, 2018

    On Friday, November 30, 2018, the SDMFC hosted its annual Holiday Networking Event at the Challenged Athletes Foundation. The Holiday Newtorking Event was attended by many organizations and military families, so on behalf of the SDMFC team, thank you for attending the event and celebrating the holiday season with us! We also would like to […]

  • Globe for All: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Recap

    November 19, 2018

    On Friday, November 16, 2018, the San Diego Military Family Collaborative (SDMFC) arranged an amazing performance at Serra High School of the Shakespeare play, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” presented by Globe for All. Thanks to all the actors that made this play possible and to the staff at Serra High that made sure our attendees […]

  • 9th Annual Conference: Six Degrees of Collaboration

    November 2, 2018

    “The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate acts of its members.” – Coretta Scott King On Friday, October 26, 2018, the San Diego Military Family Collaborative (SDMFC) hosted its 9th Annual Conference, themed “Six Degrees of Collaboration.” On behalf of everyone at the SDMFC, thank you to all those who […]

  • September 2018 Convening Recap: New Parent Support

    October 5, 2018

    On Friday, September 28, the SDMFC monthly convening covered the topic of New Parent Support. Numerous military providers, agencies, and individuals gathered to learn valuable information on the various resources available to military families and new parents. Our guest panelists represented Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego, SAY San Diego, Navy New Parent Support, and the NAS North […]

  • CPSA Presents: “What I Wish My Parents Knew…” Forum Recap

    October 1, 2018

    On Thursday, September 27, the Community Prevention & Safety Alliance (CPSA) hosted its first “What I Wish My Parents Knew” Forum at Serra High School. Over 80 parents, youth, and facilitators gathered to discuss topics on: Preventing Teen Alcohol & Drug Use Raising Children in the Digital Age Military Teen Life Building Relationships & Conversations […]