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Upcoming Nexus Meetings

WE Health Professions Nexus Meeting
April 23
4:00 - 6:00 PM
Palomares High School

  San Bernardino Metro Nexus Meeting 
April 27
2:30 - 4:30 PM
DBH - Hospitality Lane


Upcoming Events 



April 4, 2015

Victor Health & Wellness Fair

Victor Community Support Services


April 4, 2015

Spring Eggstravaganza

City of Rialto


April 11, 2015

Palliative Care Symposium

Glendale Hilton


April 11, 2015

Healthy Living Extravaganza

Rancho Jurupa Park


April 11, 2015

Health, Wellness and Resource Fair

Cucamonga School District


April 11, 2015

College of Veterinary Medicine Open House

Western University, Pomona


April 11, 2015

Children's Safety Fair

City of Rialto


April 18, 2015

 2nd Annual Play Day

Child Care Resource Center


April 18, 2015

Healthy Eating and Lifestyle Promotion (H.E.L.P) Health Fair

Canyon Springs HS - Moreno Valley


April 24, 2015

Head Start Event

Rancho Cucamonga


May 1, 2015

Career Day

Curtis Middle School

call for presenters


May 2, 2015

Lung Force Expo

American Lung Association


May 15, 2015

Desert Mountain SELPA

Community Closet and Resource Fair


May 16, 2015

Mental Health Awareness Fair

Fonzell Center

call for vendors


June 23-24, 2015

PIC-NICC Conference

Ontario Convention Center


July 27-31, 2015

YLF Forum 

Cal State University - Sacramento


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Issue: 48
March 30, 2015


"Healthcare 4 Me in the IE" 

video campaign


This campaign is part of a larger regional effort to encourage more students to choose a health profession pathway and serve in the Inland Empire. It's a video by students for students. If you have a great health pathway program and would like to feature your students in this grassroots video project, please contact Carol at the Inland Coalition. 


Smile for the Camera! Hardworking Inland Coalition interns, Mary Dallah and Heidi Echverria facilitated Health Professions information at the College and Career Day at Ayala High School in Chino. Way to go ladies! 



The West Coast Ultrasound Institute were guests at a recent San Bernardino Metro Nexus meeting. They have agreed to open up their doors and host a Health Site Visit before the end of the year. Contact Carol if interested.



You are invited to 2015 Redlands Pow Wow March 28 & 29. This two-day event celebrates the lives and well-being of the Native American people through song and dance called "powwows." The event will be held at the University of Redlands. 


Partners in Innovative Communities seeks presenters at its annual National Innovative Communities Conference (NICC) on June 23rd and 24th, 2015. Deadline for submission is April 6th. You may present at the adult track, the youth track, or both. 


...and speaking of speakers, the Inland Coalition is putting out the call for career speakers as part of it's Health 

Pathway Speakers Bureau. Each year we publish a supplement to the speakers cataloge, so if you know of anyone in the health  professions who is dynamic, interesting, and loves to give back, please encourage them to fill out the attached form. Information for speakers and teachers is also available on our website under both Work-based Learning and Teacher Resources. 


The Inland Coalition is seeking to pilot a EWE (Exploratory Work Experience) health pathway internship for 2015-16

If you can answer "yes" to the following three questions, please contact Carol to express your interest. 

  • Are a health pathway ready for student internships?
  • Will you implement requirements leading to internship positions?
  • Do you have Exploratory Work Experience as part of your school district's Work Experience Plan?


The LLU Gateway program, which introduces health professions to minority and disadvantaged students, is open to San Bernardino and Riverside County students. It's a commuter program (arrive in the morning, leave in the afternoon) but there is limited capacity to provide host stay families for students from the further regions of Riverside/San Bernardino. The program gives preference to juniors and seniors in high school. Deadline for applications is May 22. We have included the link to the  packet of materials to assist teachers in promoting this program to their students.




The Reach Centers are promoting the new Certified Nursing Assistant classes coming in May. REACH Centers is a non-profit Workforce Training Center that offers clients courses in entry-level healthcare. REACH Centers primary goal is employment. Visit their website for a current list of courses offered at Chaffey College as well as Rancho Cucamonga, San Bernardino, and Hesperia.



Students &

Youth Registration for the PIC-NICC conference is now open.Youth ages 13-18 may attend for FREE. See attached registration form. You must be registered no later than June 15th in order to receive a conference goody bag!


The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Bootcamp is June 26-28. This bootcamp allows students ages 14-21 an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement and Military and spark an interest into a possible career pathway, during a one-weekend academy. It's a jam-packed, fun-filled weekend at Camp Morning Star in Angelus Oaks at a minimal cost ($60-$75).

  • Registration pays for 5 meals, a uniform shirt and a  DVD that captures the entire weekend. 
  • Students will learn classroom and hands-on skills in the following areas: Structure Fire Preparedness, Wildland Firefighting, Vehicle Extrication, Trauma C-spine, CPR (will receive CPR cards), Swift Water Awareness, Teamwork and Leadership.
  • Scholarships can also be earned and are awarded during the graduation ceremony.  
  • Multiple agencies volunteer their time to provide students their expertise and guidance during the classroom and manipulative skills.
  • Bootcamp flyers are available in English and Spanish.


Each month the American Heart Association offers numerous opportunities for community volunteering. These opportunities can accommodate all types of volunteers, young and old - even those with limited transportation. So look through the current calendar and see if something is a fit for you! (Remember, volunteering looks GREAT on a resume or college scholarship application!!) If you'd like to receive the AHA monthly volunteer calendar directly, contact Karen Suarez at and note that set up times are 1 hour prior to the times listed. 



The Inland Coalition was established in March 2007 to convene the health careers employers, educators, and community stakeholders in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties and the Pomona Valley in a coordinated effort to address regional health workforce.

Carol Allbaugh

Director, Inland Coalition