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YES - Youth Enrichment Services Community Collaborative

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Upcoming meeting dates for 2022-23 School Year:

Pine Avenue Community Center 3209 Harding St., Carlsbad CA 92008

8:30 - 9:30 am.

Please RSVP to Rosemary Eshelman

2022-23 YES Meetings
Date Information
May 18, 2023

Presenter: CUSD Champions


Apr 20, 2023

Presenter: Malcolm Warfield, Carlsbad Police Department Juvenile Justice Program/Guide Coordinator

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Mar 16, 2023

Presenter: MiraCosta College Technology Career Institute (TCI) Chris Ing to facilitate a state pilot program for California community colleges. The $3.5 million dollar funding from California Assembly Bill AB132 is designed to pay students during their internship with local businesses that partner with the College's career institute.

MiraCosta's Technology Career Institute (TCI) offers unsurpassed opportunities for students to gain real-world work experience through hands-on, accelerated educational offerings. Program graduates are sought after for employment in some of the world's most renowned corporations. TCI offers the most up-to-date certificates and work skills training programs for those hoping to jump into careers quickly. We offer two-year industry-recognized not-for-credit certificate programs in 21 weeks or less. For more information about MiraCosta College Technical Career Institute, select link or call 760-795-6820

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Feb 16, 2023

Presenter: Carlsbad Police Department Assistant Chief Christie Calderwood and some of her fellow officers from the Carlsbad Police Department. Overview of Carlsbad Police Department and their recruitment process and more.

Monthly YES Meeting Hears from Carlsbad Police Department Officers


Jan 19, 2023

Presenter: Dr. Ben Churchill Carlsbad Unified School District Superintendent. Dr. Churchill will share the latest and greatest of what is happening with CUSD, its staff, and students.



Dec 15, 2022 Presenter: Sarah Garlejo, Community Health Promotion Specialist with the Office of Equitable Communities within the Department of Homeless Solutions and Equitable Communities. 
Nov 17, 2022 Presenters: The Assistance League of the North Coast. This group does so much incredible work along the coast. Assistance League Presentation
Oct 20, 2022 Our Presenter this month will be Aaron Byzak Chief External Affairs Officer for Tri-City Medical Center. Aaron will share with us about the new Tri-City Psychiatric Health Facility. The County of San Diego and Tri-City Healthcare District (Tri-City) are partnering to build a modern, state-of-the-art facility on the Tri-City campus in Oceanside to provide essential mental health services to the North San Diego County community. 
Sep 15, 2022

Presenters: Laura Mendez and Mayra Turchiano of the Carlsbad City Library will present an overview of this year’s Summer Reading Adventure and provide back-to-school resources for all ages. Community Outreach Supervisor Mayra Turchiano is the Division Head for Carlsbad City Library’s Bilingual Services Division, and Laura Mendez serves as the Principal Librarian for Partnerships & Community Outreach.


Mission: The mission of YES is to be instrumental in creating a positive environment and safety net for young people in Carlsbad and the surrounding community to flourish and grow by collaborating with agencies and organizations that help young people thrive and resist negative influences.

Meetings are held from 8:30 - 9:30 am at The City of Carlsbad Multi-Generational Center Community Room, 3209 Pine Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92008, unless otherwise specified. For more information, please contact Rosemary Eshelman at