humanservicesAn electronic newsletter which reaches 5,545 Human Services employees throughout the County was recognized with a Capella Award from the Public Relations Society of America’s Inland Empire chapter.

The HS Connection newsletter is distributed via email every month with success stories shared by staff, training recognition of exemplary customer service, opportunities for employees, and legislative changes and improvements to Human Services programs.

“We are very excited about the progress the Human Services Communications team has made in the past year,” said Chief Learning Officer Summer Adams. “This award tells us we are headed in the right direction and we look forward to continuing to help tell the success stories of our Human Services Departments and to help them reach our residents.”

HS Connection Editor Cynthia Malvin accepted the Capella Award during the PRSA’s 2013 Polaris Awards banquet on October 24.

Human Services is dedicated to the health and wellness of all of the County’s 2 million residents. Human Services includes the administrative divisions and departments of Aging and Adult Services, Behavioral Health, Child Support Services, Children and Family Services, Children’s Network, Preschool Services, Public Health, Transitional Assistance and Veterans Affairs.