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Moisés Barón works to ease and elevate well-being of youth
oisés Barón, Ph.D., is CEO at The San Diego Center for Children, San Diego’s oldest accredited nonprofit helping youth. He served 11 years as assistant vice president for Student Affairs for Student Wellness at the University of San Diego, where he implemented a plan to expand and integrate health services, establishing clinical, preventive and educational programs for students. He provided guidance to university students, faculty and administration on issues related to diversity, Moisés Barón inclusion, wellness, mental health and crisis response. Barón has been adjunct faculty at the School of Leadership and Education Sciences for more than 20 years and is the founder of the COMPASS Academic Center at USD, where he led a team that developed multidisciplinary programs to help families of children with special needs. He also held leadership positions in community mental health clinics and inpatient facilities in San Diego including The Center for Counseling at Catholic Charities, Southwood Hospital and Vista Hill Hospital, where he served as director of psychology. What brought you to La Jolla? I have been living San Diego since 1982 when I came from Mexico City to complete my master’s and then my doctorate in clinical psychology. I moved to La Jolla in 2002 after marrying my wife, Vicki. We love La Jolla and truly feel at home in this beautiful community.
More than 40 wineries and 150 artists will participate in this year’s La Jolla Art & Wine Festival Oct. 11-12 in the Village.
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If you hosted a dinner party for eight, whom (living or deceased) would you invite? If I were to host, together with my wife, an intimate dinner party where I got to choose from all of mankind to invite, I believe I would issue an invitation to Albert Einstein, Leonardo da Vinci and Nelson Mandela, and I would ask them to bring a guest.
By Ashley Mackin his year’s 6th annual La Jolla Art & Wine Festival (LJAWF) will be bigger, better and beer-ier. In addition to growing by an extra block along Girard Avenue, the Oct. 11-12 festival will have its first night event with the inaugural BraveCort Brew Fest and Masskrugstemmen (beer stein holding contest). “It should be a fun evening that celebrates San Diego’s craft beer scene and introduces a whole new audience to the Art & Wine Festival and shows what La Jolla has to offer,” said Brew Fest chair Andrea Dahlberg, noting that LJAWF organizers have long discussed a nighttime event, since their
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Children will have the opportunity to paint a donated car. Courtesy Photos
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