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Richmond Group Nurtures Trauma-Informed Networks Across Virginia

Resilience Week had to live up to its name. Virginia’s recognition of resilience-building efforts, originated by the Greater Richmond Trauma-Informed Community Network (GRTICN) and planned in collaboration with TICNs across the state, was set for May 3-9, 2020. Then COVID-19 came. A work group of GRTICN members collaborated with businesses, movie theaters, libraries, schools, local government agencies and non-profit organizations to swiftly pivot their plans to take place virtually: story...

Growing Resilient Communities: By Popular Demand, a How-To Series in Video

As a result of the pandemic and the national and international awakening to racial justice issues, ACEs Connection has seen an explosion of interest from members wanting to start local, organizational, and state-wide ACEs initiatives . If you’re seeking to bring healing to your communities, we can help you start new or grow existing ACEs initiatives by using our Growing Resilient Communities framework , and we’ve produced a series of videos to get you started or to provide a refresher. After...

Greater Richmond Trauma Informed Community Network, first to join ACEs Cooperative of Communities, shows what it means to ROCK!

In 2012, Greater Richmond SCAN and five other community partners hatched a one-year plan to educate the Richmond, Virginia, community about ACEs science and to embed trauma-informed practices. Eight years later, the original group has evolved into the Greater Richmond Trauma-Informed Community Network (GRTICN) with 495 people and 170 organizations. And they're just scratching the surface.

PACEs Connection, our Cooperative of Communities, and....Pando!

Last month, we officially launched the PACEs Connection Cooperative of Communities. We are SO excited about this! And the communities that are part of the handful of PACEs initiatives that are piloting the Cooperative are, too! Before describing the Cooperative, I want to reassure our 40,000+ members and 277 PACEs initiatives (plus another 100 in development) that have communities on PACEs Connection that nothing on changes! Membership is and remains free ! And it will...

PACEs Connection launches Cooperative of Communities

The PACEs Connection Cooperative of Communities launches today. We want to continue to contribute to the PACEs movement for as long as it takes to create a worldwide healing-centered culture based on PACEs science. We want that to take hold in this world in the same way electricity has — we only notice it if it isn’t there. Nothing on changes! Membership remains free! Everything our current 300 communities use stays free, and remains free for new ones.

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