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Childhood Trauma - "Invisible Scars" PBS Video

Dwana Young ·
Childhood trauma impacts millions of Americans, and its consequences can be devastating. Those experiencing high levels of trauma can see dramatically lower life expectancies, and the CDC estimates it accounts for billions of dollars in healthcare costs and lost productivity. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports as part of our series, “Invisible Scars: America’s Childhood Trauma Crisis."
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NJ DCF Commissioner shares thoughts on National Day of Racial Healing

Dwana Young ·
Dear ACEs Connection community, Today is the 5th Annual National Day of Racial Healing. This commemoration was established in 2017 by leaders in social services, faith-based organizations, government and private corporations from around the country to raise awareness and to recognize the need for racial reconciliation. These last several months have certainly shown us that equity among races is a goal not yet realized. The pandemic has disproportionately impacted individuals and families of...

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Re: Download NJ ACEs Action Plan.pdf

Kimberly Boller ·
Congratulations to all involved and special thanks to the many residents of New Jersey who provided such wise counsel as the Action Plan was coming together! Here we go together making New Jersey a leader in addressing and preventing ACEs and becoming more healing-centered. The Nicholson Foundation is so happy the Plan is dedicated to our dear colleague, Colette Lamothe-Galette. She lives on through all whose lives she touched and will touch through this work.
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