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Bounce Coalition (KY)

Bounce is a coalition of community partners working together to build the resiliency of children, adults, and families by improving knowledge about the impact of ACEs and the skills to help people bounce back from adversity. We do this by: educating and training; measuring impact; and advocating for policies that support trauma-informed communities.

December 2021

A Look Ahead to the 2022 Kentucky General Assembly

As legislators and advocates around the state are gearing up for the 2022 General Assembly beginning in January, the Bounce Coalition is preparing to advocate for policies that address the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences, or ACEs. The Bounce Coalition is proud to partner with Bloom Kentucky , the Blueprint for Kentucky's Children , and Kosair Charities' Face It Movement to shine a light on the need to prevent and mitigate ACEs among Kentucky's kids and families. Join Bloom Kentucky's...

Resilient Georgia Presents: Trauma, Resilience, and the Community Resiliency Model

The Community Resiliency Model (CRM) is a set of trauma-informed skills that can help people monitor their bodily sensations and ground themselves towards their Resilient Zone. CRM is supporting individuals towards resilience in Georgia and across the nation. To read more about the basis of CRM and how it's being used today, check out our newest blog post here .

Need to fund your resilience initiative? Here’s how.

Chart is sample page from county-by-county funding allocated as part of ARPA. Information is available by clicking here. This is the first of several articles on the importance of any resilience-focused entity, including your PACEs Connection community, seeking out the people in your area allocating ARPA funding and asking for money. Organizations do not necessarily have to be 501 C-3 nonprofits to receive funding. Thanks to federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to states in April...

Trauma-Informed Criminal Justice with Special Guest, Becky Haas, Pioneer in Developing Trauma-Informed Judicial Initiatives

Please join us for our new series entitled: Trauma-Informed Criminal Justice. This monthly virtual Zoom series will feature conversations facilitated by Dr. Porter Jennings-McGarity, PhD/LCSW, PACEs Connection’s criminal justice consultant, with special guests to discuss the need for trauma-informed criminal justice system reform. Using a PACEs-science lens, this series will examine the relationship between trauma and the criminal justice system, what needs changing, and strategies being...

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