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PACEs Connection Cooperative of Communities

July 2021

Four NC affiliates of PACEs Connection Cooperative of Communities ready to measure their success in solving community problems

Leaders of PACEs science initiatives in four North Carolina counties are eager to begin measuring the impact of their work to solve the most intractable problems in their respective communities. Tommy Taylor “Each of these broad-based, cross-sector task forces is about preventing childhood trauma and its negative effects on long-term health. We want to heal trauma and create and build on positive childhood experiences in our communities so individuals, families, and communities themselves...

Four North Carolina resiliency initiatives join the PACEs Connection Cooperative of Communities—thanks to the United Way

Members of the four Cape Fear Area resiliency initiatives celebrate their joining the PACES Connection Cooperative of Communities and thank United Way - Cape Fear Area leadership for "leaning in" on the work being done to prevent and heal childhood trauma, and build on positive childhood experiences to create individual, family and community resilience. The United Way-Cape Fear Area (UW-CFA) board of directors has voted to fund four North Carolina resiliency initiatives to join the PACEs...

Agenda: PACEs Connection Cooperative of Communities Monthly Meeting July 27th, 2021

Agenda July 27, 2021 Cooperative of Communities Affiliates Introduction of new Cooperative Affiliate: North Carolina (Carey Sipp) & Yolo County (Gail Kennedy) Introductions & Community Updates Data Update & Questions - Samantha Sangenito/Marianne Avari Announcements New TI Education Course -Lara Kain Historical Trauma in America Series Upcoming DEI in the Worldwide ACEs Movement Module Cooperative of Communities Newsletter - July Spotlight Barb Finch Closing

Orange County ACEs Connection joins the PACEs Connection Cooperative of Communities

Orange County’s cross-sector community resilience initiative, Orange County ACEs Connection , has officially joined the PACEs Connection Cooperative of Communities. The PACEs Connection Cooperative of Communities is a program of PACEs Connection that provides special tools and services for ACEs initiatives in towns, cities, and counties. It’s designed for initiatives that need efficient and sophisticated ways to measure their progress to becoming a trauma-informed community; that want...

VA TICNs eNote July 19 2021 []

There's a new webpage for the VA TICNs ! You can find a PDF of the full list of networks, an interactive map, the eNote archive, resources, and more. We will continue to update and add to the page and ask that you please share any resources, updated information, or additional info! -send to or Advocacy Opportunity! The RISE From Trauma Act provides a unique opportunity to help launch a new federal grant program of up to $4.8 billion over eight years ($600...

Reminder! 1st in our Trauma-Informed Education Series on 7/14

ACEs Connection's interactive three-part series will begin in July of 2021. This course will be facilitated by Lara Kain and will be a combination of lecture, discussion, and collaboration. Registration will open soon. Please see the course description and schedule below: The Why of Trauma-Informed Schools , July 14th, 2021 9-10:30 am pst, register here Explore how exposure to trauma and adversity can affect learning and behavior and how this may show up in a school environment. Understand...

VA TICNs eNote July 6 2021 []

"The pandemic has upended the meaning of authenticity in my life and has made me reconsider my own resilience in the face of hardship. ...Every day I wake up and I choose to reimagine and shape what future worlds will look like. I don’t want a new normal; I want a new era." Read more from disability justice advocate Bri M . and check out Power Not Pity , a podcast that centers and celebrates the lived experiences of disabled people of color. “People put their heads down and do what they have...

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