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Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative (IL)

The Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative is a broad range of multi-sectoral stakeholders committed to expanding the understanding of trauma and ACEs and their impact on the health and well-being of Illinois children, families, communities, and systems. Through advocacy and mobilization efforts, we work to put the issues of ACEs, trauma, and resilience on the forefront of health equity in Illinois.

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FREE WEBINAR: Trauma-Informed Policymaking: Leading Change in Illinois

Madison Hammett ·
The Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative is excited to announce our next free webinar, Trauma-Informed Policymaking: Leading Change in Illinois, on Mon. July 29 th , 1-2pm CST Increasingly used in organizational transformation and service delivery contexts, the trauma-informed framework is equally as important for policymaking and budget/resource allocation—especially given that policies have caused significant trauma to families and communities, and continue to do so today. Join us to hear...
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MAY 15TH- Trauma-Informed Awareness Day in Illinois!

Madison Hammett ·
The Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative is excited to honor the first Trauma-Informed Awareness Day in Illinois! Conceived by the Community Behavioral Health Association of Illinois and supported by research conducted by the Collaborative, Trauma-Informed Awareness Day is sponsored by State Senator Julie Morrison of Deerfield, as well as numerous others who have joined the senator in recognizing the importance of trauma-informed care and resilience. Trauma-Informed Care Day calls upon the...
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Power of Networks Tapped for National Trauma Campaign

Anndee Hochman ·
In a mid-April conference call led by the Campaign for Trauma Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP), participants from around the country—many of them active in ACEs, trauma and resilience networks—discussed the wave of trauma that is certain to slam communities in the wake of COVID-19. They also cheered a bit of hopeful news: the announcement of $3 billion in federal funding, the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund, a portion of the CARES Act. The funds are flexible block grants for...
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SHRIVER CENTER POLICY BRIEF: Exploring Racial Equity for Infants and Toddlers

Former Member ·
FROM BRIEF: We all benefit when a child receives a strong start in life. Policymakers now recognize that investments in a child’s first years will pay dividends for society throughout the rest of the child’s life. Waiting until a child reaches preschool age at 3 or 4 may well be too late to provide the support parents and caregivers need to give children a fair start in life, especially children starting with economic disadvantage and facing racial bias. BRIEF LOCATED HERE: ...
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Trauma-Informed Awareness Day in Illinois: Reflections and Resources

Madison Hammett ·
As we enter summer here in Chicago, the Illinois ACEs Collaborative is excited to take time to reflect on Trauma-Informed Awareness Day in Illinois, which took place on May 15th. We'd also like to offer up several resources for you to celebrate and integrate trauma-informed practices into your own organization, communities, and state.
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Re: SHRIVER CENTER POLICY BRIEF: Exploring Racial Equity for Infants and Toddlers

Barbara Jones Stern ·
The developmental neuroscience seems to indicate that we should be focussing on the Prenatal to Two Years stage of development. I am so pleased to see Illinois starting earlier than most.
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Re: FREE WEBINAR: Trauma-Informed Policymaking: Leading Change in Illinois

Can you attach a file of the tool, Madison?
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