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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: "Segregation Stress Syndrome": From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin

Madison Hammett ·
Wednesday May 29 th , 2019 10:00-11:30 CST/ 11:00-12:30 EST Join the Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative for this important webinar with sociologist Ruth Thompson Miller to discuss the enduring traumatic legacy of Jim Crow and how this trauma is reflected in the United States today. Dr. Thompson Miller will discuss her idea of “Segregation Stress Syndrome”- the chronic, enduring, and extremely painful responses to collective trauma that occurred during Jim Crow, and whose effects are still...
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Trauma of Racism: Healing our National Legacy

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Black Illinois car mechanic outraged after finding racist 'Blackface doll' slipped in his toolbox: report (

Image: © provided by RawStory A racist figurine left in a mechanic's toolbox (Screen cap via KMOV). On Friday, KMOV reported that a Black auto mechanic in St. Clair County, Illinois is alleging a coworker slipped a racist figurine into his toolbox. "The African American mechanic says a white doll’s face desecrated in Blackface was put in his toolbox at America’s Auto Center in Centreville," reported KMOV's Melanie Johnson. "'The doll was all white and they painted the face black,' Donovan...
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