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February 2022

February 16 CTIPP CAN Call - MIECHV Reauthorization

Funding for the Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program expires on September 30th of this year. MIECHV is the primary federal funding source for voluntary, evidence-based home visiting programs. Learn more about home visiting, MIECHV, and opportunities to engage in advocacy efforts this year. CTIPP CAN Call - February 16th, 2-3:30pm ET/11am-12:30pm PT Join Zoom Meeting 742183645 Meeting ID: 742 183 645 One tap mobile...

February 18, 2022 - Day 4 - Building the Movement through Transformative Justice and Faith-Based Communities

Day 4 - Building the Movement through Transformative Justice and Faith-Based Communities February 18, 2022 - 1pm to 5pm ET/10am to 2pm PT Panel 1: Transformative Justice Grant-funded workshop provided by Mazzoni Center and WOAR. This workshop will give a foundational look at transformative justice with the goal of better understanding how to support people who have experienced violence through community-based approaches. The audience will learn about the core tenets of transformative...

9th Annual First 2000 Days Community Summit

Smart Start of New Hanover County and local Faith Leaders host the 9th Annual First 2000 Days Community Summit! This is an online event. Pre-registration is required-- Click HERE . Keynote speaker, Jessica Taylor-Pickford , an expert in the field of infant and early childhood mental health. Attendees will listen to panel discussions, participate in dialogue about issues surrounding infancy and early childhood mental health, and discuss its meaning in our community. We invite our community...

Local organizations in rural Eastern North Carolina pilot trauma-informed programs to support mental health & healing from trauma in educational, religious, and legal system settings

Hello! Rural Opportunity Institute (ROI) just wrapped up our first cohort of the Resilient Leaders Initiative , a 9-month program that supported 5 local organizations to pilot trauma-informed practices. This was the first social accelerator program model to that is: -focused on public agencies (not startups) -rooted in a rural community -supporting orgs on piloting trauma-informed practices Click here for the in-depth press release. Click here for a 2-page summary of outcomes. Thank you to...

My positive childhood experiences tree

This is the third of three stunning illustrations showing how PACEs (positive and adverse childhood experiences) affected the family of Cendie Stanford, graphic artist and founder of the nonprofit ACEs Matter. This one looks at her positive childhood experiences. The day before her 16th birthday, Cendie Stanford’s older brother was shot and killed by a young man who, just two years earlier, had been her boyfriend. “I was heartbroken that two people I loved were out of my life forever,” says...

Register now! Building the Movement in the Child Welfare and Justice Systems February 4, 2022

February 4th, 2022 - 1pm-5pm ET/10am-2pm PT - Building the Movement in the Child Welfare and Justice Systems Making these sectors trauma-informed, prevention-focused, and healing-centered You’re invited to participate in the third of eight remarkable workshops featured in the series, “Building a National Movement to Prevent Trauma and Foster Resilience”. This half-day workshop will occur virtually and focus on promising practices in the child welfare and justice systems, as well as teach...

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