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Free Building Healthy Life Skills Expecting Mothers Class

This is an exciting educational 2-day course for expecting mothers and their partners & support persons. Session 1: Wednesday, January 18, 2023 12PM-2PM Session 2: Thursday, January 19, 2023 12-PM-2PM This is an introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE's), toxic stress, and how to create resilience in children. Improve personal and family relationships Understand how trauma affects the growing brain Understand how toxic stress impacts health Learn keys to self-control Raising...

Valley Children’s Awarded $500,000 Grant to Combat Adverse Childhood Experiences

(Merced, California) Valley Children’s, along with a collaborative of Merced community-based organizations, has been selected as a $500,000 recipient by the California Department of Health Care Services to combat adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and toxic stress screening. ACEs are stressful or traumatic events children experience before the age of 18, including abuse and neglect. The screenings will focus on patients at Valley Children’s Olivewood Pediatrics in Merced. “Children who are...

Investing in “Good Troublemakers” []

One year ago, The California Endowment decided to take our vision for a better California to the next level. As we experienced the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ongoing racial injustices facing communities of color, and the resurgence of civic activism, TCE believed it was our duty to double down on our investments in the work of California’s good troublemakers. These are the community organizers, grassroots leaders and groups who have been doing the deep work of...

Top Reasons for Joining the Summit

Virtual Conference | April 5-6, 2022 Our world gets more complex every day. So it's more important than ever to address the traumas that affect our communities. That’s why we’re coming together at the Hanna Institute Summit: to heal our communities. But why should you join us? Here are the top three reasons people attend the Summit: 1) Learn from Experts From best-selling authors Ibram X. Kendi and Resmaa Menakem to Nancy Dome and Dr. Gary Slutkin, national and Bay Area experts will bring...

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