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2023 Minnesota Prevention Program Sharing Conference

The 2023 Minnesota Prevention Program Sharing Conference took place on October 17th and 18th in Brainerd at Cragun's Resort. "For 49 years, the Minnesota Prevention Program Sharing Conference has supported people engaged in substance misuse prevention. Countless communities, agencies, and individuals come together to do this work, including you. Your contributions to the prevention field and dedication to public health make a difference in our state. This work is not easy. It can be...

Call to Action & Toolkit: Urge Congress to Support Trauma-Informed Legislation

It’s time to take action and make our voices heard to build healthy, resilient communities! The Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) is organizing trauma-informed advocates, activists, and stakeholders to urge their U.S. Senators and Representatives to support two bipartisan, bicameral bills that would significantly help prevent, address, and mitigate the negative impacts of trauma through community-based/led initiatives.

The Nonprofit Decolonizing Itself (

To read more of Eric Kawa's article, please click here. Sierra Leone has faced educational, social, and economic challenges in the decades following the country’s independence from Britain in 1961, including a decade-long civil war that ended in 2002 and the largest Ebola outbreak in history, from 2014 to 2015. The poverty rate is 64 percent , life expectancy is only 60 years , and across rural Sierra Leone the literacy rate is 48 percent . Only 16 percent of the population has access to...

Growing Resilient Communities Gathering of Collaboratives and Tribal Nations – one week away!

The 6 th annual Growing Resilient Communities Gathering of Collaboratives and Tribal Nations will be held in 1 week, on Tuesday, June 27 th from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. This free, virtual event will focus on highlighting community-based approaches that support the development of self-healing communities – communities that intentionally develop more inclusive and equitable practices, cultural norms, and concrete supports so all children, families, and adults can thrive. This year, the theme is...

Ask the Community

I would like to share an excellent website for churches wanting to become trauma responsive. This church is located in Central Minnesota and have been working on this for three years. They would say they are not the experts by any means as they step out in faith I would like to share some or their learning.

I am working with faith leaders and other community members in Sherburne County in Minnesota please visit our newly developed website,

Roxy Foster


I'm part of a group looking to organize an event for the Twin Ports for summer 2019, and I'd love to connect with some folks in Duluth, MN to partner.  My previous contact has retired.  Does anyone have any contact information for someone in the region that might be willing to chat a bit? 


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