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The Power of Community Partnerships in Promoting Resilience

The Cameron Art Museum has been an incredible partner in helping to promote the work of the local Resiliency Task Force. Hosting a monthly screening of the film Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope provides a consistent place for local community members to come to get informed about the science of adversity and hope and learn more about how to get involved. Screening Resilience Community Screening and Boundless Tour Friday, July 1, 2022 12-1 PM Film Screening 1-1:30 PM...

June Monthly Meeting- Equity and Inclusion

New Hanover County had over 50 people attend the June monthly meeting that focused on equity and inclusion with guest from Access Wilmington, Speak Ya Peace, and INClude. Access Wilmington https://www.accessilm.org/miracle-league-of-wilmington Access Play, Access Fit, Accessible Adventures john@accessilm.org Maleenee Cooper: Founder of Speak Ya Peace - is passionate about creating safe spaces and opportunities for folks to share their story and speak their truth through spoken word. Speak Ya...

Free to COOPs and your members: RYSE Center Presents: Radical Inquiry session on supporting BIPOC Youth Liberation!

COST: $150 - General Registration F REE - Cooperative of Communities Network Members using code P CCOOP22 Register here and use code PCCOOP22 J oin the RYSE Center and PACEs Connection on July 12. 2022 from 10 am-1 pm PT / 12 pm-3 pm CT / 1 pm-4 pm ET to examine how conventional social science research often produces and replicates unjust and harmful narratives about Black, Indigenous, Youth of Color (BIPOC) capacities, priorities, dreams, and needs. At the same time, research upholds and...

Justice System Panel Discussion

RESILIENCE FILM SCREENING ON-DEMAND June 17-30 and PANEL DISCUSSION JUNE 29 Please be sure to share the upcoming free opportunity to watch the movie “ Resilience ” with your court partners and networks. Registrants will receive instructions for streaming the movie on-demand during the week of June 17-30 and attend a panel discussion at 12:45 pm on June 29 hosted by the NC Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice. Task Force members Chief Jennings and DA David will both be featured in...

A Nurse-Led, Well-Being Promotion Using the Community Resiliency Model, Atlanta, 2020–2021 [ajph.aphapublications.org]

By Ingrid M. Duva, Jordan R. Murphy, and Linda Grabbe, Photo: Unsplash, American Journal of Public Health, June 9, 2022 Abstract The wrath of COVID-19 includes a co-occurring global mental health pandemic, raising the urgency for our health care sector to implement strategies supporting public mental health. In Georgia, a successful nurse-led response to this crisis capitalized on statewide organizations’ existing efforts to bolster well-being and reduce trauma. Partnerships were formed and...

New Hanover County Proclamation Approved as Part of Statewide Resilience Week!

This week, counties across North Carolina are celebrating Healthy and Resilient Communities week. There are some 15 counties in the process of having their respective county commissioners sign a proclamation such as the one signed by New Hanover County commission chair Julia Olson-Bozeman. (See attached photo.) Among the statewide activities being offered today, as part of the weeklong celebration, all are invited to participate in the following: 10:00-11:00am: Navigating the General...

June 15th CTIPP CAN Call - Toward an Integrated Science of PACEs

Are you interested in learning about new research that integrates the latest brain and social science? Then please join CTIPP’s next Community Action Network (CAN) call on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. PT: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/ 742183645 Meeting ID: 742 183 645 +19292056099,,742183645# US (New York) Q&A session after presentations REGISTER / ADD TO CALENDAR The conversation will explore the integrated science of positive and adverse...

New Hanover County Board of Commissioners to proclaim this “Resilient & Thriving Communities Week!”

FOR STATEWIDE EVENT INFO CLICK HERE The New Hanover County Resiliency Task Force is excited to share that, later today, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will proclaim this “Resilient & Thriving Communities Week!” Click HERE to learn more about all the resilience-focused events you can attend. We hope you will join one or more! Let us know if you have an event you would like us to share! Please don’t forget to follow us on Facebook ! EVENT INFO HERE

Join us to talk with the nation’s first known 'minister of gun violence prevention,' this Thursday for our podcast 'History. Culture.Trauma.'

Ingrid Cockhren, PACEs Connection CEO, welcomes Rev. Deanna Hollas , the nation’s first known “minister of gun violence prevention,” for this week’s episode of "History. Culture. Trauma." on Thursday, June 2, at 1 p.m. PT; 4 p.m. ET. They will discuss the more than 60 mass shootings in the United States during the month of May 2022 — including the shooting of 10 Black adults and one White adult in Buffalo, New York, and last week’s killing of 19 students and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas.

Register now! Dr. Bruce Perry to discuss historical trauma and help launch new "Connecting Communities One Book at a Time" book study with his best-seller, "What Happened to You?"

Please join us on June 28 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. ET for a virtual conversation with best-selling author Bruce Perry. Ingrid Cockhren , CEO of PACEs Connection; Mathew Portell , PACEs Connections’ director of communities, and Perry, a psychiatrist and neuroscientist, will engage in a conversation concerning historical trauma and Perry’s best-selling book " What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience and Healing, " which he co-authored with Oprah Winfrey. Please share this blog...

May is Foster Care Awareness Month

Key Facts and Statistics from Childwelfare.gov Include these key points in your messaging to demonstrate the important role relative and kinship caregivers play in supporting family connections that are essential to a child’s health and well-being. There are over 407,000 children and youth in foster care , and 34 percent were placed with relatives or kin. The term kin encompasses both relatives (those related by blood or marriage) and fictive kin (those who are unrelated but have such a...

Resiliency Initiatives Come Together to Create Awareness about ACEs and Resources

Brunswick, New Hanover, and Pender County resiliency initiative leaders Cape Fear Collection and came together to show a screening of the film Resilience and collectively share about efforts being done to prevent and heal ACEs at an individual and systems level as well as data to demonstrated the need for these efforts and task forces. J'vanete Skiba shared about the Realms of ACEs and their impacts as it relates to the film as well as the impacts on individuals in our community. Nicholas...

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