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January 2022

National Movement to Prevent Trauma and Foster Resilience

This information was shared from New Hanover Resiliency Task Force leader, Tina Pearson. The focus of this week’s workshop in the Building A National Movement to Prevent Trauma and Foster Resilience Series is Justice Systems and Child Welfare. Our very own, Ben David is on the Justice Systems panel. There is still time to register if you would like to attend: To Register: . They do make the recordings available after the sessions.

January Monthly Meeting Updates

Coming up on Friday, February 4 at noon there will be a free screening of the film Resilience and a panel discussion focused on Black Resilience. New Opportunities for Learning and Training Foundations of Resilience Your journey to becoming trauma-informed and resiliency-focused begins with this two-part virtual training offered by the Resiliency Task Force. Participants will be introduced to the concepts of ACEs, toxic stress, trauma, and how they impact individuals and communities.

Free Resilience Film Screening and Panel Discussion Focused on Black Resilience

Join us for February's screening of RESILIENCE at Cameron Art Museum which will center Black resilience and highlight the work of Stephen Hayes. February 4 at Noon there will be a screening of the film Resilience and a panel discussion focused on Black Resilience as well an an opportunity to view the incredible work of Stephen Hayes. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and admission is FREE!!!! For more information, contact

Foster Family Summit FREE Virtual Event

Each year the Foster Family Alliance of North Carolina (FFA NC) hosts a conference for foster parents which focuses on current needs. This year, FFA NC has recognized that information for and about teens who have been placed in the foster care system is in high demand. FFA NC, in partnership with the NC Department of Health and Human Services and community stakeholders, has titled this year's Summit "Teaming with Teens." Our "Teaming with Teens" conference will explore a variety of topics...

Building a National Movement to Prevent Trauma and Foster Resilience Workshop Series Session 2 - January 21st, 2022 from 1-5pm ET/10am-2pm PT - Education and Health Care

Lee Johnson III PhD and Sandra Bloom MD to lead discussion on emerging trauma-informed policies and practices in the education and health care fields. What are ways that these fields are taking PACEs, Prevention, and Trauma science into consideration, and what can advocates do to help further advance these and other promising practices? It's free to join, so sign up at this link today! You’re invited to participate in Building the Movement in Education and Health Care , the second of eight...

National Day of Racial Healing - Tuesday, January 18 at 3:00 EST/Noon PST

Join live on YouTube at 3:00 EST/Noon PST on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 for the 6th Annual National Day of Racial Healing THE WORK STARTS HERE Creating a brighter future for everyone starts with racial healing. We have an opportunity to transform the systems that disrupt so many lives. It’s about bringing communities together to create new ones built on foundations of: Relationship-building, truth-telling and racial equity; Healing and solidarity; Transformative action. That work begins with...

January 19th CTIPP CAN Call - Trauma-Informed Initiatives in Baltimore and Maryland

Join us next Wednesday for two excellent CTIPP CAN presentations to begin our 2022 lineup. Baltimore Councilman Zeke Cohen will discuss the work, started by the late Congressman Elijah Cummings, that is making the city of Baltimore trauma-informed. Claudia Remington will describe new trauma informed initiatives by the State of Maryland, including legislation that created a Commission to develop a comprehensive strategy to make the State trauma informed. We will also report on the first...

FREE Nutrition and Cooking Classes starting January 31!

The Carolina Hunger Initiative is hosting free nutrition and cooking classes for children and adults starting January 31, 2022. Information below taken directly from the Carolina Hunger Initiative website. Cooking Matters at Home: Mondays at 7pm Join us online for FREE online nutrition and cooking education lessons! The Cooking Matters at Home program shares information about buying healthy, affordable foods that families can prepare and eat together at home. Spring lessons will be held...

Register now for "Building the Movement with Coalitions", presented by the Campaign for Trauma-informed Policy and Practice, PACEs Connection, and the National Prevention Science Coalition to Improve Lives

Please register now at this link to reserve your spot. You’re invited to participate in Building the Movement with Coalitions, the first of eight remarkable workshops featured in the series, “ Building a National Movement to Prevent Trauma and Foster Resilience ”. The first half-day workshop will occur virtually on January 7th from 1-5pm ET/10am-2pm PT. It focuses on the history and future of the movement and building community-owned, trauma-informed, prevention-focused, and healing-centered...

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