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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...

Introducing the Creating Resilient Communities Accelerator Program at PACEs Connection!

Introducing the Creating Resilient Communities Accelerator Program at PACEs Connection! DONIELLE PRINCE (PACES CONNECTION STAFF) 3/8/223:01 PM PACES CONNECTION IS EXCITED TO INTRODUCE OUR NEW CREATING RESILIENT COMMUNITIES (CRC) ACCELERATOR PROGRAM. (CLICK HERE TO REVIEW A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF EACH EVENT. SEE BELOW FOR APRIL EVENT TIMES). THE 16 HOUR CRC ACCELERATOR IS FOCUSED ON SUPPORTING AND DEVELOPING INDIVIDUAL ACTIVISTS AND ADVOCATES IN TRANSFORMING THEIR COMMUNITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS...

March Monthly Meeting

Reverend Clifford Barnett, one of our co-chairs served as our host. Turning the Wheel led our resiliency skills practice today. I hope that inspires you to take advantage of one of their Creative Play Pop-Ups in the future! We are excited to announce that we will be co-hosting a virtual screening of Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope with Resilient Brunswick and the Pender County Resiliency Task Force on April 28, 12:00-2:00 pm. Nick Pylipyw from Cape Fear Collective...

New Hanover Resiliency Task Force sends Hopeful Message to Ukrainians Learning Community Resiliency Model Skills

In support of Ukrainians aligned with EdCamp Ukraine, members of the New Hanover Resiliency Task Force met Sunday afternoon to create a banner and a video to be shared during daily Zoom Support Meetings offered to the Ukrainians; by the Trauma Resource Institute (TRI). An international volunteer team led by TRI’s executive team members, Elaine Miller-Karas and Michael Sapp have offered daily Zoom Support Meetings reinforcing the skills of the Community Resiliency Model. Since the beginning...

North Carolina initiatives featured on today's CTIPP CAN Call. Join us 2 p.m. - 3:30

We invite you to join this month's CTIPP CAN call, which we've mentioned during the Building the Movement workshops . We'll discuss how multi-sector coalitions can address trauma and promote resilience - we hope to see you there! CTIPP CAN: Wednesday, March 16, 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 Our featured guests include the Winer Family...

Resilient Guilford Network (NC) shares resources for talking with children about war in the Ukraine

In light of recent events, Resilient Guilford Network is sharing resources from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) in response to the war on Ukraine. Some are specific to military families, while others are more general resources. Please see the links below and let us know if you have questions and how we can help support your local efforts. Deep breaths as we start a new week together. We look forward to staying connected and are grateful for all you do. General Child...

Workshop REMINDER: Building the Movement with Populations with High Prevalence of Trauma - Friday @ 1pm EST/10am PST [npscoaliton.org]

We are excited to present the fifth workshop session this Friday and hope you can join us live! Of note, we are now offering participation certificates to those who can be with us live on Friday afternoons and to make that easier we have also decided to shorten this workshop session to 3 hours ! Please help us in #BuildingTheMovement by sharing this workshop series with colleagues and help us reach our next milestone of 3K registered. Day 5 - Building the Movement with Populations with High...

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