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Creative Wildfire: Art for the Frontlines (

Image Credit: Aisha Shillingford To read more of Iris Crawford's article, please click here. How can we use art to respond, adapt, and heal from the climate crisis? How can art be used to help us move away from an extractive economy and toward the just transition ? That’s what Creative Wildfire —an organizing project supporting artists, cultural workers, and organizations—seeks to do. Created by Movement Generation , the New Economy Coalition, and the Climate Justice Alliance , Creative...

Last post as Community Manager

Writing this with a heavy heart to inform you that I will no longer serve as the Community Manager for Sonoma County PACEs Connection effective immediately. I enjoyed reflecting on the success I had during my time as Community Manager. Having collaborated with and brought together over 100 organizations Provided over a dozen educational workshops and spoke as a keynote speaker on PACEs Built up a strong network of stakeholders and community engagement with representation from authentic...

Ask the Community

July 28, 2021, 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM PDT Adverse Childhood Experiences, or ACEs, are shown to increase the risk of chronic health conditions including substance use disorder. These ACES, frequently experienced as “trauma” in early childhood, can have a profound impact on one’s health. Fortunately, there is growing recognition that a trauma-informed approach can help individuals, organizations and systems better serve those living with addiction. Join us for a conversation with a researcher and...Read More...

Grad student seeks your input?

Hello Sonoma County ACEs Connection members, My name is Brandin Gordon and I am a graduate student at the University of San Francisco working in dual-degrees in Public Health and Behavioral Health. My fieldwork project will focus on trauma informed care at an organizational level. Utilizing knowledge from my dual majors, my goal is to develop a deeper understanding of organizational needs to implement trauma informed care. In the next couple of weeks, I will be reaching out to organizations...Read More...
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