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Close to Home: Equity should not be left to chance []

By Pedro Toledo, Photo: US Atlas, The Press Democrat, January 9, 2022 Every 10 years, the California Citizens Redistricting Commission creates new district maps for the state Senate, Assembly, Board of Equalization and U.S. House of Representatives to ensure that each district has roughly the same number of people. Given the population shifts over the past 10 years, most districts had to significantly change to ensure equal representation and fair maps across the state. When I applied to...

Free trauma Training for Parents of Traumatized Children

From CPI: Please join us to hear about a very unique and healing way to care for traumatized children. SATURDAY FEBRUARY 26 & MARCH 5 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM 2 SESSIONS To register, visit This training fulfills 7 hours of continuing education credits requiredfor Resource Parents Parenting In OZ! uses the colorful imagery of the Wizard of Oz to help resource parents understand the every-present fears that are at the center of childhood trauma for children in foster...

ARPA Funding - Save the Date!

From the Sonoma County ARPA team: Dear Esteemed Change Makers, If an organization with whom you are affiliated in Sonoma County is interested in applying for American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to deliver services to support equitable recovery from this pandemic, this event is for you! Join us on January 20th from 10-12pm OR from 5:30-7:30pm (whichever time works best for you) to meet with other Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) to learn about how you might apply for funding. Through...

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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