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REGISTER NOW for our Aug. 3 webinar: Community advocacy tools for spending COVID relief dollars []

California’s cities and counties are starting to outline plans and allocate the $16 billion in relief funding they are getting through the American Rescue Plan Act. Community members and community-based organizations should have a seat at the table and advocate for funding to support their greatest needs. In our next webinar , Tuesday, August 3rd at 2 PM, we will share: Ways the California COVID Justice Coalition recommends spending the money to improve community health and racial equity...

From 6 states in 2009 to 50 + DC in 2020, all US states now collect ACEs data

Over the last dozen years (2009-2020), every state and the District of Columbia have included the ACEs module in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Survey at least once—many multiple times—achieving a significant milestone in the PACEs (ACEs/trauma/resilience) movement. In 2009, the first year that the ACEs module was available for inclusion in the BRFSS, only Arkansas, California, Louisiana, New Mexico, Tennessee, and Washington participated. Since 2009, the US...

July 2021 CTIPP CAN Call Follow Up - Using Trauma-Informed and Faith-Based Approaches to Overcome Poverty

Thank you to all who joined our incredible CTIPP CAN call on Wednesday. We are grateful for all who participated, but want to especially thank Jen Curt for the overview of the STRONG Support for Children Act, and Rebecca Lewis-Pankratz and Sanghoon Yoo for their wonderful presentations about their work. You can find the recording from the July CTIPP CAN call here . There were so many valuable resources shared. Attached to this email are both powerpoints from Rebecca and Sanghoon, and they...

Advocates rally around bipartisan RISE from Trauma Act that includes $600 million annually for community coalitions

As Congress heads toward the August recess, President Biden’s major domestic priorities are included in the framework announced on July 14 along with Democratic congressional leaders. Biden and party leaders agreed on a top-level number of $3.5 trillion for major programs including an extension of the child tax credit, universal pre-K, two years of free community college, child care support, climate provisions, expansion of the Affordable Care Act, and more. The path to enactment is far from...

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Maryland State BRFSS Data

Brenda Yuen
Today I attended the first Webinar part talking about building ACEs and Trauma-Informed Care Communities. There was discussion regarding individual states who have included ACE data in their BRFSS, of which Maryland (my state) conducted such a data collection in 2015. I asked the group where I could find the data from my state and I was referred to both and the Acesconnection community "State ACEs Action". I've searched both sites for ACEs data and found nothing. Could...Read More...
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