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Household Experiences in America During the Delta Variant Outbreak (rwjf,org)

This summary national report, Household Experiences in America During the Delta Variant Outbreak , is based on a five-part polling series conducted in August-September 2021 for NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. It details the experiences of households across the nation during the delta variant outbreak in different areas of their lives, including serious problems with finances, healthcare, racial/ethnic discrimination, education,...

Why It’s Time We All Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day (firstnations.org)

Next week on October 11th, 14 states and over 130 cities will celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day. With the increasing urgency to speak truth to history and celebrate the Indigenous Peoples who have endured through centuries, the movement to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day is growing. And for good reason. The continued erasure of Native peoples from national narrative is devastating. If we do not create a space for Indigenous Peoples to share their stories of resilience, we...

VA TICNs Community Conversations with First Lady and Children's Cabinet Begin Today in Northern Virginia

The trauma-informed community networks of Virginia ( VA TICNs ) are hosting Community Conversations with First Lady Pamela Northam and members of the Children’s Cabinet as part of the First Lady’s Road to Resilience Tour throughout the Commonwealth in October. Network representatives will have the opportunity to share examples of resilience in their communities, as well as needs relating to children, families, and the workforce amidst the ongoing trauma of the pandemic. The conversations...

The Indian Child Welfare Act: A Primer for Child Welfare Professionals (childwelfare.gov)

The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) of 1978 is one of the key components to protecting the rights and culture of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) children and families. Unfortunately, not all child welfare caseworkers are aware of how to apply ICWA or the troubling history that prompted the law to be enacted. This factsheet provides caseworkers with an overview of current and historical issues affecting child welfare practice with AI/AN families, practice implications, and cultural...

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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 marylandbrfss.org 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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