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KIDS COUNT finds American children are in a mental health crisis (

To read the Philanthropy News Digest article and download the 50-page report, please click here. More than seven million children in the United States are struggling with anxiety, depression, and related mental health challenges in what amounts to a mental health crisis across race, ethnicity, economics, and sexual identity, a report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation finds. The KIDS COUNT Data Book: 2022 (50 pages, PDF)—the foundation’s annual assessment of the well-being of children...

Home Appraised With a Black Owner: $472,000. With a White Owner: $750,000. (

Photo: Shan Wallace for the New York Times Author: Debra Kamin's article, please click HERE. Last summer, Nathan Connolly and his wife, Shani Mott, welcomed an appraiser into their house in Baltimore, hoping to take advantage of historically low interest rates and refinance their mortgage. But 20/20 Valuations, a Maryland appraisal company, put the home’s value at $472,000, and in turn, loanDepot, a mortgage lender, denied the couple a refinance loan. Dr. Connolly said he knew why: He, his...

Author of ‘Critical Race Theory’ Ban Says Texas Schools Can Still Teach About Racism (

Photo: Rachel Zein for the Texas Tribune Author: Brian Lopez, August 11, 2022 Author of 'Critical Race Theory' Ban Says Texas School Can Still Teach About Racism For the past year, Texas educators have struggled with a new law targeting how history and race are taught in the state’s public schools. Now, eight months after the enactment of a law designed to de-emphasize the role of slavery and racism in American history in Texas social studies classes, state Sen. Bryan Hughes , R-Mineola, the...

48-Hour Historical Trauma Specialist Certification Program

Iya Affo & Heal Historical Trauma Presents New!! 48-HOUR HISTORICAL TRAUMA SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION in collaboration with THE INTERNATIONAL HISTORICAL TRAUMA ASSOCIATION We are the only entity offering a comprehensive, 48-hour Historical Trauma Specialist Certification Program. The Program is broken into 6 levels and is built on a foundation of BIPOC cultures and neurobiology. It is taught from a multicultural perspective, injecting traditions and ideology from various cultures from...

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New Mexico Connection

Hello Friends’s! I live in Santa Fe, New Mexico. I was surprised to find there is no PACE initiative or group in the state? I am curious if there are any other New Mexican members who might like to connect? AmyRead More...

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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