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Reminder: the ITRC Webinar on "Community is Medicine" is Just Two Weeks Away

This webinar will describe the urgent need, methods, and many benefits of using a public health approach in communities to build population mental wellness and resilience for the climate emergency. To Register for the Webinar Go To:… Rising global temperatures are increasingly stressing everyone due to cascading disruptions to the ecological, economic, and social systems people rely on for food, water, shelter, jobs,...

Creating Positive Childhood Environmental Experiences in the Classroom

Back to School with PACEs Connection: Creating Positive Childhood Environmental Experiences in the Classroom Every aspect of someone’s environment will impact how they live, learn, play, and grow. Those under the age of 18 in traditional learning models will spend the majority of their time in a school setting, where the environment itself lays the foundation for their development. Creating positive childhood experiences in schools and the classroom has a profound impact on students'...

A Northern California tribe works to protect traditions in a warming world (

Fallen tree trunks and branches cover a road during the Oak Fire near Midpines, northeast of Mariposa, Calif., on July 23, 2022. David McNew/AFP via Getty Images To read more of Chloe Veltman's article, please click here. The Oak Fire, which burned roughly 20,000 acres west of Yosemite National Park last summer, was devastating to the area's Indigenous tribes — including the Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation . The tribe is headquartered in Mariposa, California, a small town in the Sierra Nevada...

Call to Action & Toolkit: Urge Congress to Support Trauma-Informed Legislation

It’s time to take action and make our voices heard to build healthy, resilient communities! The Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) is organizing trauma-informed advocates, activists, and stakeholders to urge their U.S. Senators and Representatives to support two bipartisan, bicameral bills that would significantly help prevent, address, and mitigate the negative impacts of trauma through community-based/led initiatives.

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