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American Psychologist Special Issue: Adverse Childhood Experiences: Translating Research to Action []

The American Psychological Association has published a special issue focusing on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). In this special issue you will find a variety of articles addressing ACEs and the impact they have on us from biology to policy. From the American Psychological Association, " The goal of this special issue is to publish articles that encompass the range of work being conducted in research, practice, programs, and policy in psychology and allied disciplines. This emphasis is...

Moving beyond “Paper Tigers” to a science of hope: Q & A with CRI's Rick Griffin

Rick Griffin knows a lot about hope – how to understand it, instill it, develop it. Griffin is the director of training and curriculum development for the non-profit Community Resilience Initiative (CRI) in Walla Walla, Washington. Walla Walla’s Lincoln High was the subject of a 2015 film, “Paper Tigers,” by the late Jamie Redford, about how the school principal, Jim Sporleder, adopted an ACEs-informed approach that positively transformed the school as well as the surrounding community.

Arts Mentoring Project Grant Aimed To Preserve Folk & Traditional Arts In Wyoming (Wyoming Public Media)

By Naina Rao, April 1, 2021, Wyoming Public Media. The Wyoming Arts Council is accepting applications for Folk & Traditional Arts Mentoring project grants, for the fiscal year 2022. The goal of the Folk & Traditional Arts Program is to identify, preserve, and honor folk and traditional arts throughout the state. Joshua Chrysler, who is a Folklorist and Health & Wellness Specialist at the Wyoming Arts Council, said a classic Wyoming is the large ranching community present in the...

URA receives grant from Wyoming Community Foundation (Rocket Miner)

Staff Report, March 30, 2021, Rocket Miner. ROCK SPRINGS — The Wyoming Community Foundation awarded the Rock Springs Main Street/Urban Renewal Agency a grant recently. The grant will support the next winter project. “We are so thankful that the Wyoming Community Foundation supports our initiatives, especially during COVID,” Manager Chad Banks said in a press release. “This grant will allow us to enhance our community.” [ Please click here to read more ]

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