Alameda County ACEs Connection

A group bringing together professionals, community members, and advocates who share a passion to reduce trauma and build resiliency in Alameda County. Please use this group as a forum to share information, exchange ideas and host dialogue that lead to practical and community centered solutions.

Recent Blog Posts

Hundreds to thousands to tens of thousands: The ACEs/trauma-informed/resilience-building movement accelerates in the San Francisco Bay Area

Last Friday, on a sunny Spring day in Santa Clara, CA, about 100 people gathered to celebrate a milestone: Over the last 10 months, 65 trainers from Trauma Transformed, a regional trauma-informed center and clearinghouse in the San Francisco Bay Area, have educated 4,048 people in six counties about trauma-informed principles and practices.

Stakeholder Corner: Oakland Leverages OJJDP Funding To Extend Violence Prevention Efforts (ojjdp.gov)

Oakland Unite, the organization I work for, came to be through a collaboration of violence prevention programs funded by Measure Y resources. Our programming focuses on our highest risk community members and neighborhoods and emphasizes interrupting violence now and preventing it in the future. OJJDP supported Measure Y with a 3-year, $2.2 million Community-Based Violence Prevention (CBVP) progam grant. The CBVP program provides funding for localities to replicate proven strategies, such as...

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