Introducing the 5 Newest ACEs Connection Communities (February, 2019)


Please welcome and explore the five newest communities to join our network in Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, New Jersey, and North Carolina. 


  5 New Communities Join ACEs Connection!

Please find more details about each one of them below. Follow links for a list of all of our ACEs Connection communities or the process of starting and growing communities

bounceBOUNCE - Jefferson County (KY) Bounce is a coalition of community partners working together to build the resiliency of children and families by improving knowledge about the impact of ACEs and the skills to help people bounce back from adversity. We do this by: educating and training; strengthening referral networks; measuring impact; and advocating for policies that support trauma-informed communities. 

EdgeEdgecombe County (NC) ACEs Connection  A cross-sector collaboration improving rates of many interrelated and intergenerational health and social problems by investing in people most at risk and reducing and preventing the root cause of these problems: ACEs. We are based in East Tarboro, North Carolina. We seek to design solutions around the needs of rural, majority black communities, particularly in the rural south.

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First 5 Alabama ACEs Connection First 5 Alabama ACEs Connection is an online platform with a collaborative mission to enhance healthy attachment relationships between children birth through age 5 and the adults who care for them and promote wellness across the lifespan through promotion, prevention, and intervention supports to promote healing through trauma informed practices.

healthyHealthy Charlotte County (FL) ACEs Connection  Our vision for a healthy Charlotte County is a safe, equitable and vibrant community in which people feel empowered to seek and obtain opportunities and services to achieve and maintain a high quality of life.

NewarkNewark (NJ) Trauma-Informed Community Network The Newark Trauma Informed Community Network was established to bring together key partners and stakeholders who are providing trauma-related programs and services in Newark and begin exploring a vision and plan of action for deepening our work.

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For questions about starting or growing an initiative, using our site and tools, please reach out to one of our regional contacts.

For more information on mapping the movement, please go here where you'll find more about all of our ACEs Connection geographic communities, U.S. states that have done ACE surveys, ACEs and trauma-informed legislation, and more. 


Be sure to click on each tab within the shinyapp itself and explore each page. Please note: the map is interactive, please click on the dots to get hyperlinks and more information. 



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