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A County-Tribal Partnership to Improve Family Experience with Courts

BY KIM SCHNEIDER 10/12/2020 A Minnesota tribal community and county have announced a partnership that aims to better serve Native parents and kids in family and criminal cases through more coordinated court processing. The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and Itasca County, located in northern Minnesota, will design and pilot family-centered solutions for people in criminal or dependency court cases. Click here to read more: ...

California reaches milestone with ACEs initiatives pulsing in all 58 counties. Next: All CA cities.

Karen Clemmer, the Northwest community facilitator with ACEs Connection, was already deeply interested in the CDC/Kaiser Permanente Adverse Childhood Experiences Study when she and a colleague from the Child Parent Institute were invited to lunch by ACEs Connection founder and publisher Jane Stevens in 2012. But that lunch meeting changed everything. Karen Clemmer “Jane helped us see a bigger world,” says Clemmer. “She came with a much wider lens. She didn’t look only at Sonoma County, she...

Recordings & Handouts: Growing Resilient Communities: Collaboratives Addressing ACEs Gathering

Growing Resilient Communities: Collaboratives Addressing ACEs Gathering In June 2020, Minnesota Communities Caring for Children (now FamilyWise! ) held the annual Growing Resilient Communities: Collaboratives Addressing ACEs Gathering. To view the recordings & handouts for the sessions listed below, please visit this link . Trauma across Generations: The Impact of Historical Trauma with Sam Simmons – available until July 24 th Loving What Is: Grief as a Path to Joy with Drake Powe –...

Today makes it official! Minnesota Communities Caring is merging with FamilyWise Services

Today makes it official! Minnesota Communities Caring is merging with FamilyWise Services and will begin integrating our services to strengthen families and to promote the safety, stability and well-being of children. We promise to share our journey. Please join us by following FamilyWise Services facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/FamilyWiseServices (Facebook page) https://familywiseservices.org/ (Webpage)

Ask the Community

I would like to share an excellent website for churches wanting to become trauma responsive. This church is located in Central Minnesota and have been working on this for three years. They would say they are not the experts by any means as they step out in faith I would like to share some or their learning.

https://lovefirstumc.org/trauma-responsive-church

I am working with faith leaders and other community members in Sherburne County in Minnesota please visit our newly developed website, www.stirmn.org

Roxy Foster

stirfaith1@gmail.com

763-807-8759

I'm part of a group looking to organize an event for the Twin Ports for summer 2019, and I'd love to connect with some folks in Duluth, MN to partner.  My previous contact has retired.  Does anyone have any contact information for someone in the region that might be willing to chat a bit? 

Thanks!

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