Peace4Manasota (Manatee, Desoto, Sarasota Counties) FL

Peace4Manasota is cultivating responsive and collaborative communities throughout Manatee, Desoto, and Sarasota Counties that foster healing and well-being.

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Brain Matters

Dear Friends & Colleagues: You’ll be pleased to learn about new documentary, Brain Matters, that highlights keys to successful infant development. It strings together interviews, family stories and research to bring early brain science into the mainstream, and reinforce the early child development movement including video footage from around the world including our own, Sarasota, FL and interview with Kathryn Shea, CEO of The Florida Center for Early Childhood. The documentary is...

Childhood trauma congressional hearing - July 11

Dear Friends & Colleagues: Exciting national progress on trauma policy. July 11 was the first congressional hearing on childhood trauma with amazing bi-partisan support. See summary of the 4 hour hearing: Chairman Elijah Cummings set the tone early in the hearing by recalling his childhood experience...

Toxic stress from El Paso, Dayton, Gilroy shootings addressed in Thursday Community Resilience Model Webinar

An ACEs Connection webinar will offer helpful self-regulation tools to those rocked by recent shootings in Gilroy, CA, El Paso, TX , and Dayton, OH. The Building Resilient Communities webinar is offered by ACEs Connection this Thursday, August 9, at 10:00 AM PDT / 1 :00 PM E D and will last approximately 1 hour. Elaine Miller-Karas will teach her Community Resilienc y Mode l. Find registration details below. This webinar is free and open to the public. It serves professionals and community...

Hope for Healing Florida

Hope for Healing Florida is an initiative about helping good people in crisis by leveraging the resources of our state agencies, private partners and our administration. Helping our youth and families avert drug addiction and address mental health issues will help them reach their full potential and lead healthier lives. And this is just step one.” -First Lady Casey DeSantis

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