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San Mateo County ACEs Connection is a community for all who are invested in creating a trauma-informed and resilient San Mateo County. This is a space to share resources, information, successes, and challenges related to addressing trauma and building resiliency, particularly in young children and their families.

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ACEs Aware Webinar: Cultural and Racial Differences in Understanding and Responding to Adversity []

CYW WEBINAR Cultural and Racial Differences in Understanding and Responding to Adversity, Trauma, Resilience and Healing Wednesday, February 24th 12:00-1:00pm PT/3:00-4:00 ET The Center for Youth Wellness is excited to announce our third ACEs Aware webinar on February 24 at Noon PT/3pm ET. Gatanya Arnic, CYW's Chief Executive Officer, will discuss how cultural and racial differences can impact ACEs screening and response. Gatanya will lead a discussion of how the biases inherent in the...

Confronting Racism, Overcoming COVID-19, & Advancing Health Equity []

February 2021 · By Adriana Ramos-Yamamoto and Monica Davalos The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the depths and reach of racism on the health of children, families, and individuals, with communities of color in California experiencing higher rates of illness, death, and overall hardship due to the virus. This devastation must be the catalyst for California policymakers to acknowledge that racism has caused lasting and negative impacts on communities of color. While some local policymakers...

Road Map for Ending Domestic Violence in California: A Life Course Approach to Prevention

Futures Without Violence (FUTURES) is excited to share A Road Map for Ending Domestic Violence in California: A Life Course Approach to Prevention with the ACEs Connection community. The Road Map , a policy paper supported by Blue Shield of California Foundation, draws upon our work at FUTURES as well as research and study on best practices for preventing violence. It presents four evidenced-based prevention and intervention strategies to prevent and end domestic violence in California:...

Register Now! February Webinar: "How ACEs Aware Training Can Support Providers and Patients During COVID-19" []

1.0 Continuing Medical Education (CME) / Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Credit Available* Wednesday, February 24, 2021 Noon - 1 p.m. Register Here Please join us for our next ACEs Aware webinar to discuss the secondary health effects associated with stress caused by COVID-19. Presenters will share how ACEs Aware training and resources to treat toxic stress can equip providers with the knowledge and tools they need to effectively incorporate ACE screening into patient care, and to better...

Funding Opportunity: California Preterm Birth Initiative

The California Preterm Birth Initiative is pleased to share our spring 2021 request for applications for innovative research proposals on preterm birth! About the Opportunity Twice a year, in the spring and fall, we request research proposals via the UCSF Resource Allocation Program (RAP). The spring RAP applications are due by March 1st. What We're Looking For We are looking for proposals focused on: Reducing preterm birth rates Addressing racial disparities in preterm birth and/or...

Request for Application (RFA): COVID-19 Health Equity Pilot Projects []

Request for Application (RFA) Background and Information: The California Department of Public Health Office of Health Equity will administer $5M from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) Grant (totaling $499M) to approximately 16-30 community-based organizations led by and serving communities facing inequities1 in COVID-19 infection and impacts. This $5M is intended to advance the State's work to close racial, ethnic, and other disparities...

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