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New Study Shows Communities Can Reduce the Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences [Mathematic Policy Research]

[ Ed. note: Following is a media release published yesterday by Mathematica Policy Research. This follows on the heals of the report, "Self-Healing Communities" that Laura Porter, Dr. Robert Anda and WHO wrote for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Both reports and executive summaries are attached to this blog post. Both reports are significant, because they show that community ACEs initiatives -- with "modest investments and limited staff" -- are solving some of our most intractable...
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Resource List - Growing Cross-Sector, Community-Based ACEs and Resilience Initiatives

Tory Henderson ·
Resources for individuals, organizations, and communities moving along trauma and hope-informed pathways in order to: Prevent and mitigate adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). Promote resilience and safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments. Promote equity and racial justice. Prevent substance abuse and promote mental health. … so that all children, youth, families and communities have equal opportunity for educational success, economic stability, health, and well-being.
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UK visitor to learn about resilience work in Walla Walla [Union-Bulletin.com]

Clare Reidy ·
By Annie Charnley Eveland | September 11, 2018 Back in February, Tod Sullivan contacted Teri Barila, Community Resilience Initiative director in Walla Walla, to visit the Valley and see how core principles of trauma-informed practices are being applied at the community level. Teri will host Tod, currently mental health ambassador from Lowestoft, Suffolk County, England, when he comes here to connect with Community Resilience Initiative partners. He will be in the Valley from Sept. 24-Oct. 5...
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Walla Walla City Council Proclamation Celebration Photo

Tara Mah ·
Good morning all! We had a successful kick-off to October is Resilience Month at the Walla Walla City Council! Here is a photo from the meeting. We were with Barbara Clark, and on Monday morning, we will have an update on the County Proclamation. Stay tuned for information on both meetings!
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Re: Beyond Paper Tigers Presenter Showcase! Teaching Employability in Prisons: Tony McGuire’s Harmony of Emotional Resilience and Building Instruction

Virginia Foote ·
Tony has the right heart and he shows it to all! I saw him at Beyond Paper Tigers last summer and I'm excited the Tony and Teri will be in Lewiston, ID at Lewis Clark State College on April 20th! Register for his presentation!
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Re: Walla Walla City Council Proclamation Celebration Photo

Proclamations are a great way to build awareness, especially among key leaders in a community! Excellent work Walla Walla City Council! If others would like to find examples they may use in their own communities click on: ACES Connection Proclamation Samples Another idea to build this momentum is to bring this proclamation to other small towns and cities and ask local city leaders to sign a similar document! Or even have it signed at a county level! Lots of good work!! Great witness the...
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