Communities

Connecting community members and community initiatives throughout the state of Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia ACEs Connection explores issues related to adversity, trauma and resilience in the Philadelphia region. We are advocates, concerned citizens and professionals who share information and develop practical solutions, to support Philadelphia becoming a trauma-informed city. www.PhiladelphiaACEs.org
We are an online collaborative dedicated to raising awareness about ACEs, trauma-informed practice, and resilience-building in the greater Phoenix area. Given the unique history of this city and region, Phoenix Rising will explore personal and historical sources of trauma.
Pinole ACEs Connection is a space for community members striving to promote healing and create a more trauma-aware Pinole, to collaborate on strategies to prevent and reduce the number of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in this community.
Pittsburg ACEs Connection is a space for community members striving to promote healing and create a more trauma-aware Pittsburg, to collaborate on strategies to prevent and reduce the number of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in this community.
We aim to raise awareness about the prevalence of ACEs in our community; increase trauma sensitive practices and policies; foster inter-agency collaboration to better serve residents; and improve practices at the direct service level. Our goal is to reduce barriers to high quality clinical, educational, health, and support services for residents who have experienced trauma and mental health needs
As a community we strive to prevent trauma, while offering hope and healing to those among us who have experienced childhood adversity. Recognizing life as a continuous series of events e.g. “lifecourse”, we weave together epigenetics (preconception), neurodevelopment (childhood & adolescence), and ACEs science (adult and aging) as we seek pathways to health and wellbeing.
We are committed to a culture of safety, understanding, and responsiveness to ACEs for children, families, and our community.
“We have the capacity, within ourselves, to create better health," writes Donna Jackson Nakazawa. We can improve our health no matter what our ACE score. Learn resilience practices that reduce stress hormones in our bodies & brains. Understand how pain, shame & trauma make self-healing harder. Explore research & resources. Share stories, struggles & successes. Practice resilience.
We convene and facilitate collaborative efforts to reduce adversity and trauma while building resilience throughout Oklahoma. We are advocates, concerned citizens, policy-makers and professionals who share information and develop practical, trauma-informed solutions to improve the lives of our children and families.
Randolph Co. KidsReadyNC ACEs Connection
"We are raising awareness of ACEs and their effect on early brain development, the importance of fostering resilience, and striving to embed these principles in the Charlotte, NC area community."
Resources, posts, discussions, chats about national efforts to build a trauma-informed, resilience-building nation.
Resilient Amador is dedicated to working together to promote a trauma-informed community through education, prevention, support, and advocacy, thereby raising the standard of care for all. We transform systems, individuals, families, and businesses to integrate trauma-informed and resilience-building practices into everyone’s work, community and personal lives.
Resilient Berkeley is a cross sector, community driven collaborative committed to building Berkeley's capacity to prevent and heal trauma.
Working in partnership with Lake County Children’s Council, Lake County Child Welfare, Lake Family Resource Center, First 5 Lake, Lake County Probation, Redwood Community Services, Tribal members, Health Leadership Network and others to unify countywide efforts to raise awareness of ACEs,work collectively to reduce trauma,and build individual and community resilience.
Our Community vision is to create a compassionate and resilient county where children and families thrive. And our mission is to empower trauma sensitive "community" through regional awareness and support (including financial) to reduce the number of adverse childhood experiences (ACES) while increasing resilience.
Resilient Sacramento is dedicated to preventing and reducing the number of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in the greater Sacramento area. We are a diverse collective of community members striving to promote healing and create a more trauma-aware Sacramento.
Community Partners committed to building a Resilient Solano County
We're educating people in Yolo County, CA, about ACEs. Our intent is that everyone in Yolo County integrate trauma-informed and resilience-building practices into their work, family, community and individual lives.
Restorative Integral Support (RIS) is “whole life” recovery for people who face challenges of all kinds. RIS assesses an individual's needs and provides guidance for facilitating recovery. As a comprehensive, “whole person” approach to recovery from trauma, RIS includes powerful somatic therapies and other research-informed interventions.
Creating Connections for a Compassionate Culture. #RiseUp
The Riverside Resilience initiative started in 2016 when county and community leaders came together to understand how adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and trauma influence health and wellbeing. The goal of the initiative is to launch a cross-sector collaboration to reduce ACEs and improve health and education outcomes for children over the next 10 years.
Through the KidsReadyNC-Rockingham Initiative, we seek to engage the community in a conversation about ACEs to raise awareness of their impact in early childhood. We hope to provide the community the space to develop an understanding of ACEs and a framework to support building resilience starting at birth.
This is the online platform for our ACEs, trauma-informed, and resilience-building movement. It is a call to action- a place to work collaboratively across sectors and communities, to transform our county to one of hope, healing, and resilience for all. It is based on the socio-ecological model, collective impact strategies, and resident-driven approaches to prevention, intervention, and advocacy.
A platform for students, academic professionals and university community partners to collaborate across departments to raise awareness of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), integrate trauma informed practices and policies throughout campus, and build a resilient San Diego State University.
This group seeks to: 1) Understand what we do, what we do well, and call upon each other to collaborate. 2) Create a healing space for folks to work together across sectors. 3) Create a structured way to lift up each other’s work, align resources, and prevent fragmentation. 4) Use technology to communicate differently and stop traumatizing already traumatized systems.
We are creating child and family well being through building resilience, increasing ACEs awareness, and strengthening San Luis Obispo County community connections.
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.
We work collectively to educate our community about ACEs, resilience, and trauma-informed care. We exchange ideas, share opportunities and foster connections to transform lives through practical and community-centered solutions.
Santa Clara County ACEs (SCCA) Initiative partners educate the community on the impact of ACEs. Our goal is to integrate trauma-informed and resilience-building practices into work, family, community and individual lives to transform our county to one of hope, healing and resilience for everyone.
Santa Cruz ACEs Connection is a space for community members striving to promote healing and create a more trauma-aware Santa Cruz, to collaborate on strategies to prevent and reduce the number of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in this community.
The San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team works to promote trauma-informed services in the San Diego region through collaboration, advocacy, and education. This community is meant to foster connection among the SD-TIGT membership and advance trauma-informed practices.
A connected community for strong, safe families. Our goal is to strengthen families and reduce Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) by increasing protective factors, coordinating service systems and engaging the community.
Bringing together professionals, community members, and advocates who share a passion to reduce trauma and build resiliency in Siskiyou County. Share information, exchange ideas and host dialogue that lead to practical and community centered solutions.
We bring the community together to prevent, heal, and treat ACEs while promoting resiliency.
We educate our community about ACEs, resilience and trauma-informed approaches, and invite others to join us to increase our success in improving our communities.
South Coast Together is a community collaborative focused on fostering resilience in Coos and Curry counties, we engage community members as agents of change in preventing the accumulation of Adverse Childhood Experiences and to build resilience in children, adolescents, and families; guided by a community capacity building approach, the Self-Healing Community model.
Our goal is to begin a dialogue around the topic of trauma and resiliency and create a shared language and understanding of effective responses to trauma. Together we can create a united, yet community-customized approach to the integration of trauma informed care in communities all across South Dakota.
South East San Diego is a diverse community that has experienced a history of trauma. Members are working towards creating a thriving and Self-Healing Community.
This group is dedicated to actualizing a Southern Kenai Peninsula, Alaskan community that cultivates healthy relationships and resilient families free of violence and substance abuse.
SSTICN brings together a multi-agency and multi-disciplinary group of organizations and individuals working together to collaborate to create a more trauma-informed and resilient Southside region. The mission of the SSTICN is to promote and to enhance individual and community resilience.
The State ACEs Action is the go-to location for ACEs activities in U.S. states.
Focusing on building community and individual resiliency by raising awareness of ACES and its public health implications, and developing strategies to increase resilience by engaging all of the county's community partners.
Using knowledge and education regarding ACES, trauma and resiliency informed practices to build upon our communities' members' current resilience base in order to ensure a resilient future for the county's establishments, economy, and people.
Working together in Tacoma and Pierce County to improve the well-being of residents by focusing on empowerment and equity, the prevention of ACEs, and the building of resilience. We hope to inform and connect individuals and communities working to promote safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments.
If you're doing ACEs histories, please do a short blog post or contact one of the community managers so that we can do so for you.
An online platform to foster communication and collaboration across communities and sectors in Texas with the goal of promoting ideas, policies and practices that reduce and prevent childhood adversity, build resilience in individuals and families, and help those affected by trauma to heal and thrive.
Support the advancement of children's basic human right to be free from all forms of violence in schools and the home (including corporal punishment, spanking, or other forms of violence).
The EPIC Project uses the ACE survey to identify parents of newborns through age 3 who have a high ACE score. Once identified, through community collaboration in-home services will be implemented to mitigate risk for the child/ren & build resiliency for the whole family.
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