Communities

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.
Led by the Children's Trust of South Carolina, the South Carolina Adverse Childhood Experiences Initiative empowers communities to help build resilience and works to prevent poor health outcomes and improve well-being.
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.
Strategies 2.0 Northern Region ACEs Connection networks and shares information across counties, systems and services to reduce trauma, increase resilience and inspire collaboration to nurture strong families and thriving communities.
Strategies 2.0 Bay Area connects program and service providers across the San Francisco Bay Area to share practices that enhance child and family well-being.
Strategies 2.0 Sierra Region ACES Connection provides a forum for representatives from programs and services throughout the Sierra Nevada Region to learn and share strategies for enhancing child and family well-being.
Strategies 2.0 Southern Region ACEs Connection networks and shares information across counties, systems and services to reduce trauma, increase resilience and inspire collaboration to nurture strong families and thriving communities.
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).
An ITRC Project. We build human resilience in the face of the encroaching individual, family and community stresses of climate change.
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.
A group of committed individuals working collectively towards a community that embraces: Healing; Hope; Empathy; Empowerment; Engagement; Awareness; Action; Resilience; Relationships; Trauma-Informed; Transformation.
Community members, advocates, and professionals who share the goals to reduce trauma and build resilience in Alaska share information and exchange ideas related to adversity, trauma and resilience that lead to practical and community-centered solutions. By trauma, we are referring to childhood and developmental trauma, intergenerational trauma, and historic and ongoing systemic trauma.
We develop awareness of trauma and empower pathways to resiliency. We will build a trauma-informed Montcalm County, MI by the year 2021. We will view trauma in the same manner across all sectors — including schools, law enforcement, manufacturing, big and small businesses and the faith-based community.
Trauma Informed Hampshire County is a newly formed group of individuals and organizations across multiple sectors all committed to educating, promoting policy changes and providing the necessary resources to the people of Hampshire County towards building resilient and trauma-informed communities.
We are a collaborative of library professionals and library supporters who seek to share ACEs Science with our institutions, organizations and communities; explore and implement Trauma-Informed approaches; and build community resilience through our programs, practices and publications.
Shining a light on the science of ACEs as we move along the path towards hope, health and healing in our community.
We are teaching Troy, Alabama and the Wiregrass about ACEs and Resilience. Our goal is for all community members to integrate trauma-informed and resilience-building practices into work, home, school, and community interactions, so that we can heal and grow together to be a stronger community every day.
We come from all different sectors, walks of life and parts of the United Kingdom to prevent ACEs, and to change systems to become self-healing and to stop traumatizing already traumatized people.
A collaborative of UC Davis and UC Davis Health community members addressing trauma and building resilience across the lifespan
GRACE: Globally Reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences. UCSF faculty, students, staff members and affiliates who share a passion for ACEs-related research, education, prevention, treatment, advocacy, and policy. We collaborate with local, national, and international communities to transform, advance, and apply the science of preventing ACEs to improve lives of children and families worldwide.
A group of University of Florida students, instructors, researchers and community members dedicated to addressing ACEs and promoting evidence-based trauma-informed interventions that build resilience. Students taking our public health courses will display summaries of their assignments that aim to address ACEs and trauma.
VBRP is a non-profit grassroots volunteer organization in northern Maine. Its mission is to educate our small rural community about adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and empower persons from all segments of the community to assess our needs and collaboratively develop, evaluate, and sustain effective resources to promote resiliency and combat ACEs’ negative intergenerational effects.
Inspired by the science surrounding brain development, the importance of early experiences, impacts of toxic stress and the potential of human resilience, we endeavor to strengthen families and improve outcomes for children through building a trauma-informed Ventura County.
The Virginia ACEs Connection initiative promotes safety and connection to empower self-healing communities in Virginia.
The Walla Walla Valley's ACEs Connection is a learning community hosted by the Community Resilience Initiative whose goal is to share resilience-based tools and ideas in order to improve community health . Please join our group to share your news as we build resiliency in the Walla Walla Valley! Visit us online at http://www.criresilient.org
The Washington County ACEs Initiative is a multi-sector collaborative of partners who are interested in helping educate the community on the impact of ACEs. We raise awareness of ACEs, resiliency and trauma-informed approaches to services.
A forum to inform and connect individuals and communities working to promote safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments and prevent and mitigate ACEs in Washington State.
This group explores issues related to adversity, trauma and resilience in the District of Columbia and surrounding areas. We are advocates, trauma survivors, concerned community members, and professionals who share information and develop practical solutions, to support the Washington, DC metro area to become trauma-informed, address sources of adversity, and promote health and resilience.
We are a grassroots collaborative whose mission is to promote health and resiliency in our community and to effectively prevent, recognize, and treat trauma by creating safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments. The WCCI hosts an annual educational event as well as additional workshops throughout the year.
Watsonville ACEs Connection is a space for community members striving to promote healing and create a more trauma-aware Watsonville, to collaborate on strategies to prevent and reduce the number of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in this community.
Vision: Reduce the incidence of child trauma and mental illness in children and youths. Mission: Engage children and families to promote health, prevent disease and build resilience by using schools and health settings as buffers against toxic stress in a trauma-sensitive manner where children/youths feel safe, welcomed and supported to address trauma impact on development, learning and behavior
The WV ACES Coalition includes over 70 different organizations and individuals working together to improve the health and well-being of all West Virginians by reducing the impact of ACEs and preventing their occurrence.
Kansas ACEs Connection is dedicated to connecting and supporting organizations, systems, and communities who are interested in better understanding the prevalence of ACEs and trauma, recognizing the impact that these have on individual and organizational health, and developing policies and practices that promote resiliency and healing.
Our holistic movement increases the understanding of ACEs across all of our community sectors to integrate trauma-informed practices, build resilience and provide hope for future generations.
We have a very collaborative community where most of the stakeholders have become aware of ACEs and Resilience. As a result, we are committed to becoming trauma informed, work on resilience and the prevention of ACEs.

This group is for young professionals -- 35 years of age or younger -- who are studying and working in the field of adverse childhood experiences.

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