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City trauma coalition

My city is funding a trauma coalition and I have the following issues to try to figure out, anyone have ideas?:

1) The city wants to do just healthcare messaging (preach the gospel of ACES). How do I gently tell them, "The info is great, but the solutions are what's needed, we must move beyond just info"??

2) My city has a very high population of immigrants and refugees. Does anyone have programs related to Burmese/ Hmong people, Latino/as, and African refugees from Senegal or Ethiopia?  

3) Has anyone used Asset-Based community development or Network Weaving approaches instead of Collective Impact? Anyone have pros/ cons on those. 

4) Do you know of trauma projects that have done a good job of engaging Recovery Movement advocates? Where are those projects and what do they look like? 

5) Does anyone have trauma projects related to intergenerational poverty? This city has been low-income for a long long time. 

6) Are there projects related to systematic oppression? In our city there is a history of pollution in low-income neighborhoods, city grants being diverted, low inclusion of marginalized communities in governance, low civic engagement, abuse of advocates, public officials using public property for private gain, and federal funds being designated for our city being moved out into our wider metro area. All these are systematic injustice issues that are keeping poor people poor. 

7) Does anyone address the nonprofit sector as a whole? - ie in our city the big nonprofits often take money with little action, while other nonprofits do good work with good money, and other nonprofits repeatedly struggle for recognition despite doing excellent work. 

8) Low-income high rise buildings / senior housing - there are at least 15 of those in town and residents often barely leave the building once they get in.  Anyone familiar with that setting or various trauma-related interventions?

9) Other funding streams for trauma work?? - like digital inclusion (Our city has Google Fiber), our city has a big sewer project coming worth billions, the opoid funds, etc, workforce development, Mediciad billing, what are some other creative strategies being used to fund trauma projects? 

10) What are the questions I should have asked that I didn't think of?

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