Cultural Responsiveness

Think of Us

This organization is dedicated to transforming the child welfare system to center lived experiences. They operate as a research and development lab.

Self-Healing Communities

This article by RWJF describes how addressing problems that a community is facing collectively rather than as stand-alone issues is more effective in building a community that is collaborative and hopeful.

Leading Social Transformations: A Case Study Update on Advancing the Common Good

This webinar follows-up on a case study published May 2021 focusing on methods for large-scale transformation in Canada’s family justice system. Four authors from the case study provide deeper context into the study’s tools and techniques and address the barriers to large-scale transformation societies face today.

The Future of Healing: Shifting from Trauma-Informed Care to Healing Centered Engagement

In this blog post, Ginwright describes the shortcomings of the term “trauma informed care,” as it is incomplete, requires that we treat trauma but not the root causes, and risks fostering pathologization rather than possibility. They propose a more holistic approach that is healing-centered rather than trauma-informed, emphasizing the collective experience of trauma and highlights …

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Number Story: Support Families and Community

This webpage from NumberStory provides information about how an individual can provide support to families and communities through traumatic situations, including resources and information about ACEs science that many organizations use to guide their practices.

Trauma-Informed Libraries

This webpage is a PACEs Connection community of library professionals and library supporters who seek to share ACEs Science with institutions, organizations, and communities; explore and implement trauma-informed approaches; and build community resilience through our programs, practices and publications. These libraries also includes a community for advocation of the bio/psycho/social well being of foster children.

Community Prevention Initiative

The Community Prevention Initiative (CPI) provides substance use disorder prevention (SUD Pv) training and technical assistance and capacity building services to support SUD Pv workforce development throughout California. CPI seeks to empower people to successfully respond to the dynamic, complex, and shifting SUD Pv needs across the state.

Coalition for Racial Equity and Social Justice

The Coalition4justice provides a safe space for all individuals to come together and engage in authentic conversations about racial and social inequity and injustice. The Coalition also provides education and training as a catalyst for meaningful and measurable change in our society. Connect with the Coalition4justice on Facebook.

Thriving Families Safer Children Equitable Compensation Taskforce Report

The Thriving Families Safer Children (TFSC) movement includes 22 sites nationwide as well as lived expert leaders and five national partner organizations. Inconsistent practices across sites and partner organizations in how lived expert partners are compensated have been observed (also referred to in this report as lived experience partners, individuals with lived experience, or LEX). …

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