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AUGUST 23, 2019

NEW TOOL ALERT on California ACEs Action: Policy Advocacy Toolkit.

Article by Donielle Prince, ACEs Connection Staff

We've added a new "widget" to the home page of the California ACEs Action page on ACEs Connection!

This widget is our Policy Advocacy Toolkit, featuring links to four blog posts that provide data and analysis to use in your local policy advocacy. This toolkit will remained "pinned" on the home page for quick access whenever you are seeking to develop messages about the state of trauma informed practice in California.

Below, find brief descriptions of the information you will find at each link in the toolkit:

2019 Child Adversity Bills

Compiled by Gail Yen for Children Now, this post lists recent CA legislation addressing trauma, with a brief summary of the bill purpose, as well as the most recently reported status of each bill. For most recent updates, each bill title is URL linked directly to its page on the California Legislative Information website… 

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The mental health context of California's new Stephon Clark's Law on police use of force.

As more systems begin to recognize the public health implications of police violence, California makes a landmark decision to curb this violence through the passing of Stephon Clark's law on Monday…
latimes.comread more

Hanna Boys Center to check for abuse victims among former students.

Administrators at the Hanna Boys Center residential treatment facility and school will hire a private investigator to track down alumni from at least the past 3½ decades to root out any…
pressdemocrat.comread more

Trans teens, trailed by homelessness.

Greyson’s story is just one in a chorus of many from trans and non-binary people who are unhoused, unsheltered, or unsure where they’ll find a place to sleep next. Though trans people only make up a fraction of a percentage of the entire…
citylab.comread more

In midst of high poverty, homelessness, North Monterey County students get free meals.

All public school students in North Monterey County have free school meals for another school year, intended to help…
thecalifornian.comread more

Dr. Mona Delahooke will present at The Trauma-Responsive Schools Conference in California.

Have you been hearing all the buzz about Dr. Mona Delahooke's new book, Beyond Behaviors? In my opinion…
acesconnection.comread more



Donielle Prince: DEADLINE EXTENDED for PHA Conference Call for Abstracts

Dana Brown: Join the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) Executive Steering Committee

Donielle Prince: Genentech Call for Grants Notification: Advancing the Science behind Childhood Adversity

Bonnie Berman: SURVEY on Housing needs

Daniela Guarnizo: August 29 Children’s Advocacy Institute Hosts Roundtable Discussions

Elena Costa: Supporting Evidence Building in Child Welfare Project Evaluation Opportunity Announcement

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