Changing Minds and Creating Trauma-Informed Communities Convenings - South and North

 ·  Jane Stevens, ACES Connections   ·   Link to Article

Last week, on two separate days in Los Angeles and in San Francisco, about 150 people (total) convened to listen and brainstorm about creating trauma-informed communities. Futures Without Violence, which is rolling out its Changing Minds campaign later this year, hosted both events. 

Some very interesting and important themes emerged from the two days:

The jam-packed, inspiring two days were precursors to three days May -- in Southern California, Northern California and San Francisco Bay Area -- that will focus on how to translate inspiration into action, and sharing strategies and tactics. The workshops are organized for, and designed by, people who are driving ACEs or trauma-informed initiatives in their communities. 

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