Trauma, Equity and Resilience
Over the last five years, CCR partners across the country have been working together to build community resilience by addressing and mitigating the Pair of ACEs, emphasizing the importance of centering equity at the heart of what it means to be resilient.
Learn more about our Fostering Equity work.
The Pair of ACEs Tree
The Pair of ACEs tree illustrates the relationship between adverse childhood experiences, experienced at the individual level within a family, and adverse community environments. The Pair of ACEs tree communicates – in simple terms – the issues we aim to address. By doing so, we are able to engage diverse stakeholders in developing policy goals that support efforts to address adversity rooted in systems and communities. By asking the question “What’s in your soil?,” communities can begin to set goals and implement policy and practice change that builds community resilience.
Statement by the Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness and the Center for Community Resilience:
Since 2015, the Building Community Resilien
With the support of the Aspen Institute's Ascend Impact Fund, the Center for Community Resilience has joined forces with the Association of Children's Museums to lead a multi-disciplinary, multi-racial coalition in piloting a community-base