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AHA improves the health and well-being of Wake County residents by facilitating and supporting community initiatives.

Perspectives (May 2018)

It’s been an exciting couple of months in Wake County; I’m eager to share a few highlights about ACEs, the Thrive NC Food Summit and our school awards. First, regarding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs.): AHA was honored to host Lynn Waymer, VP of Community Engagement and Communications or KPJR More

AHA Welcomes New Board Members

AHA is pleased to welcome two new members to its Board of Directors: Sharon Delaney McCloud and Greg Jackson. “We’re honored to have Sharon and Greg join our Board of Directors; we value their leadership and their expertise in our community to help further AHA’s mission and goals,” said Sarah Martin, Wake More

Implementing Strategies & Skills at WCPSS for Coping with Trauma

Last spring, 10 social workers and psychologists on staff at Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) were certified as Community Resilience Model (CRM) trainers so that they can train other staff, including teachers. To date, they have trained about 225 of their peers, and summer training has been scheduled More

Kudos to Healthy Schools in Wake County

AHA visited 16 schools across Wake County during the AHA Winners Tour May 10-11 to present the Brains and Bodies Awards and the Sneakers and Spokes Awards for the 2017-2018 school year.  Cathy Moore, Deputy Superintendent for Academic Achievement for Wake County Public Schools System (WCPSS), kicked off the More

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