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Perspectives (March 2018)

Here’s what we’re up to: Resilience & Safe Routes to School. There are a number of exciting updates! Here are just a few highlights related to ACEs Resilience work: KPJR, the company that produced the documentary Resilience, is holding a live Twitter Town Hall Forum with Q&A on ACEs and More

Upcoming Youth Volunteer Days Support Our Community: Do You Need Help?

Several local organizations are hosting volunteer opportunities for area youth to serve the community this spring. Activate Good’s Teen Days of Service are April 20-22. The Youth Day of Service on May 12 is hosted by six organizations: Boy Scouts of America Occoneechee Council, Girl Scouts – North Carolina More

WakeUP Presents Leadership Awards to AHA and Others

  At WakeUP Wake County’s annual meeting and community forum earlier this month, WakeUP’s Board of Directors presented the Stan Norwalk Community Engagement Award to Advocates for Health in Action for bringing public awareness to the impact of ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and for leading a community-wide effort to More

ACEs Resilience Movement in Wake County and Beyond

The ACEs Resilience in Wake County Initiative has formed an Advisory Board, a Steering Committee and now four Work Groups (Community Members, Educators, Helpers and Providers, and Policy Makers) comprised of a wide range of stakeholders, including law enforcement, medical professionals, social services providers, community advocates, nonprofits and others. More

Community Commits to Healthy Food Access

Earlier this month, more than half of the people who attended the 9th Annual Dig In!, presented by AHA in partnership with Marbles Kids Museum, committed to taking an action to increase access to healthy food in their community—whether that community is at school, at a child care facility, More

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