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PACEs Policy and Advocacy

This section contains resources developed by PACEs Connection as well as by partners in the positive and adverse childhood experiences (PACEs) movement. It includes information on state and federal legislation, toolkits on how to get involved in advocacy,

PACEs Policy: State Legislation

State Legislation Related to ACEs

PACEs Connection tracks and reports on state legislation, drawing largely upon the National Conference of State Legislatures’ (NCSL) database of bills that address ACEs, childhood trauma, child adversity, and toxic stress.

You can look up enacted/approved bills and resolutions that specifically address ACEs by state on this PACEs Connection site: State ACEs and TI Laws and Resolutions. Summary stories are posted on PACEs Connection twice a year. Here is the most recent PACEs Connection story: