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PACEs Connection Weekly Roundup

March 2024

Message from our CEO, Ingrid Cockhren: PACEs Connection Supports Communities!

PACEs Connection supports local PACEs initiatives in neighborhoods, cities, counties, states, and nations. We provide initiatives with a free community site on PACEs Connection, guidelines on how to launch and grow local PACEs initiatives, and powerful online tools that help initiatives measure their progress.

By Ingrid Cockhren, PACEs Connection CEO

Suds of Love Truck Serves the Community

Founded by Tina M. Bowen, Suds of Love Truck is a 30 ft truck equipped with three sets of washers and dryers, a full bathroom, and hygiene products to assist unhoused individuals and those in need.

By C. Nicole Brown, PACEs Connection member


Seasonal opportunities to practice positive childhood experiences during the holidays – New resource

By popular demand, we created a new resource based on the blog that can be downloaded and easily shared. These holiday tips were adapted from our original 10 ways to promote positive experiences fact sheet.

By Laura Gallant, PACEs Connection member

Did you know you can connect with PACEs Connection on Social Media?

Want to keep up with PACEs news and science when you're not on our site? Connect with us on social media to stay up to date on trauma-informed and resilience-building practices! We will be sharing articles, resources, and upcoming events.

By Jenna Quinn, PACEs Connection Project Manager


History. Culture. Trauma. Podcast

Listen to this week's episode of History. Culture. Trauma. 

Encore Episode: The News Media Suck at Violence Reporting. How can media also heal?

Long-time health, science and technology journalist and PACEs Connection founder Jane Stevens joins PACEs Connection CEO Ingrid Cockhren to do a deep dive into why people aren’t getting an accurate picture about violence in their communities in this encore episode — our first episode, in fact — which was recorded in February, 2022.

Featured Video

Offering Comfort in Scary Times

The news can be a scary place for kids these days. It helps to talk to an adult when things seem frightening or confusing.


Featured Resource

Stress Busters Videos from the California Virtual Training Academy+

To help you manage stress, the California Virtual Training Academy created a Stress Buster video series, which presents evidence-based interventions that can help to reduce stress, improve health, and build resilience. The Stress Busters are defined in the Roadmap for Resilience: The California Surgeon General’s Report on Adverse Childhood Experiences, Toxic Stress, and Health. PACEs Connection and ACEs Aware also created a handout based on seven evidence-based stress busters.