The Advocacy and Policy project was created to identify opportunities to contribute to policy change that incorporates the latest research on ACEs and resilience.
The Philadelphia ACE Research Committee is comprised members in pediatrics, behavioral health, and adolescent medicine, and epidemiology, who developed the Philadelphia Expanded ACE Survey Questions.
The goal of the Community Education Workgroup is to inform community residents in the Philadelphia region about the impact and prevalence of adverse childhood experiences and childhood trauma, the role of resilience, and the possibility of healing and recovery.
The Workforce Development Workgroup focused on identifying opportunities and strategies to disseminate information on ACEs, trauma and resilience to the workforce via higher and continuing education.
Join ACEs Connection to connect with others in Philadelphia and across the country about ACEs, trauma, and resilience. ACEs Connection is an online community of practice for individuals who are deeply committed to this work in areas ranging from education to the justice system, and from policy to parenting.