August 17, 2015

August 11, 2015 State Impact By Margie Menzel Evans High School in Orange County used to be known as a dropout factory. But since 2007, it’s gone from a two-time F-rated school to a B-rated school – in one of Orlando’s most troubled neighborhoods. Now, the “community school” concept is …

July 13, 2015

It’s been more than 15 years since the publication of the first seminal study documenting how adverse childhood experiences, or ACEs, impact adult health. Most of us have faced at least one childhood trauma, and these experiences can cause or exacerbate chronic diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and mental …

May 27, 2014

Guest blog: Jane Stevens, Director, ACEsTooHigh and ACEs Connection ACEsTooHigh, a Grassroots Change partner organization, is building a social movement to prevent adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and change community systems “so that they no longer traumatize already traumatized people.” “The adoption and implementation of these goals cannot be a top-down …