By Anika Reinsch, MPH candidate, University of Minnesota School of Public Health (2020)

Since 2013, Minnesota Communities Caring for Children (MCCC), now FamilyWise, has collaborated with communities to raise awareness of neurobiology, epigenetics, ACEs and resilience (NEAR) research and promote community-led healing. In summer 2020, an evaluation was conducted to measure the intermediate and long-term outcomes, or ‘ripples,’ of MCCC’s ACE Interface Initiative in Minnesota.

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