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5 Finger Breathing

Stretch one hand out like a star. Use your pointer finger on your other hand to slide your fingers up …

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Making Time for Family Fun

As kids and caregivers transition from summer to a new school year (one that’s in person for many), there is …

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A Qualitative Evaluation of Minnesota’s ACE Interface Initiative and NEAR Science Efforts

By Anika Reinsch, MPH candidate, University of Minnesota School of Public Health (2020) Since 2013, Minnesota Communities Caring for Children …

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Child Abuse Prevention: Finding Support

by Ann Gaasch, FamilyWise CEO For many families, spring is the time to get our bikes ready. Bikes symbolize many …

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What is NEAR Science?

NEAR Science stands for neurobiology, epigenetics, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) & resilience research.  NEAR Science represents a paradigm shift in …

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Using Acknowledgement to Empower Community Transformation

Even when we are doing incredible and transformative work it can be hard to see its power as we are …

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