This week on our Advocate Virtual Forum, we discuss the impact of the pair of ACEs: Adverse Childhood Experiences and Adverse Childhood Environments. We discuss the various types of adverse experiences/environments, how to move upstream in preventing ACEs, and Bloom Kentucky, a new statewide initiative to advocate for policy changes that will address ACEs. Thank you to our panelists: Barry Allen, President & Treasurer, The Gheens Foundation, Inc.
; Ben Chandler, President and CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
; Jo Cruz, an Independent Consultant and trainer with the Bounce Coalition
; and, Cortney Emberson, with St. Joseph Children’s Home.