The Central Iowa ACEs Steering Committee is a broad-based coalition of business, education, nonprofit and philanthropic entities that are leading efforts to raise awareness of the life-long impacts of childhood trauma and to support initiatives working to prevent or mitigate its effects.
To improve the health and well-being of all by empowering communities, organizations and people to take informed actions to prevent and mitigate the lifelong effects of childhood adversity.
All people will thrive in a compassionate community that supports lifelong healthy development.
Strategic Plan 2015-2016
Strategic Area 1: Strengthen Individual Knowledge and Skills
Strategic Area 2: Promote Community Education
Strategic Area 3: Educate Providers
Strategic Area 4: Foster Coalitions and Networks
Strategic Area 5: Change Organizational Practice
Strategic Area 6: Influence Policy and Legislation
The Central Iowa Aces 360 Steering Committee’s strategic plan follows the Spectrum of Prevention framework to ensure a multi-faceted, comprehensive approach for responding to ACEs.
Central Iowa ACEs Community Learning Circle
Provides a venue for professionals, community members, stakeholders, and any interested parties to network and be part of the ACEs movement in Central Iowa. The learning circle will convene at least twice a year to share information and opportunities for engagement, and members will receive a bi-annual newsletter.
Central Iowa ACEs Steering Committee
(Membership by invitation)
Provides overall leadership for the Central Iowa ACEs 360 coalition. The steering committee will consist of stakeholders representing identified organizations or coalitions, whose role on the committee is to focus on the collective community efforts to prevent and mitigate the impact of ACEs.
ACEs Action Groups
Responsible for moving work forward in alignment with the strategic areas set forth by the Steering Committee. Action groups will include the advocacy coalition, sector-based work groups, and ad-hoc committees. These groups will meet as needed to facilitate work.
To become involved, please contact us.