2020 North State ACEs VIRTUAL Summit

 September 17, 2020 


with Keynote speaker 
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, California's First Surgeon General
Nadine Burke Harris _Credit to Michael W

Nadine Burke Harris, MD, MPH, FAAP


Dr. Nadine Burke Harris is an award-winning physician, researcher and advocate dedicated to changing the way our society responds to one of the most serious, expensive and widespread public health crises of our time: childhood trauma.  She was appointed as California’s first-ever Surgeon General by Governor Gavin Newsom in January 2019.  

and featuring Becky Haas, co-author of 
Creating a Trauma Informed Community Toolkit

Becky Haas

Known for her contagious enthusiasm, Becky Haas is a national presenter on trauma informed care and the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) study as well as a pioneer in successfully developing trauma informed communities.  Her seasoned presentation experience includes trips to Delaware presenting to state leadership at the invitation of their First Lady, as well as training multiple Juvenile Justice systems in both Virginia and Tennessee.  She developed Trauma Informed Policing training which is certified in two states for officer in-service credit and has delivered it to the Oklahoma City Police Department, as well as precincts within Tennessee, North Carolina, and Virginia.  Becky is a highly sought-out trainer for educators often working directly with school Superintendents to impact entire school districts in beginning their journey to create trauma sensitive schools.  

Becky Haas.jpg

Please join the Northern ACEs Collaborative (NAC), a division of the Population Health Innovation Lab  (PHIL), a program of the Public Health Institute, at the first North State Adverse Childhood Experience (ACEs) VIRTUAL Summit!  The virtual summit will host online presentations and breakout sessions led by experts to address the following objectives: 

  • Raise awareness of the disproportionate high rates of Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) scores in the North State of California.

  • Increase participant understanding of the effects of ACEs on individuals and communities leading to a more trauma informed region.

  • Provide a platform for relationship building through dialogue and information sharing.

  • Provide both short-term and long-term solutions to addressing ACEs and the linkages to the Social Determinants of Health.



  • Community Members

  • Elected Officials

  • Students

  • Anyone interested in how ACEs affect families and communities


  • Clinical Practitioners

  • Domestic Violence Workers

  • Education and Early Childhood Providers

  • Organizations working in systems changs

  • Public Health

  • Others interested in ACEs & trauma

For questions or to become a sponsor for this highly visible event, please contact Lisa Tadlock, NAC Director at Lisa.Tadlock@phi.org 

1 - ACEs Aware Grantee Logo.png
Anthem Medicaid California
CHW_Primary Logo_CMYK_jpg.jpg
Dignity Health Community Grants
First 5 Shasta
Shasta County HHSA