Getting to Our Roots

On Thursday, January 22, 2015, two internationally renowned speakers and a task force representing dozens of the Shelby County’s most respected leaders will release notable new data linking chronic exposure to adverse events during childhood to negative adult outcomes.

Internationally renowned speakers will be at the KROC on Jan 22! More here: Tweet this!

The event will also feature the unveiling a first-of-its-kind parenting resource intended to prevent those traumatic childhood experiences for all families. The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Center Task Force is comprised of more than 40 local leaders dedicated to raising awareness about the connection between childhood trauma, and the costly and harmful challenges the community faces. Ex-officio Task Force members include Tennessee First Lady Crissy Haslam, Memphis Mayor AC Wharton, Jr. and Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell, Jr. The free event will be held from 2 - 4 p.m. at the Kroc Center. RSVP to

Please join us for Getting to Our Roots: Transforming Our Community Through Families. January 22, 2015, 2pm-4pm at the Salvation Army KROC.