Assemblymember Arambula Advocates for Victims of Trauma
(Sacramento) – Led by Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) the California State Assembly passed Assembly Concurrent Resolution 235 declaring May 22nd Trauma-Informed Awareness Day. Trauma Informed Awareness Day highlights the impact of trauma on a person’s life and the importance of prevention and community resilience through trauma-informed care. “Currently, 42% of California children and 61% of California adults have experienced one or more adverse childhood experiences – more commonly referred to as ACEs,” Assemblymember Arambula said. “ACEs are stressful or traumatic experiences that include abuse, neglect, racism, and household instability and are recognized as a proxy for toxic stress, which can affect brain and body development. Learn more about trauma-informed care, watch this Assembly Access video.