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Supporting Equitable Communities through Technical Assistance

What is an “equitable community?” What role do social determinants of health, and inequalities or disparities in health, housing, education, justice, access to services, or in affordability, appropriateness, safety and ...
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Engaging Fathers in Home Visiting for Long-Term, Culturally-Aware, Family Involvement

Engaging Fathers in Home Visiting for Long-Term, Culturally-Aware, Family Involvement

The Partner Parent Network provides an example of how parents can fit into the governance structure of a Home Visiting program. The Commonwealth of Northern Marianna Islands (CNMI) Data Analyst, ...
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Being Female in a Safe and Supportive World

Being Female in a Safe and Supportive World

Safety…Early childhood experts say it is critical to successful development through those early ages and stages. Safety is the first trauma-informed principle and some might say that it is the ...
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Cultural and Linguistic Competence Checklist for Reviewing Trauma Related Documents

Cultural and Linguistic Competence Checklist for Reviewing Trauma Related Documents

There is a vast array of publications related to trauma-informed care and practices. However, most of these documents and publications have not necessarily addressed trauma through a cultural lens. For ...
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Bad Things Happen, People Recover and Do Amazing Things

Bad Things Happen, People Recover and Do Amazing Things

The shooting on February 14 at a high school in Parkland, Florida was another one of too many school shootings in the US since 2018 began. The day after this ...
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Choosing Words that Help and Heal Resources

Choosing Words that Help and Heal Resources

Sticks and Stones may break your bones and words can hurt or heal. There is a difference between thinking before we speak and being thoughtful about the words we speak ...
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Deciding What Type of Collaborative Group Meets Your Need

Deciding What Type of Collaborative Group Meets Your Need

Change Matrix promotes collaboration for collective impact, learning and innovation. Collaboration can enhance our work, help us address community issues, and implement community-driven solutions. But collaboration isn’t always easy. It ...
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Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness, Emergency Preparedness, and Post-Event Considerations

Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness, Emergency Preparedness, and Post-Event Considerations

The growing number of recent natural disasters and tragedies have directly touched some of our Change Matrix team personally, and have affected us all in some way, as part of ...
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