Listen to someone's story. Help a stressed parent. Welcome a new neighbor.

Every day connections are more important than we ever believed. Science tells us that relationships have the power to shape our brains. Relationships help us learn better, work better, parent better. When we experience tough times, they help us heal. With each connection, we develop a healthier, stronger community.


Connections Matter, because when individuals thrive, our community is stronger.

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For more information on how you can become trained in the Connections Matter curriculum, please visit our Workshop page. A list of all upcoming trainings can be found on our Events page.

One connection can change the outcome for an individual and a community.

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Tools and materials will help you deliver the Connections Matter message.

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What's Your Connection? Listening to a coworker's story...Enjoying a meal with friends? Connections matter more than we oftentimes believe - science tells us that relationships build our brains. 

How do childhood experiences affect social and health outcomes? See the groundbreaking film that explores various professional responses to ACEs.

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