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Week of HOPE 2023

The Week of HOPE

This year, we will host our 2nd Annual Week of HOPE from March 27th – 31st. The Week of HOPE spreads awareness of HOPE – Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences, and celebrates the power of positive childhood experiences (PCEs), and the ways the HOPE framework is used in practice. Celebrate with us by attending the events below, and sharing new resources that will be released throughout the week!

2023 Week of HOPE Schedule:

Monday, March 27th

Tuesday, March 28th

  • Throughout the Week of HOPE, we will be sharing stories of practicing the HOPE framework. This interview with Dave Cosgrove and Patrice Baker shares an amazing story about practicing HOPE through community action and the creation of a new skatepark in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Read the blog now, Promoting PCEs Through a Community Skatepark.
  • HOPE Around the Globe Panel Discussion, sponsored by CareSource: the recording will be available soon.
    • March is Global Tufts Month, and the 2023 theme is confronting global challenges to human well-being – together. Come hear about how the HOPE (Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences) framework is used in child and family services in Australia, Finland, and the UK. The HOPE National Resource Center is based at the Tufts Institute for Clinical Research and Policy in the Center for Community-Engaged Medicine.

Wednesday, March 29th 

  • HOPE Summit: There is still time to register!
    • We are honored to have Dr. Dolores Acevedo-Garcia as our keynote speaker to talk about the Child Opportunity Index. Summit attendees will have opportunities to network over chat, one-on-one meetings, and more! Register and get early access to the conference site, where you can begin to network and take a closer look at the workshops offered, you will not want to miss all the diverse workshops at the Summit! Learn more about the 3rd Annual HOPE Summit, and stay tuned for new activities and resources during the two days!
    • Join us at 4:00 P.M. ET for virtual networking, sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.

Thursday, March 30th

  • HOPE Summit: Register and get early access to the conference site, where you can begin to network and take a closer look at the workshops offered, you will not want to miss all the diverse workshops at the Summit!
  • Join us at Noon EST for Sector Specific Networking, sponsored by the Charles H. Hood Foundation.
  • We will end the day with a interactive panel discussion, sponsored by Tufts Medicine. Hear from leaders in their fields as they speak about and answer questions about the Four Building Blocks of HOPE and how they integrate into practice. Joining us will be David Willis speaking on the Relationship building block; Wendy Ellis speaking on the Environment building block; Corey Best speaking on the Engagement building block; and Nilofer Ahsan speaking on the Emotional Growth building block.

Friday, March 31st

  • The HOPE National Resource Center (NRC) will release two new resources to get you acquainted to the trainings, technical assistance, and programs available, as well as our ongoing research. We will launch a new decision tree for HOPE trainings and a virtual tour of HOPE to support your journey to practicing HOPE.
    • Take the HOPE Training quiz:
      • This resource will help you find the right training for you and/or your organization.
    • A Virtual Tour of HOPE, sponsored by Point32Health.
      • Take a trip through HOPE through our virtual tour of the HOPE National Resource Center. Visitors will see our different resources, trainings, networks, and research projects.
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