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Small Moments in the Community

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Safe Quilt

Safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments provide the necessary conditions to reduce stress and allow for thriving.

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Stable Quilt

 These essentials allow young people the mental and physical health and wellness that provide protections that last throughout the lifespan.

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Nurturing Quilt

A youth mentor community of practice formed to explore connectedness and the impact that safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments have on young people in Indiana.

 

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Safe, Stable, Nurturing Relationships and Environments Quilts

Safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments provide the necessary conditions to reduce the negative impacts of stress on young people to allow for thriving. These three Essentials for Childhood (CDC, 2014) support young people’s mental and physical health and wellness and provide protections that last throughout the lifespan. What are the necessary ingredients for safe, stable, and nurturing relationships and environments? Using an activity innovated by community partner Building a Thriving Compassionate Community (BTCC), a statewide youth mentor community of practice sent three quilts to five communities in Indiana to ask youth that very question. Download the infographic to see what Indiana youth had to say about what it takes to have safe, stable, and nurturing relationships and environments.

 
Community Moments Featured Archive! Please click the button below to check out previously featured examples of safe, stable and nurturing environments and relationships in communities across Indiana.

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