Empowered to Connect

Empowered to Connect (ETC) is a dynamic network of programs aimed at increasing access to holistic care for individuals, families, and communities. ETC has developed resources that inform better care practices, prioritizing root causes and community support. At every level, ETC journeys alongside families and communities toward greater healing and hope. 

One of the resources that ETC offers is the Cultivate to Connect training curriculum. 

Safe & Secure TN

Safe & Secure is an ETC program that partners with the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development (KP-ICD) and Show Hope to reduce the impact of adverse childhood experiences and trauma in Tennessee. Safe & Secure collaborates with local, regional, and state community-based organizations, child welfare agencies, and houses of worship to build capacity for implementing attachment-based, trauma-informed healing care within and across systems.