(From Milwaukee Business Journal) Marquette grad Leah Harris has joined SaintA’s in-house marketing team as a digital content specialist. Through internships she has already had bylines in Milwaukee Neighborhood News and Milwaukee Magazine.
(From GrowHope.net) Ms. Roberson has cared for nearly 40 foster children in the past five years – almost all have been teenagers. “They’re hurting on the inside and they need someone to love them and to trust them,” she says.
(From CWAcademy.org) On March 1, Capitol West Academy students celebrated reading and Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Guest readers included the school’s founder, pro-sports team owners, community leaders and more.
(From Biz Times Milwaukee) SaintA hires John Schmidt as CFO to oversee finance, IT and environmental services. Schmidt has extensive experience leading notable organizations such as MIAD and the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities.
(From USA Today) When asked “What’s next for Jayme Closs,” Adrianne Walschinski from the Clinic at SaintA said it will be a balance between making sure Jayme has extra support and allowing her to feel normal.
(From Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) Trauma informed experts, including from the Clinic at SaintA, weigh in on how it may be possible for 13-year old Jayme begin to heal.
(From Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) Dr. Bruce Perry emphasized the “power of proximity.” But in Milwaukee, there are implicit and ideological roadblocks to building healthy communities.
(From Wisconsin Health News) Panelists emphasized the need to commit to change and to rethink policies in order to effectively address collective racial trauma in cities like Milwaukee.
(From GrowHope.net) SaintA and others recently celebrated 19 Milwaukee-area children who were adopted from foster care during an event on Nov. 16, 2018.
(From TMJ4) Michael and Amy Lovell used their personal experience and passion to help spearhead the Healing Trauma Healthy Communities Conference
(From the Marquette Wire) Marquette University President Michael Lovell delivered the opening remarks for the community gathering on race and trauma, pointing to the importance of understanding and collective action.
(From Wisconsin Public Radio) Almost 1,200 participants from across the country gathered to discuss trauma, particularly generational and historical trauma, as a public health issue.
(From Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) Healing Trauma Conference kicked off with a keynote address from L. Song Richardson from UC-Irvine Law School. The topic? Something inherently personal to Milwaukee.
(From WUWM 89.7) The community gathering on race and trauma kicking off the conference included a choir, renowned speakers, and passionate perspectives in a panel.
(From Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) A personal video message from Oprah Winfrey launched the Healing Trauma Healthy Communities Conference, noting the importance of understanding the effects of trauma.
(From WISN TV) Adrienne Pedersen spoke to a Milwaukee youth about race and trauma prior to a three-day conference on Healing Trauma.
(From TMJ4 Positively Milwaukee) Carole Meekins spent time at the Healing Trauma Conference sponsored by Scaling Wellness in Milwaukee (SWIM).
(From Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) On the eve of last month’s Healing Trauma Conference, a local writer asked: Can Milwaukee be the most trauma-informed city in the country?
(From GrowHope @ SaintA) When he was just a month old, Carter was removed from his parents’ care. His dad, Daquane, and his mother were still teenagers and unprepared for the responsibility and stress of parenthood. …
(From GrowHope @ SaintA) On Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. – noon, SaintA will host its 3rd Annual Call to Action Day, a celebration of foster parents and a chance for families to recommit themselves to the calling. The event is held at the SaintA Franciscan Center at 3939 N. 88th Street, ...
(From GrowHope @ SaintA) When Crystal became a part of her local Big Brothers/Big Sisters chapter, she had no idea how significant of a role she would play for one young woman. …
(From 60 Minutes Overtime) This week on 60 Minutes, Oprah Winfrey reports on childhood trauma: “This story has had more impact on me than practically anything I’ve ever done” …
(From JS Online) Oprah Winfrey said Tuesday that a newfound understanding of childhood trauma has “definitively changed” the way she sees people, the way she wants her school in South Africa to operate, and the way she will direct her future philanthropic efforts. …
(From 60 Minutes) On Sunday, March 11 at 6 p.m. (CT), a leading authority tells Oprah Winfrey how children who have experienced trauma are much more likely to have physical, mental, and social trouble as adults. …
(From CBS This Morning) Oprah discussed her upcoming 60 Minutes story with CBS This Morning on revolutionary care in treating childhood trauma…