(From WUWM 89.7) Leading up to a concert, Milwaukee visual artist Francis Annan partnered with Capitol West Academy students to create art celebrating Gullah culture.
(From Fox 6 News) The Empower Me Foster Walk on Saturday, May 4 helped raise funds and awareness for the foster home community.
(From WisContext) Data from a multi-year survey in Wisconsin show just how prevalent ACEs are in the state. Featuring Sara Daniel, SaintA’s Vice President of Educational Services.
(From Wisconsin Public Television) An interview with Frederica Freyberg, producer of Not Enough Apologies, a Wisconsin Public Television documentary exploring the epidemic of childhood trauma and local efforts to respond to it.
(From WisContext) Many Wisconsinites have experienced traumas in childhood, but their effects are not universal, nor are their burdens evenly distributed among the state’s different communities. This series explores trauma in the state of Wisconsin.
(From Wisconsin Public Television) This documentary and supplemental videos explore the impact of adverse childhood experiences and how service providers across Wisconsin are working to be responsive to trauma.
(From Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) SaintA CEO Ann Leinfelder Grove appears alongside other community leaders dedicated to creating trauma-responsive communities through Scaling Wellness in Milwaukee (SWIM).
(From Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) Leah Harris has joined SaintA as a Digital Content Specialist.
(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.