(From GrowHope) From becoming a foster parent to beginning a mentoring ministry, GrowHope names ten ways to “walk by faith” in service of children in foster care.
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(From Biz Times Milwaukee) SaintA recently hired Starlet Hayes as Vice President of Fund Development. With 25 years of fundraising experience, Hayes will manage funding opportunities and spread the mission of SaintA.
(From GrowHope) As a Caregiver Support Specialist at SaintA, Nancy Nedland meets with families who are often reaching beyond their means in order to provide care for children in their homes.
(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 Journal Sentinel) To thrive in school, children facing adversity may need the push of high expectations paired with the pull of supportive relationships. The common denominator? Committed adults.
(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 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) Rob Anda, researcher from the original Adverse Childhood Experience Study, called for the empowerment of communities – like those in Milwaukee – to be agents of change that can heal themselves.