(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.
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(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, Milwaukee. …
(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. …