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Speaker Series

The speaker series is a way to highlight inspiring trauma-informed and responsive work. These virtual zoom events happen monthly and are free and open to the public, although they are specifically designed for those who work for child and family-serving organizations.

Inclusive Child Wellness with panelists Justice Roe Williams, Kanoelani Patterson, and John Bridger

Join us for a discussion with the contributors to the newly published book, Deconstructing the Fitness-Industrial Complex: How to Resist, Disrupt, and Reclaim What it Means to Be Fit in American Culture. The authors explore their diverse experiences as trainers, educators, and movement instructors who hold BIPOC, trans, queer, fat, neurodiverse, and other identities within wellness.

The Regulated Classroom with Emily Read Daniels

Join us to learn how Emily helps educators promote trauma-informed and responsive practices in their classrooms through her program, The Regulated Classroom, a framework that promotes felt safety and co-regulation for students, teachers, and staff.

Paper Tigers Film Discussion with Jim Sporleder

Join us to feel inspired about trauma-informed transformations in schools and the positive impact these changes make on the lives of students and communities. Learn about Jim Sporleder’s journey of putting this into practice and help us dream up what’s possible for the future of our schools and students.

Historical Trauma in America With Ingrid Cockhren, CEO, PACEs Connection

Join us to hear how historical trauma impacts American society, including the socio-political landscape of today as well as the health of Americans. Ingrid will show us the links between historical trauma and the current mental health crisis, social determinants of health, and the disparities and inequities present in our communities today.