Trauma caused by racism, if left unaddressed, can cause lifelong damage to the physical and mental health of young people. The good news - caring adults can help to build protective factors that mitigate and even reverse the impact of trauma caused by racism on children and youth.
On Thursday, May 6 at 2:00pm, join Bright Promises Foundation for a panel discussion with leading experts in the field of race-based trauma and gain understanding about how this issue impacts children and youth in our communities. Discover how you can help youth to exercise their own agency and to feel empowered, and how these actions can help both support healing from racially based traumatic stress and to give rise to the change we need as a society.
Featuring Expert Panelists:
-Clinton Boyd, Jr.,Ph.D. Postdoctoral Associate, The Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University
-Aimee Hilado, Ph.D., LCSW Clinical Director, RefugeeOne Wellness Program & Associate Professor, Northeastern Illinois University
-Amber Mason, Ph.D. Director of Evaluation, Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation (PIE) Org
-Alec Ross, LCSW, Senior Director of Clinical Services, Juvenile Protective Association
Moderated by Ed Davies, Director of Power of Fathers, Children's Home + Aid and Chair of the Bright Promises Foundation Program and Advocacy Committee