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Managing Racial Trauma, Guidance for Parents, September 25, 2018

MANAGING RACIAL STRESS: GUIDANCE FOR PARENTS a conversation with leaders of the American Psychological Association’s RESilience Initiative REGISTER TO JOIN this free, hour-long, online conversation with your EmbraceRace community, happening this coming Tuesday, September 25, at 5:30 pm PT/ 8:30 pm ET.  Why…

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Trauma Victims Trained as Healers

Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Mike Newall describes the Healers, the nine young black men completing “a [nine week] Drexel University . . . program that teaches young black men, all victims of trauma, to work through their own experience and to…

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YWCA of Princeton Stand Against Racism Events, July, 2018

The Princeton YWCA is presenting  a summer series of Stand Against Racism group discussions. All events are free and open to the public. The discussions will be held at YWCA Princeton’s  Bramwell House Living Room, 77 Bayard Lane Princeton, NJ…

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Hope & Healing Community Forum, June 28, 2018

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Do we all have PTSD?: Mental health in an age of racial terror

Experience of both egregious acts of injustice and microaggressions and even visual exposure to such events causes racial trauma with the familiar symptoms of PTSD–depression,  fear based distrust of surroundings, anxiety, hyper alertness and angry outbursts when triggered.  While author…

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