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Confronting Racism: Causes and Strategies for Addressing Race Based Trauma in Children (Virtual Event)

May 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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.


On Thursday, May 6 at 2:00pm Central Time, join Bright Promises Foundation for a panel discussion with leading experts in the field of race-based trauma, gain understanding about how this issue impacts children and youth in our communities, and learn how you can help.

During this event you will learn:

  • What is race-based trauma
  • How trauma caused by racism impacts children and youth
  • How we as adults can promote youth healing and resiliency


This event is open to the public and free to attend. Registration is required.



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, The Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University