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COVID-19’s impact on Navajo Nation students, schools

JUNE 3, 2020| LISA IRISH | ARIZONA EDUCATION NEWS SERVICE When COVID-19 hit the Navajo Nation, it limited students’ educational opportunities after schools closed, eliminated essential school services, exposed ongoing inequities, and made health and economic hardships families face worse. Navajo health officials said COVID-19 started spreading across the nation after a tribal member attended a basketball tournament in early March then went to a church revival the next day in Chilchinbeto, a...

Cracked Up: 3 Exciting Announcements []

By Michelle Esrick, Cracked Up Movie, April 2020 — A letter from Director Michelle Esrick — Dear friends, My heart goes out to everyone during this extremely challenging and unprecedented time. We are all experiencing what a traumatic event this is for everyone around the world -- from the reports we all hear on the news, to stories from family and friends, and for me personally being hospitalized with Covid-19. Many trauma survivors, including myself, are experiencing higher levels of...

Virtual Room of Refuge — A Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Virtual Room of Refuge — A Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic The Virtual Room of Refuge has been designed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to provide a place of calm and release from stress. It is full of resources for mindfully taking a pause for self-care, and hopefully bring a smile to your face. Resilient Colorado has curated these resources and we will be updating it periodically. Feel free to bookmark this page for easy access any time you need a break. We hope these resources help...

FREE "Building Resilient Communities Workshop" in Bayfield, CO

Resilient Colorado brings you a FREE training at Pine River Library on the impact of trauma on brains, bodies, and behaviors. Learn about: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Risk and protective factors Trauma sensitive principles Strategies for resilience For ages 15+ Free pizza dinner at 5:30, Training at 6:00. Preregistration required: call the Library at 970.884.2222 or register online at Friday, August 23 5:30-8:30 PM Pine River Library 395 Bayfield Center Drive...

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