Unleashing North Philly: Changing the Outcomes for Children Managing Trauma

Berean Presbyterian Church, U.S.A. Broad & Diamond Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122

This is the second installment of Unleashing North Philly!

A recent study by PHMC (Philadelphia Health Management Corporation) found that 40.5% of Philadelphia adults witnessed violence while growing up, which includes seeing or hearing someone being beaten, stabbed or shot. Over one-third (34.5%) of adults reported experiencing discrimination based on their race or ethnicity, while almost three in ten adults (27.3%) reported having felt unsafe in their neighborhoods or not trusting their neighbors during childhood. In all, over 37% of Philadelphia respondents reported four or more ACEs

If we're going to change outcomes in North Philadelphia it'll begin with changing the tide for our women, families, and children (specifically those managing trauma). Join us for an enlightening discussion on how to change the tide for North Philly Families.

Opening Remarks:
Principal Linda Cliatt-Wayman, Strawberry Mansion High School

Moderator:
Rebecca Fabbiano, MSEd, Co-Founder,Pop-up Play

Panelists:
Rep. Donna Bullock, State Rep, 195th District
Reggie Jones, MSS, MLSP, LCSW, Director of Counseling, Bryn Mawr College
Michael O'Bryan, Program Coordinator, Village of Arts & Humanities
Dr. Toni Damon, Principal, Murrell Dobbins CTE HS

Closing Remarks:
Jasmond Schoolfield, Owner, Creative Image Hair Salon

Sponsored by: Malcolm Kenyatta and National Organization for Women (Philadelphia Chapter)

We'll also be accepting diaper donations to help mothers struggling in North Philly.

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