Mar 17 2023

Using Healing-Centered Engagement to Address Youth Trauma & Mental Health: Out-of-School Time Monthly Field Convening

Grantmakers for Education

Virtual

March 17, 2023, 12:00 pm ET

Resources: Flourish Agenda Overview Presentation

Join the OST Impact Group in our Monthly Field Convening for a conversation with Dr. Shawn Ginwright. He will share insights into how racial and social inequality create trauma and how we can create a climate of healing, restoration and well-being. Dr. Ginwright uses the term, “Healing Centered Engagement,” to offer an expansive perspective of young people and a holistic approach that restores well-being among young people who experience trauma. Healing Centered Engagement builds upon trauma-informed frameworks by supporting systems to shift from harm, discipline, punishment and confinement to restoration, hope, and healing. You’ll learn how youth-serving organizations can equip young people to support peers through trauma and mental health challenges. 

Speaker:

Dr. Shawn Ginwright
Founder & Executive Director of Flourish Agenda
Professor of Education in Africana Studies Department at San Francisco State University
Professor of Practice at Harvard Graduate School of Education

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About the Series

Join the EdFunders Out-of-School Time Impact Group for an ongoing conversation with funders, practitioners and other field leaders centered on learning about and with the out-of-school time sector, focusing on essential issues in OST now and in the future. Each video call will dive into a specific content area, challenge, and/or opportunity for the field and feature experts in the sector and philanthropy.

Register once for the ongoing series and join as your schedule allows. Already registered? We’ll send you a reminder of your meeting access beforehand.

Calls are scheduled from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET on the third Friday of each month.

See video and resources from past calls in the event archive.

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