Trauma

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Twin Cities Early Child Care Centers to Participate in Trauma-Informed Training

“[We are working] towards creating an entire region of adults who understand what children need and how to provide it for them.”

  • 09/27/2022
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Why Incarceration Does Not Reduce Crime: Editor’s Letter and TOC

Data reveals the roots of why people are incarcerated — and indicates why prison might not be the solution.

  • 08/25/2022
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The Concept Behind Restorative Justice Minnesota

Getting funded requires a culture shift in society, she says. “A recognition that incarceration does not work. We do not acknowledge the reality of where the harm is coming from.”

  • 08/25/2022
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August 2022 In the News: Transforming Justice

“It became clear to me that any program addressing the violence women had committed would also need to address the aggression and violence they had personally experienced.”

  • 08/24/2022
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To Heal Instead of Judge: Editor’s Letter and TOC

“All of a sudden you feel like somebody has your back and you matter. You are not just an addict. That grace is huge.” — April Chouinard

  • 05/28/2022
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Step 1: Expand Treatment Centers

We can interrupt the cycle of children aging up into homelessness, which is a problem in our state.

  • 05/28/2022
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CALL: Chris Stark on Love as Healing and Space as Memory

Treat each other with true kindness and humility and gentleness and love, because that is our way forward. That is how we are going to find ways to heal the harm that has been inflicted on so many of us, and the land, and the water.

  • 05/18/2022
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NEWS: $12.1 Million in Funds Dedicated to Disrupting Racial Inequities in Minnesota

Greater Twin Cities United Way announces grants for operating funds to equity nonprofits, youth workforce training, and trauma-informed early childhood caregiver training.

  • 04/13/2022
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CALL: Let’s Talk About Trauma

“Unpacking Our Trauma Bundles to Create Community Healing,” first in the Healing Trauma series of Changemakers Alliance, a statewide conversation-story-and-action membership community of Minnesota Women’s Press.

  • 04/03/2022
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The Waters of Tomorrow

I wanted everything in the image to be construed as both playful and foreboding, because that is the essence of childhood.

  • 02/28/2022
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Avivo Village: How to Create a Trauma-Informed Space

Our hope is that folks can use their skills to self-regulate in a way that allows them to be safe.

  • 02/28/2022
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News Bites: December 2021

Firearm purchases, Feminist retelling of stories, Trauma-informed response

  • 12/13/2021