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Genocide. Slavery. Forced relocation. Cultural destruction.
These experiences shared by communities can result in cumulative emotional and psychological wounds that carry across generations.
The effects of historical traumas inflicted on people because of their race linger in descendants and prevents material, social and spiritual progress of all communities. The persistent cycle of trauma continues to destroy as it is not just about what happened, but it’s about what is happening now.
Using creative, interactive tools, participants will learn about historical trauma and how to recognize its symptoms in individuals, communities and institutions. Engage with a diverse community of participants to uncover buried history and begin the process of healing.
This second session, to be held Tues., Feb. 27, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., will be focused on the experiences of black and African-American people.
Facilitated by: Calvin Terrell, founder and lead facilitator, Social Centric Institute
This program is the second in a multi-part series taking place during 2017 and 2018.