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Trauma Informed Community Engagement with Groups, Healing Circles & More

September 9, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 pm

  • 9:00 AM – Networking & Coffee |
  • 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Meeting |

In response to the riots following Freddie Gray’s death, community based organizations, professional associations, private groups and governmental agencies implemented initiatives to help promote healing and to strengthen communities here in Baltimore. We’ll hear about some of those initiatives and approaches as well as learn strategies on community engagement.

Featured Speakers:

  • Lynn Mumma – Director of Family Resources – Behavioral Health System Baltimore (BHSB) – In response to the riots following Freddie Grays death, BHSB partnered with the Baltimore City Health Department and the Mayors Office on Criminal Justice to offer healing circles across the city. Lynn will be discussing this initiative and BHSB’s approach to help the city become more trauma informed.
  • Ivan Juzang – President – MEE Productions –  As a specialist in connecting with to hard-to-reach urban and ethnic audiences, Ivan will be sharing a webinar he developed on Community Engagement. This is a great learning tool for practitioners and groups looking to maximize the effectiveness of their outreach and communication efforts.
  • Jan Desper Peters – Executive Director – Black Mental Health Alliance (BMHA) – The BMHA has been actively engaging the Baltimore community around mental health issues.   Jan will be sharing her group’s experience around recent community outreach efforts.

Please rsvp below by submitting your name and e-mail below.  We look forward to seeing you!

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Notes About the  Venue & Parking:

Enter the Center for Urban Families through the Main Entrance on Monroe Street.  Sign in at the front desk, and the receptionist will let you know where the meeting is located.
PLEASE NOTE:  Parking is available on side streets.  Do not park on the surface lot just south of CFUF. You will be towed.  Please note that we do NOT have permission to park at New Shiloh Baptist Church.


September 9, 2015
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Thriving Communities Collaborative


Center for Urban Families
2201 North Monroe Street
Baltimore, MD 21217 United States
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