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April 2018

DNA Is Not Destiny – Breaking Down Biological Obstacles to Success

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Center for Urban Families, 2201 North Monroe Street
Baltimore, MD 21217 United States
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Epigenetics and the Brain Science of Trauma

As a follow-up to our  February and March events, we will be screening DNA is Not Destiny, one of the films from the Raising of America series produced by California Newsreel. This film will build upon and reinforce concepts raised at TCC's March event, highlighting the fact that everything in a child's environment including diet, environmental toxins, safety, housing, and parental stress can impact long-term chances for success in life. As we prepare for the Marland primary elections, this film highlights…

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May 2018

Breaking Trauma’s Grasp Through Collective Action

May 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Center for Urban Families, 2201 North Monroe Street
Baltimore, MD 21217 United States
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Breaking Trauma's Grasp

The Thriving Communities Collaborative is excited to welcome back Naketta Lowery, CFLE of Sustainable Life Solutions and The Family Tree to lead us in exploring how we can collectively act to help break trauma's grip on our communities. She will follow up on her previous discussion  with the presentation, "Balancing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) with Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences (HOPE)." With the abundance of research studies & conversation focused on childhood trauma & adversity, it can be challenging to…

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May 23rd Steering Committee Conference Call

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The next TCC Steering Committee Conference Call is set for Wednesday, May 23rd from 6PM to 7:00PM. We will continue finalizing details for upcoming events and plans as we move forward. If you are interested in getting active with TCC or participating in the call, please RSVP below, and we will send you call-in details.  

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June 2018

Simply Self-Care

June 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Touchpoint Baltimore – Mondawmin, 2401 Liberty Heights Ave
Baltimore, MD United States
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Self Care

It can sometimes be easier for us to focus on the negative things we experience or all the things that stress us out on a daily basis. We wanted to take an evening to focus on the positive and how we can incorporate some self-care techniques into our daily routine that may help reduce stress and process difficult experiences a bit more easily. Fast 15 - We are going to start off June’s gathering with 15 Minutes of Networking. We have…

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October 2018

The Impact of Incarcerated Parents on Children

October 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Center for Urban Families, 2201 North Monroe Street
Baltimore, MD 21217 United States
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Impact of Incarcerated Parents on Children

Incarceration is a factor that greatly impacts our community but isn’t widely talked about; especially the impact it has on dependent children. Children are often ignored, voiceless and not necessarily seen as having rights when it comes to their own well being or their parent’s situation. This presentation will delve into the rights children have, as well as resources and supports that can be used to help children have a safe, stable, and nurturing environment in the circumstance of an…

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