New to trauma-and-resilience-informed care and anti-racism? These short videos offer background and context. Enjoy!

Trauma & Health

The science linking childhood traumas and health outcomes is over twenty-five years old. The Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Study provides a common causality for many causes of death and disability. When you account for racism, discrimination, and poverty, it paints an even more compelling for trauma-informed care and anti-racism.

Resilience & Community

As lawyer and activist Bryan Steven says, "We're not the worst thing that we have done, and we are not the worst thing that has been done to us." Each human contains agency and resilience. With intentionality, leaders and systems can choose to foster cultures of resilience and healing.

Structural Racism

Dr. Camara Jones defines racism as "a system of structuring opportunity and assigning value based on the social interpretation of how one looks (which is what we call “race”), that unfairly disadvantages some individuals and communities, unfairly advantages other individuals and communities, and saps the strength of the whole society through the waste of human resources."

Racism is a trauma. Consequently, it impacts health.


Many people of color experience first as young children. It's never too soon to begin teaching about the world we want to inherit.