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The Loss of Cultural Identity and Neurological Dysregulation

Pre-COVID, I was invited to speak at a conference in Flagstaff, Arizona. During lunch the organizers brought dancers from the Apache tribe to perform. What we witnessed was so powerful and moving, that it prompted me to inquire about the spiritual significance of the songs and dance. They explained to me that after going to war, the warriors returned to their land and were gathered together to perform that particular dance and song. As a tribal African woman, it all made perfect sense. As...

A Hunger for Wholeness: Finding the Depth of Our Resilience w/ SAND & Iya Affo

From the Producers of The Wisdom of Trauma Join Iya Affo for an insightful online community conversation facilitated by Zaya and Maurizio Benazzo. Iya's passion is to cultivate intergenerational healing by connecting intuitive ancestral practices with modern neurobiology. As we delve into leveraging our neurobiology to facilitate the healing process, we will also explore re-culturing and the creation of self-harmonizing communities. Please join us and bring your questions! The gathering will...

Resilience Showcase 2022

Join us for CRI's 7th Annual Conference ! This year's conference will feature practitioners from around the country representing a variety of community sectors. They will share innovative strategies that will expand your toolbox and spark your creativity to develop your own unique resilience strategies. The conference agenda includes: Keynote Presentations Keynote presentations are led by expert thought leaders and practitioners. Their stories will inspire you to think outside the box and...

5 Years Ago and 5 Days Later (AZTIFC) – The 4th Annual Building Resilient Church Conference

Register now! February 11, 2022 10:30 AM 6:30 PM EST Pure Heart Church, Glendale, Arizona (In-Person or Online) As the founder of The Faithful City, I also founded Arizona Trauma Informed Faith Community (AZTIFC) five years ago. It was out of my life with a traumatic season and powerful healing journey with trauma informed care (TIC) that includes my faith tradition and practice. AZTIFC has been in an exponential growth as a grassroots movement, collaborating with all other social sectors to...

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