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Local organizations in rural Eastern North Carolina pilot trauma-informed programs to support mental health & healing from trauma in educational, religious, and legal system settings



Rural Opportunity Institute (ROI) just wrapped up our first cohort of the Resilient Leaders Initiative, a 9-month program that supported 5 local organizations to pilot trauma-informed practices.

This was the first social accelerator program model to that is:
-focused on public agencies (not startups)
-rooted in a rural community
-supporting orgs on piloting trauma-informed practices

Click here for the in-depth press release.

Click here for a 2-page summary of outcomes.

Thank you to the participating organizations, program facilitators, program coaches, and supporters! We are excited to have even more to share about Cohort 2, which runs from March to November 2022.

For people who would like to really dig into the progress reports and data, here is more info:
Resilient Leaders Initiative Cohort 1 - Post-Program Survey Data Report.pdf

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