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Healing the Generations - Historic, Two-Day Event Virtual Event On Trauma, Race, and The Body

Presented by Clifford Beers Community Care Center, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and KPJR Films, Healing the Generations is a two-day conference which brings together trauma-informed authors, leaders, and changemakers whose work focuses on resilience, trauma, and anti-racism. REGISTER HERE Collectively, we recognize the health implications that grief, loss, political unrest, and racial trauma have on the human body. We are convinced that in our families, communities, and ancestors,...

California Bans Book Bans and Textbook Censorship in Schools (

To read more, click here, California Bans Book Bans and Textbook Censorship in Schools . SACRAMENTO — Building on his Family Agenda to promote educational freedom and success, Governor Gavin Newsom today signed AB 1078 by Assemblymember Dr. Corey Jackson (D-Moreno Valley), which bans “book bans” in schools, prohibits censorship of instructional materials, and strengthens California law requiring schools to provide all students access to textbooks that teach about California’s diverse...

2 librarians were fired after the board mistook an autism symbol for a Pride display. They’re suing. (

screenshot of court documents: The contentious display at the Sterling Free Public Library in Kansas To read more of Daniel Villarreal's article, please click here. Two former librarians of the Sterling Free Public Library in Sterling, Kansas have filed a lawsuit claiming they were fired over a June library display featuring a rainbow symbol that was mistaken for a Pride Month display. The library’s board fired library director Kari Wheeler and assistant librarian Brandy Lancaster on July 5...

California will soon pass a law forbidding anti-LGBTQ+ book bans (

Photo: YouTube screenshot To read more of Daniel Villarreal's article, please click here. California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) is about to sign a law that would forbid schools from banning LGBTQ+-inclusive books. The law also requires schools to have trained staff to help queer kids and reiterates protections against forcibly outing LGBTQ+ students to their possibly unsupportive parents. The law, known as Assembly Bill 1078, is a direct rebuke to anti-LGBTQ+ book-bans, “don’t say gay” laws, and...

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