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#11 – Posted Tuesday July, 7th 2020

How to Fix Child Poverty

An article written by Jason DeParle discussing a roadmap to reducing child poverty, a report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, edited by Greg Duncan and Suzanne Le Menestrel.

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#10 – Posted Tuesday July, 7th 2020

The Moral Determinants of Health

Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP discusses how social determinants can nurture or impair the health of the members of a society in this article published in JAMA.

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#9 – Posted Monday June, 29th 2020

Linda Thai Joins TRF Tuesdays

Join Linda Thai and the Trauma Research Foundation for the next 8 weeks at 4:00pm for TRF Tuesday. A moment for yourself.

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#8 – Posted Friday June, 19th 2020

What Makes Some People More Resilient Than Others?

Eilene Zimmerman of the New York Times sits down with Dr. van der Kolk to discuss why some people seem to be better at managing difficult situations than others.

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#7 – Posted Monday June, 8th 2020

Shakespeare Behind Bars

Led by director Curt Tofteland, whose innovative work with Luther Luckett inmates began in the mid-1990s, the prisoners cast themselves in roles reflecting their personal history and fate. Their individual stories, including information about their heinous crimes, are brilliantly interwoven with the plot of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”. As the inmates delve deeply into the characters they portray, they are forced to confront their personal demons.
The result is an extraordinary story about the creative process and the power of art to heal and redeem–in a place where the very act of participation in theatre is a human triumph and a means of personal liberation.

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