Gertrude S. Williams Speaker Series

The 29th Street Community Center presents the Gertrude S. Williams Speaker Series: Re-Examining Public Health and Safety Threats— Re-Imagining How We Address Them.

Monday, September 21, 7 pm, virtual

Childhood Trauma: Its Impact on Our Youth

An introduction to the single most important research work in our time–

The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACES), a deep and wide-ranging examination of how exposure to adversity affects the developing brains and bodies of children and discussion of some of the interventions that are within reach to counteract toxic adversity.

Panelists for the evening:

WILLIAM JERNIGAN, Director of Prevention Services and Statewide Racial and Ethnic Disparities (RED) Coordinator (Governor’s Office of Crime Pre-vention, Youth, and Victim Services)

CLAUDIA REMINGTON, Executive Director of the State Commission on Child Abuse and Neglect (Maryland Department of Human Services)

WILLIAM MILLER, SR, Community Organizer and lifelong Baltimore resident.

RSVP to link below. Meeting details will be sent the week before.

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