Addressing the root causes of violence
Considering inter-generational violence when planning for prevention: Dr. Linda Chamberlain
Deconstructing Gender and Social Change: B. Cole
Violence Prevention and Social Justice with Paul Kivel
The May 28 webconference shared the history and current work of the state and tribal partnership of Knowing Who You Are. Linda Fiechtl and Bev Oskolkoff shared information about the partnership between the state, tribal partners, and tribal organizations training process Knowing Who You Are (KWYA). Speakers shared more on the KWYA process and three part curriculum created by Casey Family Programs that centers on healthy racial and ethnic identity. Created with the direct collaboration of alumni of foster care, youth still in care, birth parents, and resource families, the curriculum helps professionals explore race and ethnicity, preparing them to support the healthy development of their constituent’s racial and ethnic identity. Discussions centered around culture, language, and education on racism.
Bethel’s Journey: Undoing Racism and Historical Trauma
Communication Across Barriers with Dr. Donna Beegle
Alaska Native Dialogues on Racial Equity (ANDORE) Project:
With Jorie Paoli, Director of Organizational Advancement; First Alaskans Institute.