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Stress Resilience Conference

July 26, 2017
9:00 am
Oakland Asian Cultural Center

In this year's conference we will explore the connections between the stress and trauma from structural inequity (social, political and financial),its impact on brain and behavior, and implications for policy and system change. Stay up to date on the latest research related to trauma, learning, and education excellence. Hear from experts who are bringing mindfulness based skills and restorative practices to schools and community organizations. Learn mindfulness skills and practices that you can use in any setting. Connect with like-minded educators, mental health professionals, researchers, parents, and community members. Featured Speakers Adele Diamond Professor of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Topic: Why Youth Act the Way They Do - The Impacts of Stress and Trauma on Child and Youth Brain Development and Behavior Itoco Garcia-Davenport Administrator, Hayward Unified School District Topic: Healing and Transforming Ourselves, Our Schools & Our Communities Conrad Tiu Administrative Coordinator, Professional Learning and Leadership Development, Los Angeles Unified School District Topic: Developing Inner Leadership for Transformative Education Marc Philpart Senior Policy Director, PolicyLink Topic: Impact of Inequity on Boys and Young Men of Color (BYMOC) Arnold Chandler Principal, Forward Change Consulting Topic: Stress Inequity and the Life Course: Addressing the Need for Programs and Policy Change Bidyut Bose Founder and Executive Director, Niroga Institute Topic: Stress Inequity and the Life Course: Addressing the Need for Programs and Policy Change

388 9th St (Suite 290), Oakland

Oakland Asian Cultural Center

388 9th St, Oakland, CA 94607, United States
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