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News and Opinion Oct 19, 2020

Turnaround Presents at Afterschool Alliance Webinar

Turnaround for Children Founder and Senior Science Advisor, Pamela Cantor M.D., and President and CEO, Brigid Ahern, presented at a webinar hosted by Afterschool Alliance, in partnership with American Institutes for Research and the Forum for Youth Investment.

“Caring for Children and Youth in Crisis” is the first in a series of three webinars focused on the importance of afterschool programs in ensuring equity, addressing adverse childhood experiences, and creating healing-centered environments. Joined by Karen Pittman, Kent Pekel and Nikki Yamashiro, the group discussed the effects of adversity on brain development and offered practical, research-based tools and strategies to promote healing.

You can watch the full webinar here.