Justice Resource Institute, Inc

Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) with Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Youth

Recognizing that transgender and gender non-conforming youth are at much greater risk for homelessness, suicidality, bullying, drug use, and school expulsion compared to their straight, cisgender peers, Center for Trauma and Embodiment at Justice Resource Institute and Children’s Friend and Family Services plan to work together to provide a trauma-informed yoga model to support the mental health challenges of transgender youth in Essex County, Massachusetts.

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
AMOUNT: $58,421
WEBSITE: https://www.jri.org; www.jri.org/services/behavioral-health-and-trauma/center-for-trauma-and-embodiment

Perpetual Motion

Have you heard the Tower Foundation’s origin story?  It has now been freshly told by Cassandra Gainer in the recent issue of Traffic East, a Western New York journal celebrating entrepreneurial and creative energy.  Gainer interviewed daughters Mollie Byrnes and Cynthia Doyle in telling the story of Peter and Elizabeth Tower’s life together and how they came … Continued