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Trauma: A Barrier to Academic Success in DC: A Community Conversation and Call to Action
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When: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
6:30 to 8 pm
Where: UDC Law Moot Court Room
4340 Connecticut Avenue, NW
5th Floor
Washington, District of Columbia  20008
United States
Contact: Joe Libertelli

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Please join us for a panel discussion to increase public awareness about the impacts of childhood trauma in DC on academic success and to galvanize the community, particularly professional and civic leaders, to demand the government increase in-school mental health funding and services, including a mandatory system-wide assessment of each child enrolled in public schools--traditional and charter-- over the next year.



John C. Brittain, Acting Dean, UDC Law


Panel Discussion

Clinical Mental Health Therapist Rose Shelton, NCC, LGPC, MAC

DC Attorney General Karl Racine

DC Councilmember David Grosso

Davon Harris

Prof. Lauren Onkeles-Klein, Director, UDC Law Juvenile and Special Education Law Clinic

Moderator: Jonetta Rose Barras

Jonetta Rose Barras 

This panel is brought to you by University of the District of Columbia Cable Television, the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law and Esther Productions Inc

This community conversation and the television documentary were produced as part of the University of Southern California Annenberg Center for Health Journalism Fellowship with a grant from the Fund for Journalism on Child Well-Being.


Logo. Esther Productions, Inc. Empowering Girls and Women. 

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