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Voices Blog

Voices of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities

Every person has a voice. How they choose to use that voice is defined by their values, passion, and life experiences.

This first-person series is focused on highlighting and elevating the voices of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities staff and program members. It is a record of how lived experiences have shaped their perspective and passion to create hunger-free communities.

Reflections on Juneteenth

Jun 17, 2021

Juneteenth is an important holiday celebrating the end of slavery in the U.S. As white allies, how do commemorate the day that represents freedom that is still being fought for?

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A Look at Collective Trauma and Collective Healing

Jun 14, 2021

Trauma-informed care is becoming more of a priority for organizations around the country. Taking this work even further, organizations need to address their staff and clients' collective trauma by creating collective healing spaces that resist re-traumatization and also hold themselves and institutions accountable for harm caused.

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What is Resilience?

Jun 04, 2021

Resilience is the ability to bounce back and recover after a traumatic experience. Understanding what it means for you and developing tools to support you in tough times are key to resilience.

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The Price of Trauma

May 26, 2021

Intergenerational trauma has long-lasting impacts. Poverty, abuse, and addiction have life-long effects. For most, the cost of trauma is too much to bear. But naming that trauma can lessen that load and put you on the road to healing.

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Widowhood and Trauma

May 20, 2021

Losing a spouse is a pain like no other. That is why it is so important to offer resources and support to build the resilience of those who have lost their closest love.

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