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HOPE, Civic Engagement, and Voting

By Dr. Robert Sege and Chloe Yang Today’s blog post focuses on civic engagement, one of the building blocks of HOPE. HOPE emphasizes how positive childhood experiences (PCEs) improve lifelong health outcomes and promote healing after trauma. The four building…

Engaging and Empowering Youth Through Theater

With public health measures surrounding Covid-19, many are feeling isolated from friends and family. The social isolation of the pandemic, as well as the recent resurgence in calls to dismantle all forms of racism, has emphasized the importance of civic…

Teen and Young Adult Engagement during Covid-19

Note: The image above was provided by Artists for Humanity, a nonprofit organization of teen artists and designers which HOPE is currently working with. This picture was taken before the Covid-19 pandemic, and we encourage social distancing/public health requirements. It’s…

Love in the Time After Covid-19

A lot has happened in the month since we first published “Love in the Time of Coronavirus” in this blog space. We are now publishing regularly and have featured the perspectives of Drs. David Willis, Danielle Laraque-Arena, Heather Forkey, and…

HOPE, Engagement, and COVID-19

Last week, I wrote a brief blog post about a HOPE-informed approach to the restrictions from COVID-19. Since then, I’ve been thinking about one of the building blocks of HOPE: engagement. As children grow and develop, engaging with the larger…

How can WE Increase HOPE in Communities?

Promote nurturing, supportive relationships by addressing parents’ mental health needs; encouraging play, reading aloud, and talking together.Help families learn to receive and share parenting information with their community.  Support safe, stable, and protective environments by linking children and families with support…

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