Bridging to Resilience 

connecting schools & communities 
in the trauma-informed movement


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April 21 – 22, 2020

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featured speakers

Adam Foss

Adam is a former assistant district attorney in Boston, MA and a fierce advocate for criminal justice reform, with a particular emphasis on redefining the role of the prosecutor to help end mass incarceration. His 2016 TED Talk has over two million views.

Jim Sporleder

A former high school principal, Jim currently works as a coach / consultant as well as a trainer with the Children’s Resilience Initiative, based in Walla Walla. His travels as a consultant, keynote speaker, presenter, and trainer have taken him all over the United States.

building resilience isn't easy

But together we can be the difference. 

April 21 – 22, 2020
Overland Park, Kansas

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help us help kids

We know you’re doing some great things for kids! We’d love for you to share what works for you.

So we’re looking for presentations related to the eight Bridging to Resilience strands – especially those focusing on successful connections between school and community. We’re asking you to share your successful ideas, resources, and strategies.

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