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Mike commented on Kumekucha: It's a New Dawn

The world is small. I hope you and I can chat more. I'm eager to learn from your experiences. And to grow the network of trauma-informed youth development/community development work. I just wrote a chapter on trauma-informed community development, taking a chronic stress focus. I'll email you the PDF, but for now, here is the link!


Mike commented on Kumekucha: It's a New Dawn

Just getting to read this now, Angi, after our communication on the other project. Really fascinating, and I'm thrilled to learn about GSN. I'm guessing you know Ilya Yacevich and the Global Trauma Project in Kenya? Some of the artwork is reminiscent of what they have in their Trauma-Informed Community Empowerment manuals!

Dear Angi, I would love to meet your research director. In my lab we're putting together some new "wish lists" for studies we want to do in the coming two years, including lots of studies on social belonging, and the role of oxytocin in both stress-buffering and intergroup cooperation. I hope we can find ways to collaborate. My email is