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Self-care: Trauma Stewardship Presentation tomorrow (11/30)! 2-4 PM

November 29, 2021

Trauma Stewardship presentation by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky

Would you like to learn more about building resilience and recovery in relation to stress and trauma due to the COVID pandemic and social unrest? Please join us TUESDAY NOVEMBER 30th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm when we welcome faculty, staff, students, and the community to a live virtual presentation by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky on Trauma Stewardship. Laura van Dernoot Lipsky is the founder and director of The Trauma Stewardship Institute and author of Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others and The Age of Overwhelm. Widely recognized as a pioneer in the field of trauma exposure, she has worked locally, nationally, and internationally for more than three decades. We will learn about how this last year has impacted us and ways to engage in self-care so that can improve our well-being throughout our academic, professional, and personal lives. Read more

StrengthUnited Wins Victims' Rights Week Award 2020

July 15, 2021

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StrengthUnited was honored to receive this award and acknowledgment from our Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. We want to thank Clint Molezion, a supervisor with the Claims Verification Unit at the LA County District Attorney’s Office for nominating StrengthUnited in the Fall of 2020 for our support and assistance provided to the victims of the Saugus High School mass shooting. Read more

StrengthUnited Chosen As a 2021 Nonprofit of the Year

June 23, 2021

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StrengthUnited is proud to announce it has been selected as a 2021 California Nonprofit of the Year by Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian. StrengthUnited is one of 113 nonprofits that will be honored by their State Senators and Assemblymembers for their tremendous contributions to the communities they serve. Read more

Gift to Strength United Aims to Prevent Domestic Violence and Educate Youth

June 8, 2021

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Children who are exposed to domestic violence in the home are particularly susceptible to continuing the cycle. Thanks to a $300,000 grant from J.B. & Emily Van Nuys Charities, Strength United — a chartered center established by the California State University, Northridge Michael D. Eisner College of Education to support individuals affected by violence, sexual abuse and trauma — will expand its Safe Dates program, aimed at educating youth on how to prevent dating violence, victimization and perpetration, with the goal of breaking the cycle. Read more

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