On February 23, 2016, the Everychild Foundation hosted a ‘State of Our Children: LA 2016 Symposium at the RAND Corporation’ in Santa Monica, CA.
Panel discussions explored how ‘Trauma-Informed Interventions Can Save the Lives of LA’s At Risk Children, from Infants to Teens.’
The event served as a call to action for local children’s advocates with the ultimate goal of Toxic Stress prevention and intervention.
Neal Halfon, MD., MPH
Founding Director, UCLA Center for Healthier Children Families and Communities,
Professor of Pediatrics, in the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Professor of Health Policy & Management in the Fielding School of Public Health, and Professor of Public Policy in the Luskin School of Public Affairs
Moderator: James Newton
Editor, UCLA Blueprint Magazine, Author & Former Editor and Bureau Chief, Los Angeles Times
Dr. Astrid Heppenstall Heger, M.D., Executive Director, Violence Intervention Program
Dr. Elisa A. Nichols, M.D., M.S.P.H., CEO, The Children’s Clinic
Javier Stauring, Chaplain & Director, Healing Justice Coalition, Office of Restorative Justice, Archdiocese of Los Angeles
Tipping the Scales: The Resilience Game, Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University
Film Clip: Resilience (a KPRJ Film) – Click Here to View
Paul Curtis, Executive Director, California Coalition for Youth – Download Presentation
Jill Habig, Special Counsel to California Attorney General Kamala Harris – Download Presentation
Film Clip: Paper Tigers (a KPRJ Film) – Click Here to View