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Connections Spotlight — Interview with Iya Affo on ‘Historical Trauma’ during a time of Covid-19, Black Lives Matter

| August 25, 2020
Connections Spotlight — Interview with Iya Affo on ‘Historical Trauma’ during a time of Covid-19, Black Lives Matter

A total of 110 individuals representing staff, board members and supporters of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth took part in the first level of “Historical Trauma Special Certification” training held via Zoom on Aug. 20 and 24. The attendees represented a variety of children and family heath and social care service agencies throughout Coconino County.
 
In June, CCC&Y agreed to partner with Heal Historical Trauma to become a historical trauma certified agency, which included providing training to the non-profit organization.
 
The most recent training included “Culture and the Explosion of COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter,” “Historical Trauma including Colonization,” “Faces of Historical Trauma,” “Epigenetics,” “Social Determinants of Health,” “BIPOC (Black Indigenous People of Color) Wellness and Structural Racisim” and “Healing.”

Following the session, CCC&Y conducted a Question & Answer interview with presenter Iya Affo, founder of Heal Historic Trauma, a culturalist and historic trauma specialist, who is also with Phoenix Rising in Residence (AZ). Here is that interview:

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