We believe people are
what they are taught by their positive and negative life experiences. Out of this may come rigid ways and views
which don't work as they once had. This may impact an individual’s ability to make the needed adjustments
in their lives when needed. Not being able to make these adjustments can result in depression, anger, financial problems,
alcohol or drug abuse, violence, relationship problems and failure.
Seeking help can be
challenging. And you want someone that has good interpersonal skills, experience, knowledge, and, of course, compassion for
the people he works with from all walks of life. We are commitment to helping organizations and individuals help
themselves by supporting a way of thinking that leads to self awareness, healing and peace. We have the background and
knowledge to help you or your organization succeed in making needed adjustments.
the ills and disparities within the African American community, such issues as violence, drugs, poverty, and emotional, physical,
and spiritual health are often discussed. When systematic oppression isn’t being questioned as a barrier, community accountability and African-American men’s lack of accountability often comes to the forefront. African American’s traumatic history and African American men’s trauma is overlooked and/or called an excuse. When African American trauma is not addressed the cycle of pain can continue and the community suffers tenfold.
In 2008 we started
our efforts to address increasing disparities confronting African Americans with a broad range of practical culturally sensitive
trauma informed projects and strategies focused healing. We believe addressing historical trauma offers an alternative
way of thinking about community building “from inside out”
not just “the outside in”. It creates
an environment for collaboration, wellness, sustainable change, “compassionate accountability” and community empowerment. We realize that a stronger, thriving African American community improves the health of the
community and the society as a whole.