When schools shifted to remote learning at the beginning of the pandemic, there was an overwhelming sense of loss for kids. This included loss of routine, social experiences, support for disabled and neurodivergent students, and food security. Almost two years later, teachers are reporting signs of trauma in their students. Online learning and frequent quarantines […]
When I was 15, my mejicano family threw me a quinceañera. A quinceañera is a coming-of-age religious and cultural ceremony filled with celebratory rites and rituals. It’s typically celebrated by young women but there are quinceañeros, too. My quince took over 18 months to plan and this fiesta was intense! Quinces in my family are […]
It’s been a Summer of Celebrations here at Center for Health Progress and after the kind of year that we’ve all had, we needed it! Growing up in a large, extended family, I learned the importance of celebrations – from birthdays and quinceaneras, graduations, anniversaries, and retirements, my family knows how to throw a party! […]
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