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Fact Sheet: Black Women’s Financial Trauma

We are proud to release a fact sheet authored by Scholar Chloe B. McKenzie, a financial literacy expert and founder and CEO of BlackFem, Inc. The fact sheet outlines how the wealth gap could be narrowed by financial literacy education, if curricula recognize and repair the financial harms that have affected Black women. The fact sheet defines three key concepts that must be addressed: financial shaming, financial abuse, and financial trauma.

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Trauma & Mental Health

Building Foundations of Health and Wellbeing in School: A Study of Restorative Practices and Girls of Color

The Initiative on Gender Justice & Opportunity, under the leadership of Senior Scholar Thalia González, conducted a two-year study funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The project was designed to examine associations between school-based restorative practices and protective health factors for girls of color.

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School & Pushout

Mental Health, School-Based Health Centers, and Girls of Color: Policy and Practice Recommendations

This compendium of policy and practice recommendations aggregates a set of proposals to enhance mental health outcomes and thriving for girls of color.

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School & Pushout

The Promise and Challenge of School-Based Mental Health Care for Girls of Color

One of four issue briefs, published in partnership with Dr. Kimberlyn Leary, assessing the challenges and successes of school-based mental health care for girls of color and analyzing the broader context of mental health and communities of color

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Trauma & Mental Health

Mental Health & Girls of Color

One of four issue briefs, published in partnership with Dr. Kimberlyn Leary, assessing the challenges and successes of school-based mental health care for girls of color and analyzing the broader context of mental health and communities of color.

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Trauma & Mental Health

Mental Health & Communities of Color

One of four issue briefs, published in partnership with Dr. Kimberlyn Leary, assessing the challenges and successes of school-based mental health care for girls of color and analyzing the broader context of mental health and communities of color.

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Trauma & Mental Health

Gender & Trauma: Somatic Interventions for Girls in Juvenile Justice: Implications for Policy and Practice

The Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality developed this report Gender & Trauma, which explores how physically-based programs like yoga and mindfulness interventions can help girls in the Juvenile Justice system.

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