News

• “Moving more than oil: The intimate link between human trafficking and dirty energy in Minnesota,” by Kayla Walsh, Autumn 2018, Earth Island Journal

• “When rape is reported in Minnesota,” 2018, 9-part series, Star Tribune: The 2019 Legislature will consider sweeping measures to fix systemic failures in the way the criminal justice system handles sex assault cases.

• “Why some Minnesota lawmakers are confident they can get an opioid bill passed in 2019,” Nov. 2018, minnpost.com Video

• TED Talk by Nadine Burke Harris, MD, “How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime” (16 min)

• Trauma Troopers: Minneapolis youth help with mental health, youtube.com

• “Dakota 38” documentary, on youtube.com


Books

• “The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-term Effects of Childhood Adversity”

• “The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma”

• “Garden of Truth: The Prostitution and Trafficking of Native Women in Minnesota”


Websites

acesconnection.com: Effects of childhood trauma and developing resilience

safepassagemn.org: Advocacy in MN legislature on behalf of at-risk children

minneminds.org: Statewide advocacy collaborative

stopitnow.org: How to protect children from sexual abuse

comingtothetable.org: Healing racial trauma

samhsa.gov: Substance abuse and mental health services


Organizations

• Families Moving Forward: A program for children who have been sexually abused and their non-offending parents.

• Healing Motion: Group therapy that incorporates mind-body techniques. such as mindfulness, movement, and art expression for girls who have experienced sexual abuse.

• Midwest Center for Trauma and Emotional Healing, 952-934-2555, mwtraumacenter.com

• NEST: A parent mentor program which uses community volunteers to walk beside at-risk parents, giving them emotional support and guidance as they face parenting challenges due to mental health concerns, trauma, or stress.