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A Community Forum on Trauma Informed Services Within Boston Public Schools | Race and Community Dialogue Series

The Center on Crime, Race, and Justice presented its third annual Race and Community Dialogue series A Community Forum on Trauma Informed Services Within Boston Public Schools. Throughout the presentation the panelists discussed the effectiveness of trauma informed services within BPS.

This forum is the first panel discussion of a three-part series, exploring important topics on race and communities of color that impact the city of Boston.


Latashia Furtado, 
M.Ed, Director of Student Support, Boston Day and Evening Academy

Kedan Harris, Assistant Director of Opportunity Youth, Boston Public Schools

Dorion Levy, Junior at the Boston Community Leadership Academy, Student Governing Board Member

Jenna Parafinczuk, MSW, LICSW, Director of Student Support, Boston Public Schools


Olinka Briceno*, M.Ed, Dean of Discipline, Boston Community Leadership Academy, Boston Public Schools

Lucinda Mills*, MSW, District Social Worker, Boston Public Schools

*denotes CRJ Community Advisory Board Member

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