•  Bright Futures Fairbanks to host movie screening and panel

    The Bright Futures Fairbanks Volunteer Leadership Team and the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District are hosting a free public screening and panel discussion of Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope on Friday, February 1st from 6 - 8 pm at Hunter Elementary.  


    Resilience chronicles the movement of trailblazers in pediatrics, education, and social welfare that are using cutting-edge science and field-tested therapies to protect children from the insidious effects of toxic stress. Viewers should leave knowing how they can promote resilience in their own family and community.


    Billy Smith - Hunter Elementary After School Coordinator will welcome viewers and Heather Johnson - West Valley High School Assistant Principal will facilitate the panel discussion. Panelists will include: Lantz Dahlke - Fort Wainwright Chief of Police, Gunnar Ebbesson - Licensed Professional Counselor with Turning Point Counseling Service, Christie Herman - Case Manager with Tanana Chiefs Conference, and Mindy Swisher - Licensed Clinical Social Worker. 


    This film screening and panel discussion is made possible by the trauma-informed change committee: Bernard Gatewood, Joe Griek, Heather Johnson, and Rosalie Rein. More information at 452-2000 x11225 and brightfutures@k12northstar.org. 

Last Modified on April 28, 2020