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5th Annual Resilience Summit

Innovating and Scaling
Community Resiliency Initiatives

Innovating and Scaling<br> Community Resiliency Initiatives

Friday, September 21, 2018
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (US CST)

Searle Conference Center, Rush University
1725 W. Harrison Street, Chicago, IL
(Get Directions)

Through this day of presentations, panels, and table top work, you will leave inspired by some of the greatest innovations in community resiliency building and equipped to put actionable strategies to work in your own community!

The Resilience Summit brings together faculty with real world experience to provide tools and facilitate solutions to the most pressing questions you’re grappling with in essential areas of human resilience. Our promise is that you will leave this gathering better equipped to strengthen yourself and others. A Certificate of Attendance will be provided to attendees and CE applications are pending. Questions? Email us.

Thank You Sponsors

We extend our gratitude to our gracious sponsors for making this event possible.

Rush University  Wounded Warrior Project


Scholarships Available

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, NRI is able to offer a limited number of scholarships for the in-person and webcast conference. We are dedicated to human resilience education and serving those who need financial assistance. If you would like to request financial support, please apply for assistance prior to registering. NRI is unable to assist with travel, lodging, or meal expenses beyond event meals. To be considered for a scholarship please complete the application here.


Online Registration

Join us in Chicago or view the webcast from the convenience of your home or office! In-person registration includes lunch. We also accept Purchase Orders. Email Karen for help processing.


Empowering Trauma-Informed Families, Schools & Community

SUMMIT AGENDA*

7:30-8:00am
Registration

8:00-8:15am
Welcome
April Smith, Board Chair; Mollie Marti, PhD, JD, President & CEO

8:15-9:00am
Creating Community: Transforming Lives through Intentional Neighboring
Brenda Eheart, PhD, Founder, Generations of Hope

9:00-10:00am
Innovating Community Resilience: 2018 Resilience Symposium Highlights Panel
Patricia Ruiz, Ph.D., LCSW, Director, Vogel Resiliency Center, U.S.Army North, Ft Sam Houston; Niranjan Karnik, MD, PhD, Director, Center for Underserved Populations & Innovative Interventions, Rush-UChicago Institute for Translational Medicine; David Schonfeld, MD, Director, National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement

10:00-10:15am
Networking Break

10:15-11:00am
Treating the Whole Person: Community-Based Wellness Supports
Dylan Tete, Founder, Bastion Community of Resilience

11:00-12:00pm
Facilitated Learning

12:00-1:00pm
Lunch (included in registration)

1:00-2:15pm
Community Resilience Storytelling: Engaging and Mobilizing Vulnerable Populations (featuring “The Children of Central City” documentary)
Jonathan Bullington and Richard Webster, Times-Picayune, New Orleans

2:15-3:00pm
Building Bridges to Fatherhood: Strengthening Families in Low-Income, Ethnic Minority Communities
Wrenetha Julion, PhD, Chair, Department of Women, Children and Family Nursing, Rush University

3:00-3:15pm
Networking Break

3:15-4:00am
Trauma Informed Resilience: Creating Social Change One Connection at a Time
Lisa Cherry, Author and United Kingdom Trauma & Resilience Trainer

4:00-4:30pm
Community Conclusions and Closing Remarks

4:30pm
Summit Closes

*Note: Agenda for informational purposes only. Presenters, topics, and schedule subject to change. Check back for most recent updates.


equipping hope builders

MEET THE SUMMIT FACULTY

Leon Caldwell, PhD
Leon Caldwell, PhD, Managing Principal at Ujima Community Transformation Developers, is a...
Lisa Cherry
Lisa Cherry is an author and international trainer and consultant in the...
Brenda Krause Eheart, PhD
Brenda Krause Eheart, PhD, founder of Generations of Hope and Hope Meadows,...
Wrenetha Julion, PhD, MPH, RN
Wrenetha Julion, PhD, MPH, RN, Chair of the Department of Women, Children...
Niranjan S. Karnik, MD, PhD
Niranjan S. Karnik, MD, PhD, Director of Population Behavioral Health in the...
David Schonfeld, MD
David Schonfeld MD, a member the American Academy of Pediatrics Disaster Preparedness...
Dylan Tête, MPH
Dylan Tête, MPH, an Iraqi veteran, is Executive Director and founder of...
Richard Webster
Richard Webster, reporter at the Times-Picayune, is co-author of “The Children of...
Mollie Marti, PhD, JD
Mollie Marti, PhD, JD, is founding CEO and President of the nonprofit...
David Richmond, CBE
David Richmond, CBE, is Chairman of the Contact Group, a Partner Charity...

Lodging Information

For a limited time, Hotel Chicago, located within walking distance to the Searle Conference Center, is offering a special $179 Summit Rate with $25 Parking. Call (312) 243-2900 to make your reservation!

Summit Host Site

Searle Conference Center, Rush University 1725 W. Harrison Street, Chicago, IL (Get Directions)
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