Impact Arizona

Genocide. Slavery. Forced relocation. Cultural destruction.

These experiences shared by communities can result in cumulative emotional and psychological wounds that carry across generations. The effects of historical traumas inflicted by and on people because of their race linger in descendants and prevents material, social and spiritual progress of all communities. The persistent cycle of trauma continues to destroy as it is not just about what happened, but it’s about what is happening now.

Using creative, interactive tools, participants will learn about historical trauma and how to recognize its symptoms in individuals, communities, and institutions. Engage with a diverse community of participants to uncover buried history and begin the process of healing. This third session will be focused on the experiences of White Americans.

FREE  |  Open to the public  |  Lunch provided
This program is the third in a multi-part series taking place during 2017 - 2019.


Calvin Terrell HeadshotCalvin Terrell
Founder and lead facilitator,                                                
Social Centric Institute

Mesa Community College
Library - 3rd floor
1833 W. Southern Ave.  |  Mesa, AZ 85202


Mesa Community College is located at Dobson Rd. and Southern Ave. in Mesa. The campus is accessible from the US 60 freeway,using the Dobson Rd. exit.  For driving directions, click on the map button below and then select "Directions," or contact our office.


The library is located on the west side of the MCC campus, off of Dobson Rd., and is outlined in blue on the parking map. The closest parking is the Northwest Parking lot (Lot A). Parking at MCC is free, but please do not park in any lot designated as reserved or for employees. 
Parking Map

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Volunteer at "Recognizing and Healing Historical Trauma - part 3."

Your service as a volunteer will help make this program a great success and have a positive impact on our community. Be an Architect of Change and sign up to volunteer with the CSRD!

Volunteer Information:

  • Each volunteer shift is a minimum of 1 hour
  • Volunteers may sign up for multiple shifts
  • CSRD will sign off on community service/volunteer paperwork or write letters on your behalf
  • If these shifts do not fit with your schedule, but you would still like to volunteer, please contact us to arrange a custom volunteer schedule
Historical Trauma Image
Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 9:00am to 2:00pm

Mesa Community College
Library - 3rd floor
415 E Grant St., Phoenix