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Teaching and Resilience after Childhood Trauma

Mercedes Muñoz, teacher, poet, author, and playwright shares her story of hope and inspiration after significant childhood trauma, and how that lead to teaching. She discusses connection with community and a relationship with a higher power. She was awarded the Oregon Teacher of the Year Award for 2020 and is nominated for the Oregon Education Association Teaching Award. Described as a “force of nurture,” Mercedes Muñoz advocates for the learning needs of all students.


Sunday, June 21, 2020 - 10:00am