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Surviving Out Loud

Dr. Heather Evans joined Dr. Veirdre Jackson on the Living Strong radio show. They “explored the idea of surviving out loud and what it looks like to live beyond a...... Read More

What Refugees in Your Neighborhood Need from You

Dr. Heather Evans shared with Christianity Today her experience from visiting a Congolese refugee camp in 2014 to meeting and welcoming refugees in America in 2015. She sees the influx...... Read More

Lessons Learned in Quarantine during a Global Pandemic

Quarantine. When it seems all has been stripped away, what remains? Comfort traded for uncertainty. Ease becomes disruption. Anticipation leads to loss. Shared spaces become divided souls. Joyful moments to...... Read More

Gracious Hospitality: Welcoming My New Neighbor Webinar

Dr. Heather Evans joined Rev. Valerie Andrews, Dr. Krayer and Katherine Obenschain on a live-stream webinar to discuss how we can best greet and care for refugees coming to the...... Read More

The Call to Courage

Dr. Heather Evans sits down with Deb Cummins Stellato on the Think Courageously podcast. Heather shares her journey of working with women and how “the work of trauma found her.”...... Read More

Dealing with Trauma: What is it? How do we deal with it?

Dr. Heather Evans sits down with Joe Velarde, Lead Pastor of Riverbend Community Church on the podcast Vision for the Valley. They take a look at what trauma is, what...... Read More

Coping with COVID-19: Collective Trauma

Dr. Heather Evans speaks again with Rob Vaughn  of 69 News WFMZ-TV in this final installment of Coping with COVID-19. She and Rob discuss the collective trauma we are all...... Read More

Coping with COVID-19: Anxiety in Our Children

Dr. Heather Evans speaks with Rob Vaughn of 69 News WFMZ-TV on the second installment of a three-part series “Coping with COVID-19 Anxiety and Fears.” In this second part, Dr....... Read More

Refugees: Their Experience & Our Perception

I am preparing to attend a Community of Practice this week organized by the American Bible Society.  This annual gathering includes an opportunity to network and learn from those committed...... Read More

Justice

  Today I attended the sentencing hearing for a local human trafficker.  Over the last 2 years since his arrest, VAST (Valley Against Sex Trafficking) Coalition, has sought to work...... Read More