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Learn more about understanding child abuse, how to respond to and report suspected child abuse, prevention methods, the impact domestic violence has on children, and further your cultural humility skills.

Parent/Caregiver FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions by Parents Who do I call if my child discloses abuse? If your child discloses abuse and is in immediate danger, call…

LGBTQ+ Directory for the Twin Ports Area

This directory offers different safe spaces in the Twin Ports area for LGBTQ+ youth and adults, such as hang out areas, health and wellness services,…

The Urgency of Intersectionality

Kimberlé Crenshaw coined the term ‘intersectionality’ in 1989. Intersectionality is the concept that multiple different social characterizations, such as race and gender, interconnect to create…

White Supremacy Culture

This revised and updated article builds off the work of many scholars who study white supremacy culture. The article goes through different characteristics of white…

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack

Most often when we are taught about racism, we are taught that people of color are at a disadvantage, but not taught that white people…

Vulnerable Subjects and Autonomous Actors: The Right to Sexuality Education for Disabled Under-18s

Children have a right to sexuality education, but historically disabled children have been denied this right. This case study explains that autonomy of those under…

Twenty Years of Critical Race Theory: Looking Back To Move Forward

This article examines the historical context of Critical Race Theory (CRT) and it’s relation to current discussions of race and racism.  …

The Violence of Heteronormative Language Towards the Queer Community

This article analyzes patterns of heteronormative violence directed at the LGBTQIA or queer community through language, including the English language structure, erasure of the bisexual…

Upcoming Family-Centered Events

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    1 2Compassionate Communication WorkshopCompassionate Communication WorkshopTime: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
In this free introductory workshop, you will learn the basics of the internationally known communication model Nonviolent Compassionate Communication (NVC).
You’ll learn that unmet needs/values are at the core of every conflict. And you’ll learn constructive approaches for dealing with conflict and stressful situations.
Authentic communication is at the core of this model. You’ll learn how to identify needs/values (yours and others) in a way that inspires a certain quality of connection and understanding.
To register, email: duluthaces@gmail.com First Witness Child Advocacy Center
1402 East 2nd Street
Duluth, MN 55805
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3Lake Superior EstuariumLake Superior EstuariumTime: 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
A gathering place for learning and play regarding how fresh water, ecology, and culture coexist and thrive in the Lake Superior Watershed.
Lake Superior Estuarium
3 Marina Drive
Superior, WI 54880
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4Lake Superior EstuariumLake Superior EstuariumTime: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
A gathering place for learning and play regarding how fresh water, ecology, and culture coexist and thrive in the Lake Superior Watershed.
Lake Superior Estuarium
3 Marina Drive
Superior, WI 54880
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6Open Parenting DiscussionOpen Parenting DiscussionTime: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Come talk with other young parents and a parent educator about anything pregnancy or parenting related. Bring your questions and discussion topics such as:
-How can I help my child manage their emotions?
-What opportunities are there in Duluth for young families?
-How do I get my GED or diploma?
-Finding time for myself while parenting.
-Parenting with a partner or other support.
Free museum entry and snacks!
Bring your child to explore the museum
while you get a chance to connect with
other parents.
Duluth Children's Museum
2125 W Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55806
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13Understanding ACESUnderstanding ACESTime: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
When we understand the impacts of childhood adversity, the discussion changes from "What's wrong with you?" to "What happened to you?" This free online workshop offers information and brain science that explains why ACEs impact people's lives. This workshop provides time for Q&A and discussion of resiliency strategies to improve health and build resiliency in our community. Required: Participants must watch the below 15-minute TED Talk before class.
Google the following: Nadine Harris Burke ACEs TED talk "how childhood trauma affects health"
To register, email: duluthaces@gmail.com Online - a link will be sent to you when you register.
14 15 16 17Lake Superior EstuariumLake Superior EstuariumTime: 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
A gathering place for learning and play regarding how fresh water, ecology, and culture coexist and thrive in the Lake Superior Watershed.
Lake Superior Estuarium
3 Marina Drive
Superior, WI 54880
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20 21 22 23Open Parenting DiscussionOpen Parenting DiscussionTime: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Come talk with other young parents and a parent educator about anything pregnancy or parenting related. Bring your questions and discussion topics such as:
-How can I help my child manage their emotions?
-What opportunities are there in Duluth for young families?
-How do I get my GED or diploma?
-Finding time for myself while parenting.
-Parenting with a partner or other support.
Piedmont Elementary School
2827 Chambersburg Ave
Duluth, MN 55811
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