TILA’s Speakers Bureau brings together the expertise of TILA’s steering committee, volunteers, and community members to share with community serving organizations. TILA’s Speakers Bureau offers presentations on a variety of topics through the lens of storytelling. We celebrate the complex lived experiences of activists and healers by sharing their inspiring stories.. Storytelling is political. Storytelling is healing. Storytelling is liberating.

If you would like consultation or more information, please complete and submit a Speakers Bureau Request Form. Speaker Bureau Member rates start at $250.00.

Afia Anim

Afia Anim

  • Ancestral & generational trauma healing
  • Rewiring your brain for success
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Arrowyn Ambrose

  • Trauma informed care in relationship to addiction & recovery
  • Framework for Resilience (in recovery)
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Brenda Ingram

  • Community leadership development
  • Migration trauma & African immigrants
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Brita Loeb

Chisato Hotta

Christina Marquez

  • Attachment and reflective functioning in low-income Latin American immigrant children
  • Income barriers to academic and occupational achievement among adolescents
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Dámon L. Cookë

  • The intersections of Intergenerational Trauma and Incarceration
  • The Intersections of Incarceration and Houselessness
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Danny Contreras

Essence Wynter

  • Racial Activism
  • Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging
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Hala Khouri

Hala Khouri

  • Trauma informed care for direct service providers
  • Trauma informed education- building resilience in the classroom
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Hugo Gonzalez

  • Healing through transformative justice
  • Liberation through community healing circles
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Jamala Taylor

  • Storytelling and Lived Experience
  • Trauma Informed Care and Transformative Justice
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K-Rahn Vallatine

  • Trauma informed approaches to youth engagement
  • Understanding and addressing implicit bias and microaggressions
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Malachi Ananda Gillihan

  • Healing sexual trauma
  • Male survivors of sexual trauma
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Meghna Bhat

  • Trauma-informed and Ethical Storytelling
  • Immigrant and Refugee Storytelling
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Mutima Imani

  • Healing from racial wounds
  • Diversity in the workplace
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Norma Cumpian

  • Intimate partner violence and re-entry
  • Employment and re-entry
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Ramona Merchan

  • Equity, diversity & inclusion
  • Transgenerational trauma & healing
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Rasheed Stanley-Lockheart

  • Harm and Trauma
  • Mass incarceration and its effects on people reentering into society
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Robert Daylin Brown

  • Embodiment practices and emotional regulation for men
  • Men’s relationship to violence
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Ryan Warner

  • Unmasking microaggressions: an interactive discussion
  • Strategies for engaging in productive conversations about race in the workplace
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Salina Gray

Salina Gray

  • Social justice and transformative science
  • Culturally responsive pedagogy
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Samantha Buckingham

Susan Hess

  • Human rights interviewing techniques through a TI lens
  • Creating a Trauma Informed Healing Centered Culture for Students Who were Formerly Incarcerated
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Tiombe Wallace

  • Culturally responsive trauma informed care
  • Healing historical trauma
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Tracy Young

  • Storytelling for child welfare workers and service providers
  • Building resilience through a trauma informed lens
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Yehudah Pryce & Genevieve Rimer

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