Resilience Event - Jorge Nuñez

Learning Courage hosted a virtual event on January 12, 2021. The theme of this event was Resilience. This theme resonated for all of us at that time because we were approaching a year in the grips of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Everyone was fatigued from all the restrictions and losses that came with the pandemic. And yet resilience represented something we all felt connected to. We needed more of it and yet we all had to demonstrate it. And resilience is a significant part of our work at Learning Courage. Our goal is to support and promote resilience in schools by providing tools that reduce sexual assault and minimize trauma for those who have been harmed.

We were honored that Jorge Nuñez joined us to share his inspiring story of resilience. Jorge is a poet who serves as a ‘satellite’ teaching artist with Street Poets Inc., a Los Angeles-based non-profit organization that harnesses the healing power of poetry and music to build community and inspire our next generation to write, rap, and dream a new world into being for us all. To learn more about Jorge and Street Poets Inc., please follow the link to


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