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Creating a Resilient Community: From Trauma to Healing

April 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$25 – $50

The Peace and Justice Institute of Valencia College, Early Learning Coalition of Orange County, Orange County Health Department, along with partners and sponsors, invite you to a conference, Creating a Resilient Community: From Trauma to Healing on April 3rd, 2019.

Come together to explore community wellness through the integration of the science behind adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), trauma-informed practices, and healing.

The day includes a keynote address from Dr. Vince Felitti, the chief researcher of the ACEs study. The conference will further provide the opportunity for multiple stakeholder groups to discuss action plans for moving toward a resilient community. The stakeholder groups include Health/Medical, Education, Business, Criminal Justice/Judicial/First Responders, Government/Public Sector and Civic/Faith/Non-Profit.

All members of the community are invited to attend.

Doors open at 8:00 am for registration, coffee, tea and connecting. Lunch, coffee, dessert and afternoon snacks are included in the registration fee.


8:00 – Doors open for registration and connecting (Coffee and tea service)

9:00 – Welcome and Keynote

10:45 – Exploring Trauma Healing

11:30- Lunch with Panel Discussion

1:00 – Community Conversation

2:30 – Reflections on the Community Conversation

3:00-4:00 Exploring Possibilities Together with Food and Fun


For more information contact us:
Rachel Allen
[email protected]



What are my parking options?
Valet parking is $20. Self Parking is available at no cost.

the Florida Hotel & Conference Center located inside of the Florida Mall?
Yes. The Florida Hotel & Conference Center is located inside the Florida Mall between Macy’s and Sears.

How can I be considered for a scholarship?
Due to the high demand for scholarships, The Peace and Justice Institute is encouraging all participants to identify potential financial resources to cover registration costs. If not available, please contact our event team if you need assistance at 407–582-2291.


Valencia College Peace and Justice Institute


The Florida Hotel and Conference Center
1500 Sand Lake Rd
Orlando, FL 32809 United States
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