ADVOCACY EVENTS

AUGUST 2017

Justia Agenda's Forensic Social Work's Role in Advancing Human Rights and Social Justice: A Local Global Celebration
August 3, 2017

Founder and CEO, Katie Moran, with the man who inspired her mission: human rights scholar, Dr. Joseph Wronka.

Visit his webpage at:

humanrightsculture.org

"What you do everyday impacts people's access to justice"

-Dr. Tina Maschi

Fordham University's Graduate School of Social Service and Justia Agenda co-sponsored the event, "Forensic Social Work's Role in Advancing Human Rights and Social Justice: A Local Global Celebration" on August 3rd, which brought together scholars and students from the social work community to highlight the human rights framework and forensic social work's role in and potential for providing social justice to their clients and society.

"You have to have a pathological belief in the impossible."

-Dr. Joseph Wronka

IBREA Foundation's Youth Resilience for Successful Implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 
August 8, 2017

""Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do."

-John Wooden

IBREA Foundation and BrainWorld Magazine organized the "Youth Resilience for Successful Implementation of the UN SDGs" on August 8th at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The event was co-sponsored by the Missions of El Salvador, Honduras, Liberia, and Malawi to the United Nations. 

Dr. Glenn Saxe, M.D. from NYU Langone Medical Center discussed the value of resilience in overcoming trauma successfully. Elaborating on posttraumatic growth and antifragility, Dr. Glenn Saxe, M.D. described the important role of oxytocin in overcoming fear and amygdala activation as it relates to trauma. Dr. Maurice Elias from the social-emotional learning lab at Rutgers University explained the importance of social-emotional and character development in youth populations. 

Founder and CEO, Katie Moran, at the IBREA Foundation's event: Youth Resilience for Successful Implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Devlopment Goals.

International Youth Day: Youth Building Peace at the United Nations
August 11, 2017

"Hope is right here, right now, and it's yours."

-Tito Quiroz Angulo

For International Youth Day, the United Nations held the Youth Building Peace event on August 11th, which brought together youth peacebuilders to discuss the youth's role in sparking innovative social change movements.

"Start now. Peace is possible; we can all make a difference. Start now."

-Imrana Alhaji Buba

Founder and CEO, Katie Moran, at the United Nations for International Youth Day.

International Young Leaders Assembly at the United Nations
August 16, 2017

"You have the vision, commitment and knowledge to lead the transformation."

-Santiago Peña

On August 16th, Katie Moran, the CEO and Founder of T & TIE, served as a delegate at the United Nations for the International Young Leaders Assembly (IYLA). The IYLA spotlights moral and innovative leadership, as well as develops leaders who prioritize vision, service, and entrepreneurship.

"Go forward, and make your mark on the world."

-Diane Melley

Founder and CEO, Katie Moran, serving as a delegate at the United Nations for the International Young Leaders Assembly.