• Rep. Ayanna Pressley Introduces Legislation to Address Childhood Trauma

    11 days ago - By Essence

    Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images By Donna M. Owens · June 11, 2021June 11, 2021 Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley has joined forces with Rep. Carolyn Maloney on legislation that takes a holistic, community-based approach to addressing childhood trauma. One bill is the STRONG Support for Children Act. The other is the Children's Protection Act. Both measures were re-introduced on June 10 in the House of Representatives. The bills aim to provide critical resources to address childhood trauma and create pathways for children, families, and communities to heal and thrive. ESSENCE was invited to...
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