Trauma & Resilience Initiative Inc.

Creating equitable, just, & loving communities in which every person is cared for, connected, supported, & well.

Our Mission

The Trauma & Resilience Initiative (TRI) is a non-profit organization that educates and promotes healing & resilience in individuals, families, organizations and communities while advocating for justice and equity for all.

Learn more about our mission, our history, guiding principles and our team here!

What We Do

Learning Collaborative with RACES

We offer a range of education, training, & workshops to help individuals, families, or groups better understand:

  • Trauma

  • Resilience

  • Trauma-Informed Care

  • And more!

Neighborhood Safety Meeting

We train groups that work within the Champaign-Urbana community to meet the emotional, social, and/or physical needs of individuals.

For Colored Girls Writing Cohort
  • We offer diverse volunteering opportunities and community events for individuals.

  • Specialized volunteering roles offered to medical professionals, certain roles will also receive a small stipend for their work.

  • We invite other organizations to partner with us!

Winter 2020 Healing Solutions Cohort
  • Anyone can donate!

  • Donations go towards supporting individuals and families impacted by gun violence with crisis support, such as with moving expenses, temporary hotel stays, food/transportation, and getting other basic needs met.

  • They also help offset our operational costs so that we can keep running!

Looking for new opportunities to connect with your community? Interested in gaining skills to better support your neighbors?

You can complete our online application here and we will reach out to connect with you for a phone or video interview!

Upcoming Events

Communities of Practice

Currently, we are working to implement communities of practice (CoP) which focus on improving equity and trauma informed schools, juvenile justice system, community development/building and collaborative processes.

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