Self-Care and Expression in a Time of Trauma

The Baton Foundation is thrilled to offer its inaugural virtual public event as we continue to follow local and state COVID-19 health guidelines. Zoom registration information is below. Narrative Since March, our community has been hit hard by the global COVID-19 health pandemic and the resulting financial downturn. More recently, those crises have been compounded […]

Hush No More!: Domestic Violence, Sexual Abuse and Trauma in the Black Community

The Baton Foundation, Inc., in collaboration with Hush No More! and Comfort in The Storm, will host a film screening and community conversation about domestic violence, sexual assault and abuse, and trauma in the Black community. This program is free, but registration is required. The Problem Studies show that every 98 seconds someone is sexually […]

Wakanda Forever: Remembering the Life and Work of Chadwick Boseman

The Baton Foundation will host a community discussion to celebrate Chadwick Boseman’s life and extraordinary work. This program is free. Registration is required. About the Program The world seemed to stop, if only briefly, when Chadwick Aaron Boseman died on August 28, 2020. His short life was exceptional and steeped in history. Over the course […]

“Ground Crew” Essay Contest

CONTEST NARRATIVE For more than half a century, the Civil Rights Movement has been remembered, in large part, by the narratives schools, media, and cultural institutions have promulgated with regards to the Movement’s icons. Dr. King and Rosa Parks often are at the center of those narratives, and for good reason. The struggle to secure […]

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