Trinity Boston Connects people, programs, and practices to heal the traumatic impact of systemic racism on youth of color in Boston.
1 in 6 children in Boston are affected by adverse childhood experiences,
which profoundly affect their social and emotional learning (SEL) skills (ACES Boston Report, 2012). “Research confirms that youth with stronger SEL [skills] are more likely to have academic and career success, positive relationships, better physical and mental health, and meaningful contributions to society (Aspen Institute, 2017).”
We help youth achieve significant growth in social and emotional learning skills through our programs and partner with other organizations to help them do the same.
Our expertise lies in three Essential Community Practices (3ECP) that together work to support the growth and development of individual youth, create safe and supportive communities, and promote racial equity healing.
The heartbeat of our work is in the nourishing connection between young people of color and adults who champion their potential and invest in their success.
years of connection building across Boston
youth served each year through our direct-service programs
youth reached through schools, government agencies, and organizations with whom we share our expertise
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