Advocacy in Action

Advocate a Trauma-Informed Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Please take action urging Congress to provide robust emergency funding for trauma-informed supports and approaches, such as social-emotional learning (SEL), during COVID-19 relief negotiations.

Trauma-informed supports and SEL are critically needed as young people begin the school year and face racial injustice, the pandemic, the economic downturn, and natural disasters. Now more than ever we need to support young people’s well-being, resilience during trauma, and academic engagement.

Congress is back from an August recess and is negotiating a COVID-19 relief funding package. Your lawmakers need to hear from you!

Follow the link to urge Congress to prioritize funding for trauma-informed supports and SEL. Consider adding your own reasons why advancing this funding matters to you and your community.

If you’d like to engage in more trauma-informed advocacy efforts, consider joining the National Trauma Campaign.