Community Engagement & Education

Our piece of the puzzle

Many organizations in Central Florida are doing amazing work around ACEs, trauma-healing and resilience. At the Peace and Justice Institute, our contribution is education and community engagement.

Community Engagement & Education

Common Read Group:

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The Deepest Well
PJI would like to invite you to participate in a common read Facebook Group focusing on books addressing ACEs, trauma healing, and resilience. We will be starting with Nadine Burke Harris' book, The Deepest Well.To join the PJI Common Read Facebook Group, go to:

Film Screenings, Workshops, Community Events:

Throughout the year, we will offer screenings of the film Resilience as well as offer workshops and community events to create a more trauma-informed Central Florida. 

Upcoming Events:


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The Khatoon Foundation

The Khatoon Foundation has played a vital role in sustaining this important community resilience work happening in Central Florida.