Lunch Break With The Village is a monthly Facebook Live event series that features Village staff and community guests who provide expert tips and advice on navigating challenging life situations and other relevant topics.

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Topic: Navigating The Return to School During COVID

Thursday, August 13, 12-12:30pm

Lunch Break With The Village is hosted by Yvette Young, The Village’s AVP of Programs and Advocacy. Yvette will be joined by Aldwin Allen, The Village’s Senior Director of Community Programs.

  • What are the options available for educating children in the fall?
  • How can parents prepare their children to return to school?
  • How can parents support their children if they will be doing distance learning?
  • What services/supports are needed for students during COVID?

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Past episodes

Topic: Allyship & Antiracism

Thursday, July 16, 12-12:30pm

The topic of this special episode is allyship and antiracism. Lunch Break With The Village is hosted by Yvette Young, The Village’s AVP of Programs and Advocacy. Yvette will be joined by Dr. Maysa Akbar.

Topic: Racial Trauma
Part Two

Thursday, July 2, 12-12:30pm

The topic of this special two-part series racial trauma. Lunch Break With The Village is hosted by Yvette Young, The Village’s AVP of Programs and Advocacy. Yvette will be joined by Yanique Grant, LCSW, Clinician for Adult Services at The Village.

  • Where does healing begin?
  • How can people heal from racial trauma?
  • What work needs to be done to begin healing? (BIPOC specifically)
  • How can an Ally “stand in the gap” to promote healing and not further impact their loved ones, colleagues, etc.?

Topic: Racial Trauma
Part One

Thursday, June 18, 12-12:30pm

The topic of this special two-part series racial trauma. Lunch Break With The Village is hosted by Yvette Young, The Village’s AVP of Programs and Advocacy. Yvette will be joined by Yanique Grant, LCSW, Clinician for Adult Services at The Village.

  • What is racial trauma?
  • Who is affected?
  • Why are they affected?

Topic: Anxiety & Depression

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Lunch Break With The Village is hosted by Yvette Young, LPC, The Village’s AVP of Programs and Advocacy.

On this episode, Yvette will be joined by Dr. Scott MacGregor, Psy D, Clinical Psychologist at The Village.

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