City Wide Mentor Seminar
hosted by Each One Save One and Cox Chairties
March 9th 9:30am-12:30pm
Stopping the Cycle of Violence
With Guest Speaker
Dr. Andre Perry
Addressing Unhealed Trauma
with Nationally Renowned Trauma Therapist
About our speakers:
Lou Furman, R.D.T., M.F.A., is Executive Director of Community Mediation Services, a nonprofit organization that uses restorative and strength-based philosophy and practices to promote healthy and secure communities. Professor Emeritus at Washington State University, he has established programs in alternative and charter schools, and works extensively with incarcerated youth and special populations. A Registered Drama Therapist, Furman can effectively use role-playing techniques to enhance his activities, especially in victim awareness programs and preparations for victim offender conferencing. In addition, he leads trainings in Nonviolent Communication and Restorative Justice for schools, courts and the general public.
Andre Perry is the Associate Director for Educational Initiatives for Loyola Institute for Quality and Equity in Education. The Institute assesses the success of post-Katrina education reforms and also creates enrichment opportunities for students in the metro area. Prior to, he served as the CEO of the Capital One-University of New Orleans Charter Network, which was comprised of four charter schools in New Orleans
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