Ukrainian-Born Pianist Receives Support from the Foundation Trust

Pianist Liana Paniyeva

Liana Paniyeva, a classical pianist originally from Ukraine, recently connected with the Foundation Trust. Liana is a 2022 recipient of Foundation Trust Emergency Medical Support, a small gift intended to lessen the burden of unexpected medical procedures. Our interview for this article took place shortly after the Russian invasion of Ukraine began; Liana’s family, including…

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Celebrating the 2021 Foundation Trust Emerging Artist

2021 Emerging Artist Giselle Bonilla at her show (Photo by Tara Vocino) The Foundation Trust recently hosted a gallery show to celebrate the work of the second Foundation Trust Emerging Artist Fellowship at Follow Your Art Community Studios in Melrose, MA.   Giselle Bonilla with Foundation Trust Executive Director Dr. Joseph Spinazzola (Photo by Tara…

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Foundation Trust Spotlight: Revere Community School

The Foundation Trust Spotlight showcases our staff and partners and highlights the important work they are doing to advance resources and services in our programming areas of focus. In this installment, we are excited to share details about our grantee, the Revere Community School. The Foundation Trust’s Connection to Revere The Foundation Trust’s connection to…

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Foundation Trust Spotlight: Rehearsal for Life

The Foundation Trust Spotlight showcases our staff and partners and highlights the important work they are doing to advance resources and services in our programming areas of focus. In this installment, we are excited to share details about our partnership with 2020-21 grant recipient Rehearsal for Life. A major element of our foundation’s annual calendar…

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Foundation Trust Spotlight: Chelsea Community Connections

The Foundation Trust Spotlight showcases our staff and partners and highlights the important work they are doing to advance resources and services in our programming areas of focus.   Chelsea, MA a Priority Community for the Foundation Trust Chelsea was selected by the trustees of the Foundation Trust as one of our priority communities for…

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New Essay Available on the Complexity of Racial Trauma

Ibeyí No. 001.2 Brother’s Keeper ©Lucious Smith

We are pleased to debut a timely and important new section of the complextrauma.org website: The Complexity of Racial Trauma, co-developed by Foundation Trust Senior Training Associate, Dr. Jana Pressley and our esteemed colleague, Dr. Nancy Nealious.   We welcome you to peruse the new content by clicking the hyperlink above and exploring the additional…

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New Content Released on the Impact of Psychological Maltreatment

We are pleased to announce the addition of a new core topic on the complextrauma.org website: Death by a Thousand Cuts: The Insidious Impact of Psychological Maltreatment. We welcome you to peruse the new content by clicking the hyperlink above and exploring the additional related resources listed below.   A Preview of the New Material We…

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Foundation Trust Spotlight: Spotlight on Kaitlyn Marie Wilson, LICSW

The Foundation Trust Spotlight showcases our staff and partners and highlights the important work they are doing to advance resources and services in our programming areas of focus. For our first installment in this series, we are delighted to feature Kaitlyn Marie Wilson, LICSW Training & Resource Development Associate for the foundation.   An important…

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Now Available in English, Spanish, French, & Portuguese: COVID-19 Coping Strategies for Adults and Youth with a History of Complex Trauma

Resource guides recently made available by the Foundation Trust for adults and youth with histories of complex trauma are now available to read and download in English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese. These resources, developed by trauma experts Drs. Jana Pressley and Joseph Spinazzola, clarify how past complex trauma is relevant to current events and suggest…

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