Trauma Response

Trauma Response

Trauma occurs on both a personal level that affects individuals, and on a systemic level that affects entire communities. We respond to these events to provide comfort to the afflicted, and to mitigate and prevent future harm.

A memorial to the farm workers killed in the January 2023 shooting in Half Moon Bay
A vigil for Ukraine


  • Letter: Our letter regarding the violence in Israel and Gaza
  • Letter: To our Jewish siblings: A letter of solidarity and love (following the Colleyville, Texas synagogue hostage taking)
  • Prayer Vigil for Ukraine
  • Vigil for Karina Castro, a San Carlos woman killed by her boyfriend
  • Solidarity letter to AAPI colleagues and friends
  • Forwarded Rabbi Feder’s Letter on anti-semitism with statement of solidarity for Jewish Siblings
  • Supporting victims’ families after HMB shooting, organizing and speaking at interfaith vigils and memorial services


Editorials from the Cohort in the San Mateo Daily Journal.