Healthy Ever After

Strength, resilience, and community: Finding some light

Earlier this month, EdNC's Nation Hahn spoke during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week about losing his beloved wife Jamie. Today is their wedding anniversary. We share his edited remarks with you as a way to honor him, but also as a way to honor the lived experience of children across North Carolina. We live in a world where resilience matters for too many of our little ones, a world where our teachers and our schools play critical roles in creating trauma-sensitive learning environments. It begins with awareness.

About the author

Nation Hahn is the Director of Growth for EdNC. Nation manages the Reach NC Voices initiative for EducationNC which is focused on putting the public back in public policy. Reach uses technology and participatory design strategies to connect with North Carolinians. Prior to coming to EdNC, Nation managed digital media campaigns for a range of organizations in North Carolina and nationally.… Read full bio »

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