Resilience Month: Bridging Us Together

Resilience MonthResilience Month

Psychologists define resilience as adaptation in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, or significant sources of stress. Clallam Resilience Project, NOLS and other community partners teamed up to offer events and activities focused on building knowledge, skills, connection, and resilience.

Resilience Month Kits

2022 Resilience Kit

Resilience Kit
Beginning Saturday, October 1, while supplies last

In October, pick up a free Resilience Kit at any NOLS location, while supplies last. The kit provides a variety of activities and tools to help build resilience, engage in community care, and support self-care.

Day of the Dead – Tin Box Diorama/Día de los Muertos – Diorama de Lata

Saturday, October 1, 11am-4pm, Peninsula College, Port Angeles
Take & Make kit available Monday, October 17, at all NOLS locations

El Día de los Muertos es una tradición de México y parte de los Estados Unidos en la que se honra y se recuerda a amigos y familiares que ya han fallecido.

Day of the Dead, or el Día de los Muertos, is a traditional holiday observed throughout Mexico and parts of the United States, which honors and remembers friends and family members who have passed on.

All Ages|

Generational Clarity (Trauma Informed Strategies): An Indigenous Perspective

Friday, October 21, 8am-5pm at Red Cedar Hall on the Jamestown S’Klallam Campus in Blyn
Presented by JanMarie Ward Olmstead (Chumash), MPA

This interactive workshop will provide participants an opportunity to develop an understanding of how the historical experience of American Indians and Alaska Natives connects to Intergenerational Trauma, ongoing discrimination, racism, lateral violence, and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE). Registration Required.


Exploring Climate Anxiety and Building Community Resilience Together

Thursday October 27, 12:30-1:30pm at Studium Generale, Peninsula College, and on Zoom
Presented by Melanie Greer

Many people are experiencing a wide range of responses to how climate change is affecting our communities and our lives. This presentation will introduce a common language and knowledge about the range of reactions people are reporting and strategies to take towards personal and community resilience.


Thank You to Resilience Month Community Partners

Clallam County 4-H
Empowered Teens Coalition
Peninsula Early Childhood Coalition
Coordinated Care
Olympic Community of Health
Olympic Peninsula Healthy Community Coalition
Washington Health Care Authority
Washington Health Care Authority
Port Angeles Healthy Youth Coalition
Port Angeles Education Foundation
First Step Family Support Center
Peninsula College
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Peninsula Early Childhood Coalition
Clallam Resilience Project
Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe
Quileute Human Services
Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts (JFFA)
Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts (JFFA)
United Way of Clallam County
United Way of Clallam County
PAVE: Partnerships for Action, Voices for Empowerment
PAVE: Partnerships for Action, Voices for Empowerment

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