NBC News interviewed Ackerman Institute President Lois Braverman on how to keep peace with family members at the holiday dinner table. Braverman shares her tips on what to do when heated political conversations and family gatherings collide. Watch the videos below:
Via Broadway World:
Iconic performer, writer, artist and activist Mx Justin VivIan Bond will close out an epic yearlong retrospective of v’s 25 year career at Joe’s Pub at The Public with a new show called The Golden Age of Justin VivIan Bond, September 7-10 at 9:00PM, and a tribute concert, Trans/Art/Family: The VIVification of NYC, on September 11 at 8:00PM. The VIVification of NYC will be a celebration of Mx Bond as well as a benefit for two organizations – Participant, Inc and The Gender & Family Project.
Said Mx Bond, “If organizations such as the Gender & Family project had existed when I was younger, my life would probably have been much easier – certainly my family’s would have.”
Tickets are available online, by phone, 212-967-7555, and in-person at The Public Theater’s Taub Box Office (425 Lafayette St @ Astor Place).
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Seven-time Emmy-winning PIX 11 News Anchor Tamsen Fadal reports on hosting the 2015 Moving Families Forward Gala benefiting the Ackerman Institute for the Family. The honorees included the Emmy and Golden Globe winning actor and humanitarian Jimmy Smits, author Jacqueline Woodson and William Donaldson.
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President & CEO, Lois Braverman, featured in this “Look to the Stars” article, shares her thoughts on our upcoming, 2015 Moving Families Forward Gala. Lois boasts her gratitude for the evenings host; Tamsen Fadal, Alice K. Netter who will be honored with the Ackerman Distinguished Service Award, William H. Donaldson recipient of the Ackerman Partner Award, and Jacqueline Woodson recipient of the Moving Families Forward Award. Our Gala is on October 26th at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City.
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In this NBCNews.com piece by PSilvia Espinal, LCSW, & Erika Sosa Klein, MSW, LCSW, discuss the ‘Latino Youth and Family Immigration Project: Dimelo en Espanol.’ This is a program designed to help meet the specific mental health needs of Hispanic families, with a focus on cultural competence.
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